Even if your favorite pet is a puppy, you should be aware that cats are quite appealing creatures. Yet, you are not likely to learn how weird cats can be. Here are a few weird facts about cats:
Surely you have known that humans are unable to drink chair water, as it is saline and dehydrates your body. Their kidneys are capable of removing the salt from the sea water, enabling them to rehydrate themselves.
We know that cats are talented with instincts for searching. In actuality, they're so good at it that, in the past, cats that spent most of their time outside have been instrumental in the extinction of 33 species of mammals, reptiles and birds.
An intriguing part of the anatomy is how cats do not possess any sweat glands. They use their paws for keeping themselves cool. The sweat glands located in cats' paws exude a scent that helps them mark their territory. To put it differently, it means that while they are walking or scratching, they are in reality marking their territory.
Cat owners will bear in mind that their pet loves to laze around in the sun or remain on their couch. It may surprise many to learn that cats spend as much as seventy percent of the life in sleeping. That amounts to sixteen hours per day! The reason for their being so lazy is that they need to work very tough to locate and kill mice, their favorite food.
Many of the older cats tend to develop something similar to what we know as Alzheimer's disease. Cats over eight years of age keep roaming all over the house and look quite confused or dazed. That's the reason behind their constant Raccoon Sounds. In the event your cat is showing such symptoms also, the experts would recommend you to relaxation it at night by providing it with an additional blanket.
In case you thought that the role of whiskers is only to increase the character of your cat and make it lovable, you're mistaken! Cats use their whiskers to check and determine if they would be able to pass through small openings.
If you've been watching cats, you'd surely know that they invariable land up on their paws. Nature has gifted them with some sense of the law of gravitation. In fact, they're trying to slow down on landing. Moreover, their sense of leadership is extremely strong, telling them that side of the body is up and, accordingly, they adjust their body. But, cat's body requires time to understand that it is falling down and adjusts itself suitably. They're more at ease when coming down from a higher place, as it gives them additional time to land safely on the floor. It is interesting to point here that more cats die on falling from two to six storied structures than from seven to thirty storied buildings.