- Cats and humans have identical region in their brain which is responsible for emotions. Contradictory to the popular belief a cat’s brain is quite similar to that of humans.
- Cats cannot produce fat on its own so it must be given healthy fat everyday in moderate quantity.
- Cats are not color blind, in a recent study it was revealed that cats can see red, green and blue.
- Neutering a cat will extend its life span to three years
- When cats purr, there could be various reasons for it. While giving birth the cat can have pain similar to pain during human child birth. However when you are adoring your cat while patting it softly on its back and then it is making a purr sound, then it means it is happy.
- The cat uses its biological clock, angle of Sun and the magnetic field of Earth to find out locations. A cat left far from home will return back eventually on its own. However if the cat’s owner has moved away leaving his previous house then the cat cannot find them.
- A cat is quite alert while it sleeps. If the cat’s tail is touched while sleeping it will still react accordingly.
- People in ancient Egypt use to shave their eyebrows, to mourn the death of a family cat.
- Just like humans, cats have AB blood group
- A type of AIDS exist in cats
- A cat has five toes in its front paw and four tones in its back paw
- Cats have more than 100 vocal sounds while dogs have just ten
- Cats smelling power is 20 times stronger than humans
- The ancestors of dogs were Miacis, they existed some 40 million years ago and used to dwell in trees and dens. They later evolved into tomarctus which is a genus Canis that include dog, jackal and wolf.
- The shoulder blades of dogs are not attached to the rest of their skeleton which gives them excellent speed and flexibility.
- Apple is excellent for dogs but their seeds are deadly as they contain arsenic
- Dalmatian’s dark spots are quite faded when they are born
- Dogs are mentioned in The Holy Bible 14 times
- Overweight is the most common health problem in dogs
- One year dog is equally mature as that of a 15 year old human
- A male dog, female dog and their first puppies can produce 66,000 dogs in just 6 years if they are not sterilized.
- Dogs have directly descended from wolves
- To be a good pet, dogs must have human contact in the first three months after their birth.
- A dog’s urine tells much about it as to whether it is old, young, sick, healthy, female or male.
- Afghan hound is considered as the dumbest dog
- Only dogs in the entire animal kingdom have prostate apart from human beings