Interesting facts about cats

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Today we decided to entertain you with unusual facts about cats. Which ones did you already know?smiley
  • There are 33 main cat breeds in total. And the number of domestic cats in the world reaches 500 million.
  • The heart rate of a cat is much higher than that of a human and ranges from 110 to 140 heart beats per minute.
  • On average, cats weigh about five kilograms, but cats of the Singapura breed weigh only two and a half kilograms.
  • The smallest cats are rusty-spotted breed living in Sri Lanka. Their weight does not exceed one and a half kilograms, and the size is about 15 centimeters.
  • Although the lion is considered the king of animals, it is not the largest feline. Tigers are much larger, growing up to three meters and weighing about three hundred kilograms. A tiger can eat about 40 kilograms of meat at a time.
  • In the wild, felids keep their tails horizontal or down, and only domestic cats can walk with their tail up.
  • Domestic cats do not communicate with each other by meowing. They use this "language" only to communicate with people.
  • Crème Puff was the oldest cat ever recorded, according to the 2010 edition of Guinness World Records, when she died aged 38 years and 3 days.
  • In the fifties, a cat named Dusty from Texas set a record for fertility – over 400 kittens were born from him during his long life. Moreover, the last kittens were born from him when he was already over 18 years old.
  • The largest number kittens in one litter is 14 and was recorded in a cat named Bluebell in South Africa.
  • The skin pattern on a cat's nose is comparable in its uniqueness to fingerprints.
  • A cat has 517 muscles. At the same time, 12 of them are used to control each ear.
  • There are almost 40 more bones in a cat's skeleton than in a human's skeleton.
  • The age of a cat correlates with a human like this: when a cat is 3 years old, this corresponds to about 21 human years, when 8 years old, 40 human years, and 14 years old, 70 human years.
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