Facts About Cats

Did you know that cats began their unique friendship with humans over 10,000 years ago? For all the time they’ve walked along side us or curled up on our laps, you would think we’d know them better. But cats retain an air of mystery, a touch of the supernatural.

Stories of them as witches’ familiars or as shapeshifters abound. These are certainly amusing to tell round a camp fire but what are the real facts about cats?

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All About Cats’ Ears

All About Cats’ Ears

Cats’ superhuman skills in hearing, balance and agility are thanks to the complex structure of cats ears. Also, some breeds have ears that are so distinct they can be used to identify the breed. Find out more …

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What Cat Breed Am I?

What Cat Breed Am I?

What Cat Breed Am I? Can you identify breeds from just their heads? Some are obvious, others not. Guess, click the image, and discover fun facts about each breed.

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A Cat is Contrary and That is That!

A Cat is Contrary and That is That!

Buy an expensive bed, and they’ll sleep on the plastic it was wrapped in. They’ll yoowl to get fed, then take one sniff at their bowl and staalk away. There’s no doubt that cats are contrary but that’s a big part of their charm.

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Cat Breeds: The Sweet Scottish Fold

Cat Breeds: The Sweet Scottish Fold

Where do Scottish Folds come from? The first Scottish fold cat appeared on a farm near Coupar Angus, Scotland,  in 1961. A local shepherd noticed that Susie, a shorthaired white cat had strangely crumpled ears and it is from this Susie that all Folds today can trace...

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Cat Questions: Why do cats purr?

Cat Questions: Why do cats purr?

The purrfect purr Of all the cats I have known in my life, each had its very own specific way to purr. Where one rumbles like a little train, another purrs so softly that you would not know she was doing it unless you were in contact with her at the time. Often the...

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Why Do Cats Attack?

Why Do Cats Attack?

Even the most loving cat can turn into a hissing spitfire from time to time. But why? When choosing a family pet, parents of young kids almost always think that a cat is the safer option. Everybody has read stories of vicious dog attacks, right? Though aggression in...

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