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How High Can Cats Jump?

From jumping on beds, chairs, tables, shelves, and counters, a cats’ affinity towards jumping is certainly no secret. With that said, how high can cats even jump? And what lies in their physiology that allows them to achieve such heights? A healthy, adult cat can jump four to five feet high, equaling five to six …

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Did Cats Domesticate Themselves?

The companionship between humans and cats has existed for countless centuries. From ancient Egyptians and royal families until now, cats have always been treated as adored household pets, but how did they even become domesticated family pets? Cats domesticated themselves by catching rodents and pests for the farming communities in the earliest civilizations that practiced …

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What Are Distillery Cats?

The human and cat relationship started from a mutually beneficial arrangement in early farming communities wherein cats protected the crops of humans by catching rodents; in turn, humans provided cats with a full tummy and a cozy place to stay.  Distilleries employ and care for cats to eliminate their pest problem as for more than …

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What Does It Mean When Tomcats Have Puffy Cheeks?

If you’re a cat person, you’d definitely appreciate extra fluffy ones. But did you ever notice how stray cats develop more prominent and puffier cheeks? Male cats that are not neutered tend to develop larger cheeks or jowls. This is often triggered by increased testosterone and is thought to be a sign of their masculinity. …

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Hours after being adopted from an animal shelter, 21-pound cat Pudding with saved her owners life. While suffering a diabetic seizure, Amy Jung’s newly acquired cat pounced his weight on her chest and began swatting her face and biting her nose until she gained consciousness.

Good kitty: These 6 ‘hero cats’ saved the humans they loved It’s not unusual these days for family pets to attain Internet fame — but this week, Tara the “hero cat” is reigning as queen over them all. A one-minute surveillance video captured the normally mellow family cat saving her human family member, a 4-year-old …

Hours after being adopted from an animal shelter, 21-pound cat Pudding with saved her owners life. While suffering a diabetic seizure, Amy Jung’s newly acquired cat pounced his weight on her chest and began swatting her face and biting her nose until she gained consciousness. Read More »

In 2013 a cat guided a lost hiker down a Swiss mountain,the little feline made sure the man wasn’t left behind by checking on him every now and then.Once they reached their destination they parted ways.

Meet the cat who rescued a tourist lost in the Swiss Alps There are those who say cats cannot be relied upon because they’re only out for themselves. But the tale of a Hungarian hiker has poured scorn on such suggestions. For it was a friendly feline in the Swiss resort of Gimmelwald that led …

In 2013 a cat guided a lost hiker down a Swiss mountain,the little feline made sure the man wasn’t left behind by checking on him every now and then.Once they reached their destination they parted ways. Read More »

Cats can drink seawater without becoming dehydrated where most animals (including humans) would die of dehydration

Surprising Facts About Cats And Their Weird Relationship With Water Cats have a weird love-hate relationship with water. Most cats can’t stand water, but there are a few exceptions. Some breeds even LOVE to swim! But what’s stranger is how cats have evolved to interact with water. Some of these facts may really surprise you! …

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