How Well Do You Know Cats?

How well do you know cats? Did you know:

  1. Cat’s have five claws on the front paw and four on the back paw apart from if they are a polydactyl, which means they have extra toes. Boston, USA has the highest rate of polydactyl cats, known as Boston Thumb Cats
  2. The Egyptians used cats to protect crops from rats and vermin
  3. The Egyptians often worshipped cats to such an exten they mummified them when dead.
  4. Cats can’t taste sweet things, as their taste buds can’t detect sugar
  5. Cat litter is made from clay as it is more absorbant but before 1948 was made from sand
  6. Isaac Newton invented the cat flap door
  7. Cats can see at one-sixth the light level required by humans
  8. Your cat purrs at the same frequency as an idling diesel engine which is about 26 purrs per second
  9. Cats ears can hear ultrasonic sounds
  10. Cats use their whiskers to gauge whether or not they can fit through an opening
  11. Cats purr continuosly by flowing air past the voice box during inhalation and exhalation
  12. Without Taurine cats go blind BUT it is in all cat food!
  13. Cats can run at 30mph

Original Source – The Oat Meal

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