Cats are the best, argue with the wall.
We all can agree on the fact that cats are the most cutest and royal animal ever. Their majestic aura is unavoidable and undeniable. Their behavior, attitude and way of living is very different than that of other animals. Their extremely nonchalant behavior is captivating, we automatically feel attracted to the.
Even though, it is commonly known that cats have a bad reputation as a pet because their uncorcerned and distached behavior, we still can not help but be in awe of their beauty. Not only they are adorable but they are also unintentionally persuasive. I have to admit I have been enslaved to my cats unknowingly as well. Their masjectic self really demands your attention like the world revovles only and only around them. They are the main characters. You do not own cats as a pet, they own you. If you are getting a cat you are basically getting yourself a master, someone to look after and fulfil their demands. Trust me, it is totally worth it.
One can not simply believe someone without proof so today we have gathered some ordinary but much needed awareness about physical aspects of a cat to really make you believe that cats are the best. keep scrolling…
1. Let’s start with: Legs.
We all know that cats are quadrupeds but it does not mean they have all four legs. A cat’s anatomy explains that even though cats walk on all four limbs they still have two knees and two elbows.
2. Captivating eyes.
A cat’s eyes are it’s most significant feature. Cats are known to have the most unique eyes out of all the animals. Cats do not have circular pupils like humans do, their pupils are vertical. Cats are near-sighted but their night vision and their peripheral vision is much better than humans.
3. Long whiskers.
It might seem unnecassary but a cat’s whiskers are very important part of their being. The width of the whiskers are almost as long as the length of the cat. They are specifically tuned sensory equipments. Whiskers guides a cat through daily life functions. These hair are specialized in aiding vision and helping a cat navigate it’s environment. Like antennaes in insects, whiskers do the same job for cats. We should not trim or pull at them, whiskers are very sensitive.
4. Cute paws.
Cats have 18 toes. Five in the front and only four toes in their hind paws. A cat’s paws are adapted to running, walking, jumping, and climbing. A cat’s paw pads are the most sensitive parts of their bodies. Cats paws are very flexible and they act as shock absorbers.
5. Spiky tongue.
A cat’s tongue is coveed with the tiny, hook-shaped growths. Their diection is towards the back of the mouth. It is called Papillae. These tiny spikes can transfer a huge amount of saliva from mouth to fur. Which helps with cleaning as well as cooling down the body temperature.
6. How precious is this small kitten. Absolutely adorable.
7. Pinky toe beans.
Toe beans are the squishy pads on the underside of a cat’s paws. They resemble jelly beans therefor they are called toe beans. The squishy pads helps cats to absorb the shock of a hard fall. The colour of a cat’s toe beans are realted to the colour of a cat’s fur. They also help cats prowl and sneak silently whilst stalking their prey.
8. This cat looks so peaceful sleeping.
Approximately, cats sleep around 13 to 16 hours a day and when they get older they tend to sleep even more. Cats sleep through 70% of their lives and the remaining 30% of their life is spent cleaning themselves. Besides pleasure, cats sleep all the time to conserve energy and it also helps to regulate body temperature.
It is not a lie that cats are very fascinating animals, their uniqueness is other worldly. The way they defy physics is other worldly. You have to admit that cats are the most interesting and mysterious animals ever. I had no idea cats were so advanced, they are so intelligent. It is insane how they have so many super powers. Almost all of their senses are way more high and effective than that of humans. We yet again lose in comparisons of cats. If you want to learn more interesting facts about cats then I suggest you keep scrolling. I bet you would get even more astounded by these facts.
9. Flexible body.
Cats have a very interesting and pecial spine. Their vertebrae has an elastic cushioning disks which helps it with flexiblity. A flexible spine also contributes to the speed of the cats. Cats can stretch three times the length of their body. Cats have the ability to rotate their supple spine which helps in twisting their body to a much greater extent.
It might seem like the furry coat on a cat’s body rises body temperature in hot weather but it actually works to keep them cool and normalize their body tempeature. Cat’s genetics determine a cat’s fur coat’s length, texture, pattern and colorzation. If you think your cat is fat, no, it is just its fluffy fur coat.
11. Cute chubby baby. I love it when cats are being silly.
12. Cat’s ear.
Cats can hear very high and very low frequencies than humans which helps them to detect even the smallest of prey too. Cats can rotate their ears up to 180 degrees. Cat’s ears are not the same as other mammals, they have an anatomical difference. What is even more magnificent is that a cat’s ear cannals have self-cleaning mechanism.
13. Facts about cat’s bellies.
A cat has around 4 to 10 nipples on its belly. A cat’s belly is its most expansive surface of its body which in cooling down body temperature in hot weathers. Some cats have curly hair on their bellies and it is super cute. Mostly, cats do not like belly rubs because their most vital organs are below the surface of their belly. It makes them vulnerable to be in that position where their belly is exposed so you better be careful when touching a cat’s belly. There is a huge possiblity that it might attack you.
14. Small, button-like, pointy nose.
Much to our surprise, cat’s can have freckles on their noses. The colour of a cat’s nose is related to the color of its fur. Cat’s smelling ability is known to be 14 times more sensitive and advanced than that of humans. Cat’s nose can guide them to its prey and it can smell if the food is edible or toxic. Cats greet each other by sniffing.
15. Carnivore teeth.
Kittens are born with 26 deciduous teeth which are later replaced by 30 permanent teeth when they are adults. Cat’s teeths are evovled to help them hunt, kill and eat. Cats can only move their jaws up and down but not right and left like humans. Luckily for cats, they do not get cavities.
16. Sweet little baby.
17. Long, elegant tail.
Cats use their tails to maintain their body balance and to communicate. A cat’s tail is a very essential part of its body. It can live without tail but injuries to a cat’s tail can later cause bigger issues related to its health.
18. Look at this big fluffy tail. How beautiful!
I hope this informative article about cats was useful for you and I hope it helped you somehow. It has surely widened my knowledge about cats. It is important to know even the tiniest bits of details about the pets you own. It helps alot to detect any issues. If you found this information useful and if you have to suggest some more facts, let us know in the comments down below…