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6 Facts About Cats Part(III)

  1. A cat’s heart beats nearly twice as fast as a human heart, at 110 to 140 beats a minute.
  2. Cats don’t have sweat glands over their bodies like humans do. Instead, they sweat only through their paws.
  3. Cats spend nearly 1/3 of their waking hours cleaning themselves.
  4. The most expensive cat was an Asian Leopard cat (ALC)-Domestic Shorthair (DSH) hybrid named Zeus. Zeus, who is 90% ALC and 10% DSH, has an asking price of £100,000 ($154,000).
  5. The cat who holds the record for the longest non-fatal fall is Andy. He fell from the 16th floor of an apartment building (about 200 ft/.06 km) and survived.
  6. The richest cat is Blackie who was left £15 million by his owner, Ben Rea.

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6 Facts About Cats Part(II)

  1. The world’s rarest coffee, Kopi Luwak, comes from Indonesia where a wildcat known as the luwak lives. The cat eats coffee berries and the coffee beans inside pass through the stomach. The beans are harvested from the cat’s dung heaps and then cleaned and roasted. Kopi Luwak sells for about $500 for a 450 g (1 lb) bag.
  2. Approximately 1/3 of cat owners think their pets are able to read their minds.
  3. Most cats had short hair until about 100 years ago, when it became fashionable to own cats and experiment with breeding.
  4. A commemorative tower was built in Scotland for a cat named Towser, who caught nearly 30,000 mice in her lifetime.
  5. In the 1750s, Europeans introduced cats into the Americas to control pests.
  6. The normal body temperature of a cat is between 100.5 ° and 102.5 °F. A cat is sick if its temperature goes below 100 ° or above 103 °F.

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6 Facts About Cats

  1. Every year, nearly four million cats are eaten in Asia.
  2. On average, cats spend 2/3 of every day sleeping. That means a nine-year-old cat has been awake for only three years of its life.
  3. There are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world, with approximately 40 recognized breeds.
  4. Many Egyptians worshipped the goddess Bast, who had a woman’s body and a cat’s head.
  5. In the original Italian version of Cinderella, the benevolent fairy godmother figure was a cat.
  6. In Holland’s embassy in Moscow, Russia, the staff noticed that the two Siamese cats kept meowing and clawing at the walls of the building. Their owners finally investigated, thinking they would find mice. Instead, they discovered microphones hidden by Russian spies. The cats heard the microphones when they turned on.

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24 Amazing Facts!

  1. The shrimp’s heart is in its head.
  2. You cannot sneeze with your eyes open.
  3. Famous actor Charlie Chaplin once won third prize in a Charlie Chaplin look-alike contest.
  4. In general, a man’s heart beats slower than a woman’s.
  5. The country with highest divorce rate in the world is United States.
  6. Cats are capable to hear ultrasound.
  7. Dutch, on average are the tallest people in the world.
  8. Natural pearls melt in vinegar.
  9. An olive tree can live up to 1500 years.
  10. There is no butter in buttermilk.
  11. The earth is estimated to weigh approximately 6,588,000,000,000,000,000 tons.
  12. There are 86,400 seconds in day.
  13. Ants never sleep and that’s a fact.
  14. The human brain is 80% water and 20% grey material.
  15. The phrase “rule of thumb” is derived from an old English law that stated you couldn’t beat your wife with anything wider than your thumb.
  16. While peeling onions, you can chew gums to reduce your tears.
  17. There are no less than 318,979,564,000 possible combinations of the first four moves in Chess. Perhaps that’s why they call it a true mind game.
  18. There are about 540,000 words in the English language and growing.
  19. If you are right handed, you will tend to chew food on your right side. If you are left handed, you are likely to chew food on your left side.
  20. Women blink nearly twice as much as men.
  21. The human heart beats over 100,000 times a day
  22. One quarter of the bones in the human body is in the feet.
  23. The blue whale can produce the loudest sound of any animal. At 188 decibels, the noise can be detected over 800 kilometres away.
  24. You burn more calories sleeping than you do watching TV

Taken From WOGK Blog

Fact #103

101 dalmatians and Peter Pan are the only two Disney animated movies with both parents are shown and don’t die throughout the movie

Fact #100

Over 1,000 birds a year die from smashing into windows.

Fact #97

The Saluki is the oldest known breed of domesticated dog.

Fact #91

The dark meat on a roasst turkey has more calories than the white meat.

Fact #88

A man invented a jet pack that lets you swim like a dolphin

Fact #82

Cats sleep for 70% of their lives

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