Friday, March 21, 2008

Some interesting kitten facts

Here are some interesting and even some useful kitten and cat facts that all cat owners should know:

• Ailurophilia is a word meaning "love of cats"
• The nose pads of kittens and cats is ridged in a pattern that is unique
to each and every cat, just like that of the fingerprint of a human
• A cat's heart beats twice as fast as a human heart. A kitten’s heart can
beat even faster and reaches from 110 to 140 beats per minute.
• The largest cat breed is the Ragdoll
• The smallest cat breed is the Singapura
• You should not pick kittens or a cats up by the scruff of their neck,
only mother cats can assuredly do this safely
• One female cat could have more than 100 kittens during her life while
she is still breeding
• Sir Isaac Newton, the incredible man who discovered of the principles of
gravity, also invented the extremely useful cat door
• Cats eyes come in three shapes: round, slanted and almond
• The color of a kitten's eyes will change as it grows older

We are constantly learning new things about our beloved pets and some of these facts are incredibly intriguing!