Where are a cat’s whiskers located?
If you thought this was a trick question, you are correct! Though cats are known for the long whiskers on their cheeks, they also have whiskers on their eyes, ears, and forelegs, says Mother Nature Network. Whiskers have ‘proprioceptors’ built into them, which help felines assess the space around them.
True or false: cats communicate with fellow cats via meowing
This is false. Cats do not use meowing as a way to communicate with other cats – that’s a special behaviour reserved for their humans! According to research reported on by the New Yorker, the cat meow was developed as a way for cats to communicate with their human owners, and each cat actually has a unique vocalisation vocabulary to help them get what they need, whether that’s snuggles or food.
How many feet can a cat jump on average? Three, four, or five?
If you’ve witnessed your own feline make it to the top of the fridge, you probably guessed the correct answer, which is five feet, says PetFinder. And that’s a vertical jump – without running. As they get older, their ability to jump as high diminishes, but in their youth, they can very easily access tall spaces.
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