Some Fun Cat Facts

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  1. Fun Cat Facts - Teeth AnatomyYour cat has 30 teeth, 16 on the top and 14 on the bottom.
  2. There is a total of 24 whiskers on your cat. The upper two rows can move independently of the bottom two. Front leg whiskers allow the cat to gauge and feel prey.
  3. A cat is only one of 3 animals that walk by moving the front and rear legs on one side of its body at the same time, so as to appear to glide. A camel and a giraffe are the other two.
  4. Adult cats average 8-10 inches tall at the shoulder and average 6-15 pounds.
  5. Cats can jump over 7 times their own height.
  6. A healthy cat has an average body temperature of 100.5 to 102.5.
  7. The average lifespan of a cat is between 13-17 years old.
  8. Cats were domesticated between 4000 and 8000 years ago.
  9. Cats have 473 taste buds. Humans have 9000.
  10. Humans have 206 bones. Cats have 290.


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