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10 Weird Facts About Cats (International Cat Day, August 8th)

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10 Weird Facts, About Cats.
In honor of International Cat Day, here are
10 weird things you might not have known
about your feline friends.
1, Due to a genetic deficiency,
cats don’t have the proper taste
buds to detect sweetness.
2, The frequency of a domestic cat’s purr is between
25 and 150 hertz, which is the best frequency for
improving bone density and possibly healing fractures.
3. , Although cats drinking milk from saucers is common
imagery, most cats are actually lactose intolerant.
4. , Cats have 300 million neurons in their
cerebral cortex, twice as many as dogs. .
5. , An average healthy cat can jump nearly six times
its body length, which is about 8 feet in a single bound.
6, With more than 200 million odor sensors, a cat’s
sense of smell is 14 times better than a human's.
7. , A group of cats is commonly
known as a clowder.
8. , With the help of 32 muscles, cats
are able to rotate their ears 180 degrees.
9. , Male cats tend to be left-paw dominate while
female cats are more likely to be right-paw dominant.
10. , On average, cats sleep between 12-16 hours a day,
which adds up to about 70 percent of their lives.
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