Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Cat Fun Facts

cat climb downArticle by: Kara Kelso

  • The technical term for a cat’s hairball is a “bezoar.”
  • A cat can’t climb head first down a tree because every claw on a cat’s paw points the same way. To get down from a tree, a cat must back down.
  • Cats make about 100 different sounds.
  • A cat’s hearing is better than a dog’s.
  • Cats can travel at a top speed of approximately 31 mph over a short distance 
  • A cat can jump up to five times its own height in a single bound.
  • Over 30% of households in North America own a cat.
  • A cat cannot climb head first down a tree because its claws are curved the wrong way.


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