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The Most Popular Cat breeds

The Most Popular Cat breeds

  1. Siamese- Originated in Thailand, this cat breed is popular since the 19th Siamese cats are known for having distinct markings called ‘points’ which are the coloured areas on their ace or body. The Siamese cat is an ancestor of many other cat breeds such as oriental shorthair, sphinx and Himalayan.
  2. Persian-Also called as the “smushed-face” cats, the Persians cats are known for their beautiful, long, fur coats. They can come in any colour and have a comparatively flat face. However, these beautiful creatures are considered high-maintenance due to their long fur and regular grooming that is required to maintain it.

  3. Maine Coon- Also known for their thick furs and large stature, the Maine Coon is considered as a gentle giant. Maine Coons are great at hunting and remain as one of the most popular cat breeds since the 1970s. Another interesting feature about them is that, Maine Coons have extra toes, which make their already large feet look larger.
  4. Ragdoll- Ragdolls have a docile temperament and get their names from it. They have distinctive blue eyes and are known for having a few dog-like personalities such as following their owner around the house or the need to stay with the owner.
  5. Bengal- These cats have wild markings which make one believe that they might belong in the jungle more than at home as pets. These cats are energetic and require a lot of exercise. It is believed that the Bengal cats are originally bred from domestic cats and wild cats, which is the reason for their wild markings, which the Bengal cats inherit from the wild cats.
  6. Abyssinian- Originating from Ethiopia, these cats are known for their distinctive red/orange agouti coat. The coat has individual bands of light on each hair, giving the Abyssinians cats their unique look.
  7. Birmans- These cats are similar to the Siamese and Ragdoll in terms of color-pointing. They have bright blue eyes and a medium long coat with no undercoat. The Birmans were used for breeding to develop the Ragdolls.briman
  8. Oriental Shorthair- These might be confused with Siamese cats, but one has to remember that these cats have distinctive green eyes and come in different colours and patterns. These cats however are highly prone to skin cancer and utmost care should be taken when domesticated.
  9. Sphynx- The unique feature about this cat is that it has no fur or hair. These cats are every social, active and have dog-like felines.
  10. Devon Rex- These cats have short and wavy hair coat with thin, slender bodies. They have large ears. These cats are playful, active and is often called as a “monkey in a cat suit”.
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Unique Facts about Animals

Unique Facts about Animals

  1. The shrimp’s heart is located in its head.
  2. Cows have friends and share a deep attachment with them. Once separated, both the cows undergo a great amount of stress.
  3. A snail can sleep in its own shell for three years.
  4. Pandas do not have a particular sleeping spot, they sleep wherever they happen to be at.
  5. Sheep can self-medicate when they are sick. They can identify the specific plants that will cure the illness and eat that plant.
  6. Once the finger print of a koala has been confused with the finger print of a human due to their great similarity.
  7. Slugs have four noses.slug
  8. Elephants are the only animals that cannot leap or jump.
  9. Tiger’s legs can remain standing even when they are dead, due to their great strength.
  10. Penguins use stones as a gesture of love. A male penguin gives a female penguin a pebble and if she accepts it, they become partners.
  11. Some penguins carry their eggs on their feet, instead of building a nest.
  12. A healthy domestic cat is faster than Usain Bolt.
  13. You can say if a dog is happy or not by seeing the direction to which the dog wags his tail. If it is to the right, the dog is happy and if it is to the left, it means that the dog is sad.
  14. Rabbits can detect predators from all directions suing their 360’ paranomic vision.
  15. The horn of a rhinoceros is made of hair.
  16. One can hypnotize a dog by placing the frog on its back and gently stroking its stomach.
  17. Sloths take two weeks to digest their food.sloth-facts
  18. Penguin urine makes up for nearly three per cent of ice in the Atlantic Glaciers.
  19. Newborn fox cubs cannot see, hear or walk. The mother should stay with the cub at all times, while the father gets the food to them.
  20. Female lion and sisters live together for their lifetime. Their female cubs also stay together with pride. However, male lions do not stick with their family and usually venture out on their own once they become old enough.
  21. Pigs hearts have been used for human heart transplants.
  22. Zebras communicate with each other through gestures. For example, if ears of a zebra are flat back, they zebra is annoyed, uncomfortable or angry.
  23. Bats always turn left when they are leaving a cave.
  24. Giraffes have no vocal cords.
  25. An ostritch’s brain is smaller than its eye.
  26. Due to falling out of trees regularly, more than fifty per cent of orangutans have fractured bones.
  27. Frogs cannot vomit. If a frog absolutely has to vomit, then the frog vomits out its whole stomach.
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