In 1924 the first pet insurance policy is written for a dog in Sweden. About 50% of pets are now insured in Sweden.
In 1982 the first pet insurance policy is sold in the US to protect TV’s heroic dog Lassie.
People aren’t allergic to cat fur. They are allergic to cat dander (shedding skin cells) and saliva
Raisins, grapes, onions, alcohol, salt, tea are all toxic to your kitty. keep it away!
Follow us on twitter.com/smscatfacts or facebook.com/catfacts A large majority of white cats with blue eyes are deaf. White cats with only one blue eye are deaf only in the ear closest to the blue eye. White cats with orange eyes do not have this disability. Today there are about 100 distinct breeds of the domestic … Continue reading
Follow us on twitter.com/smscatfacts or Facebook.com/catfacts If you do not respond when your cat talks to you, it will soon lose the urge to communicate with you. A little vegetable oil daily will help to prevent fur-balls and bring a shine to your cat’s coat. 25% of cat owners blow dry their cats hair after a … Continue reading
The male cat usually reaches sexual maturity between 9 and 12 months. A heat period lasts about 4 to 7 days if the female is bred; if not, the heat period lasts longer and recurs at regular intervals. If a cat is frightened, put your hand over its eyes and forehead, or let him bury … Continue reading
Cats are capable of as many as 100 different vocalizations, compared to about 10 for dogs Newborn kittens have closed ear canals that don’t begin to open for nine days. A cat may have three to seven kittens every four months If a male cat is both orange and black it is most likely sterile … Continue reading
A female cat named Mincho in Argentina, went up a tree and didn’t come down again until she died six years later. While treed, she managed to have three litters. The richest cat in the Guinness Book of World Records is a pair of cats who inherited $415,000 in the early ’60s. The richest single … Continue reading
a cat can jump up to 7 times its height! Ailurophile is the word cat lovers are officially called. Calico cats are almost always female. A falling cat will always right itself in a precise order. First the head will rotate, then the spine will twist and the rear legs will align, then the cat … Continue reading
a cat can see about six times better then a human at night! There are two cats commonly listed at the longest living. The first is Puss, who was born in 1903 and passed away on 29th November, 1939. The second is Granpa who lived to the ripe old age of 34. was a Sphyx … Continue reading
a cat can travel at a top speed of approx. 31 mph (49km) over a short distance!