Cat Facts 4

Cat Phrase: meeow - Means: Pet me.
Cats never: Want you to buy them a car.
Cats don't make up stories about how big the fish was.
Cats must walk in on a dinner party and commence licking their butt.
Cats should not drink Martinis.
Like a cat on hot bricks - Someone with frayed nerves; jumpy
The Sphynx cat is not everybodys idea of love at first sight - but is guaranteed to win you over.
A large percentage of cats are infected with the parisite that causes toxoplasmosis.
What happens when two cats want the same dish of food? They get into a phsssssst fight.
Cats hearing is much more sensitive than hoomans and dogs.
Pet-proof your house by looking for items that may be dangerous to them which include cleaners antifreeze and rat poison among others.
The typical male housecat will weigh between  7 and 9 pounds, slightly less for female housecats.
Cat bathing is a martial art.
A cats worst enemy is a closed door.
As anyone who owns a cat knows: no one can own a cat.
Cats watch their diet; dogs will eat you out of house and home.
A cats pulse is between 130 - 240 beats per minute.
What is a cat's favorite car? The Catillac.
Stray Cats will not try to make the house Cats jealous when they are eating THEIR food.
Cats need to kill the kibble by batting it around the kitchen.
Cat Philosophy - Always lick after meals.
During a fall from a high place, a cat can reflexively twist its body and right itself using its acute sense of balance and flexibility.
Cat Self-Disipline: See things others don't ......
Which side of a cat has more hair? The outside, of course.
Cat Phrase: mroow - I have forced my body into a tiny space in order to look cute. How'm I doin?
Cat-in-hell chance - No likelihood of success
To get one's back up - Showing anger or annoyance - The allusion is to a cat, which sets its back up when attacked by a dog or other animal.
Cats must bite their sister's butt until she hisses.
Height gives the cat a better observation point, allowing it to survey its territory and become aware of any activities.
CAT (n): 1. Furry keyboard cover 2. Alarm clock
Hoomans exist so cats will have someone to pet them.
Cats must use mom's new leather purse as a litter box.
If your cat loves rubbing his head against your stubbly 5 o'clock shadow (men only) - then your cat is a sphynx.
The Sphynx cat is a smart, high-energy breed that loves to show off for his favorite people and is social to house guests.
I am NOT a cat. I am - Ethereal music wreathed in mystery.
Purring does not always indicate that a cat is happy and healthy - some cats will purr loudly when they are terrified or in pain.
21% of U.S. households have at least one cat.
Cats know the box of aquarium supplies in the basement is a litter box.
You just may be a #catnut if: You refer to your cat as your furry child.
And on the 8th day, God created cats.
Cats must knock the phone off the hook just to hear the neat BEEP-BEEP-BEEP noise.
Ah, I'm sorry sir, the cats eaten it.
Don't put your cat on an all-vegetarian diet. Cats need protein to survive.
You just may be a #catnut if: You commit the spare room to hold all the cat litter boxes.
Cats must try to bat a sandwich or Fudgesicle out of mom's hand.
Many experts report that cats will purr when feeling any intense emotion (pleasure or pain).
Cats must wake their hooman up at 3 am for breakfast.
The Sphynx cat is smart enough to find a warm hooman, dog or cat to curl up with or they will get under your bed covers when its cold.
Cat Philosophy - Never purr half-heartedly.
Cats must pull the phone cord out of the back of the modem.
Stray Cats will not be allowed to sharpen their claws on the people nice enough to give them a home.
To the old cat, the tender mouse.
The Sphynx cat knows every trick in the book and have tried them all at least once.
The Sphynx cat is noted for its high metabolism and need to eat a LOT of food daily but is at low risk for becoming overweight or obese.
Aspirin, which is sometimes used to treat arthritis in cats, is much more toxic to them than to hoomans and must be administered cautiously.
Cat Self-Disipline: xpect only the best ......
Cats are easy to understand... if you're a woman.
Cats must trample their paws on Daddy's keyboard when he is e-mailing.
I am NOT a cat. I am - An attitude in fur.
95% of all cat owners admit they talk to their cats.
Cats must knock pennies off the nightstand at 3 am in order to get Mom's attention.
Phoenician cargo ships are thought to have brought the first domesticated cats to Europe in about 900 BC.
Cats must growl and hiss at the German Shepherd next door causing him to pee.
You just may be a #catnut if: You ask the Pizza delivery place if they can stop and pickup a few bags of 9lives on the way.
Cats can eat tuna that has not been mixed with Miracle Whip.
What do you get if you cross a cat with a gorilla? An animal that puts you out a night.
Cats must play attack Daddy's toes when cats want to be fed in the morning.
A cats way of keeping law & order is Claw Enforcement.
The Sphynx cat is friendly and outgoing with other cats, dogs and the whole hooman race.
If guests arrive for Christmas, cats must disappear for the next week.
Cats know looking adorable after misbehaving negates their crime.
Cats and teenagers yawn in exactly the same manner, communicating that ultimate hooman ecstasy - a sense of complete and utter boredom.
Cats must claw a hole in the sofa/box spring to make a nest.
While many cats enjoy milk, it will give some cats diarrhea.
Contrary to popular belief, the cat is a social animal. A pet cat will respond and answer to speech and seems to enjoy hooman companionship.
Hmmmmmm .... I'm hungry ... where is that hooman servant of mine ....
Blue-eyed, pure white cats are frequently deaf.
Cats must jump on the kitchen counter and make off with the roast chicken.
A cat sleeps fat, yet walks thin.
In the USA cats inflict about 400,000 bites per year, with 90% of these bites coming from provoked animals.
Cats, like butterflies, need no excuse. - Robert A. Heinlein
You just may be a #catnut if: You buy 9lives by the pallet.
The Sphynx cat has an open-eyed, intelligent face and a friendly expression.
You just may be a #catnut if: Your parents wind up with a four-footed, furry grandchild.
Expect to spend an average of $80 per year on vet bills, for the lifetime of each cat you own.
To aid with navigation and sensation, cats have dozens of movable vibrissae (whiskers) over their body, especially their face.
The Sphynx cat dander is capable of evoking allergic reactions in people who have cat allergies.
When well treated, a cat can live twenty or more years.
Cats must step in mom's *open* contact lens case.
Cat Note2self: If I bite the cactus, it will bite back.
Cats must lie next to their hooman's ear and purr loudly.
You just may be a #catnut if: You ask the Pizza delivery place if they can stop and pick up some of the cats from the groomers on the way.
Cats do not think that they are little people. They think that we are big cats. This influences their behavior in many ways.
Cats walk on their toes.
Always turn and look when your cat gazes behind you with that intent look in their eyes ... there might actually be something there.
Cats don't cry at the top of their lungs to manipulate you. You won't need to have a soundproof booth in order to keep your sanity.
Politically Correct: The cat is not a treat-seeking missile; she enjoys the proximity of food.
Freyja — the goddess of love, beauty, and fertility in Norse mythology - is depicted as riding a chariot drawn by cats.
Cats must bring live snakes into the house.
What do you call royalty with an attitude? .... A cat.
Cat Philosophy - Miaow and the world Miaows with you, hiss and you hiss alone.
Caterwauling - Making harsh noises or cries
How does the cat get its own way? With friendly purrsuasion.
Well .... you DO understand it's all about the CATtitude.
Cats take between 20-40 breaths per minute.
Cats always: Display daring acrobatic feats right in front of our eyes.
Cats have a fondness for catnip, which is sensed by their olfactory systems.
Cat Self-Disipline: Wait at least 60 seconds before responding ......
It's all about the CATtitude.
It's the cats house; I just pay the rent.
If a cats tail is slightly raised and softly curved: The cat is beginning to get interested in something.
CAT ADVICE: Take some time to eat the flowers.
You can learn about your cat's present state of mind by observing the posture of his tail.
Politically Correct: The cat does not fear dogs; they are merely sprint practice tools.
Ice that would not support a cat, similar to the phrase skating on thin ice.
Death to fleas that prey upon the lifeblood of my cats.
Ethylene glycol, often used as an automotive antifreeze, is particularly appealing to cats, and as little as a teaspoonful can be fatal.
Cats miss you when you're gone.
The English word cat dates from before 900A.D. - comes from the Old English words: catt (male) and catte (female).
Cats have a special scent organ located in the roof of their mouth, called the Jacobson's organ.
Play by kittens mimic hunting and is important in helping kittens learn to stalk, capture, and kill prey.
When a cat has a sudden or prolonged serious illness without any obvious cause, it is possible that it has been exposed to a toxin.
Cats know all the sunny places.
Feline: Of or belonging to the family Felidć, which includes the lions, tigers, jaguars, wild and domesticated cats.
What do you call the cat that was caught by the police? The purrpatrator.
About 37% of American homes today have at least one cat.
Clowder is the ancient term for clutter.
Cats must attack mom's ear just because she put them on a diet.
Tarine deficiency can cause central retinal degeneration (CRD) in cats, as well as hair loss and tooth decay.
You just may be a #catnut if: You sleep on one edge of the bed because the cat is sleeping in the middle looking soooo cute.
The cat's most ancient ancestor probably was a weasel like animal called Miacis, which lived about 40 million or 50 million years ago.
If you would know a man, observe how your cat treats him.
cats hearing is much more sensitive than hoomans and dogs.
You just may be a #catnut if: You choose your friends based on how well your cats like them.
Dogs will tilt their heads and try to understand every word you say. Cats will ignore you and take a nap.
Cat Philosophy - Make the world your scratching post.
Cats must smurgle on Mom's $120 Polartec sweatshirt.
Blue-eyed, white cats are often prone to deafness.
Sourpuss - Someone who is cranky
Managing software engineers is like herding cats.
Which is the cats' all-time favorite song? Three Blind Mice.
The Sphynx cat is alert and inquisitive and loves to be the center of attention, performing silly antics for your entertainment.
A cats normal pulse is 140-240 beats per minute, with an average of 195.
A regular flashlight with a well-focused light has been commonly used in play with cats for decades, preceding the laser pointers.
Domestic cats purr both when inhaling and when exhaling.
There are approximately 100 breeds of cat.
In the middle of a world that had always been a bit mad, the cat walks with confidence. - Rosanne Amberson
The Sphynx cat shivers when they get cold or chilled to generate heat to raise their body temprature.
Cats may reject novel flavors (a response termed neophobia) and learn quickly to avoid foods that have tasted unpleasant in the past.
Cat Philosophy - Begin each day with a long hard stretch.
Cats are excellent at domesticating people...
More cats are left handed than right handed. Approximately 40 out of 100 are left-pawed, 20 are right-pawed, and 40 are ambidextrous.
Cats must balance their 25 pound body on their hooman's full bladder.
Civilization is defined by the presence of cats.
The color points of breeds such as the Siamese and Himalayan are controlled by an enzyme that is thermal in nature.
What did the cat do when he swallowed some cheese? He waited by the mouse hole with baited breath.
Catholic (n.) - a cat with a drinking problem.
Cats must try to bite Mom's pen when she is writing.
Cats hearing stops at 65 khz (kilohertz); hoomans' hearing stops at 20 khz.
I could have more fun in cat litter.
Cats always: Make a dreary day bright.
Cats must lick then bite their mom's legs when she comes out of the shower.
Catnip is non-addictive.
Cats categorically refuse to perform.
What greater gift than the love of a cat. - Charles Dickens
Cats look at moths and ax-murderers the same.
Like hoomans, kittens have baby teeth, which are replaced with their adult teeth from around 6 months of age.
Commercial scratching posts typically are covered in carpeting or upholstery.
A cats brain is more similar to a man's brain than that of a dog.
You're probably a cat - If you can conquer tension without medical help.
The cat's out of the bag - To pass along a secret.
Couldn't cuss a cat without getting fur in your mouth - referring to tight, cramped spaces
Cats must pounce on the sheets and crawl under them when Mom is making the bed.
All dogs go to heaven. Cats watch them leave.
The average lifespan of an outdoor-only (feral and non-feral) is about 3 years; an indoor-only cat can live 16 years and longer.
It's a cat book. You sniff the lines. * Cat
Cats must ignore their new toy only to suddenly find it interesting at 3 am.
All I need to know I learned from my cat.
What newspapers do cats read? The Daily Mews.
Train your cat to use a scratching post instead of considering declawing.
The Pilgrims were the first to introduce cats to North America.
You just may be a #catnut if: Your locket has pictures of the kitties.
In 1952, a Texas Tabby named Dusty set the record by having more than 420 kittens before having her last litter at age 18.
Female felines are superfecund, which means that each of the kittens in her litter can have a different father.
All of this generosity has made me tired. * Cat
Cats must play find the mouse on the bed at midnight.
Catgut - What tennis rackets and violin strings are made of
The cat is above all things, a dramatist. - Margaret Benson
A cat will be your friend, but never your slave. - Theophile Gautier
Cats must spray mom's brand new $400 bread maker.
The cat's tongue has sharp backwards-facing hooks, or papillae, which contain keratin.
Cats must sit in mom's pants/underwear when she is on the throne.
What do you call a cat that lives in an igloo? An eskimew.
Why do people love cats? Because they are purrrrr-fect.
You're probably a cat - If you can sleep without the aid of drugs.
Many hooman foods are somewhat toxic to cats; chocolate can cause theobromine poisoning for instance, although few cats will eat chocolate.
Better make myself look *big*. -- The Cat
You just may be a #catnut if: You have to take the empty pickup on a cat litter run for four full pallets at Sams.
What cat purrs more than any other? Purrsians.
Cats must wrestle Mom to the floor for chocolate.
Cats need 1/6th the amount of light that hoomans do to see. Their night vision is amazing.
The Sphynx cat need cat-safe sun block and limit your Sphynx’s exposure outside during sunny days.
It's always darkest before you step on the cat.
Politically Correct: The cat is not underfoot; she is shepherding me to the next destination, the food dish.
What do you do with a blue Burmese? Try and cheer it up a bit.
Cat philosophy: It doesn't hurt to ask for what you want.
Cats have their own lives; get on with yours
You're probably a cat - If you can relax without liquor.
Cats respond better to women than to men, probably due to the fact that women's voices have a higher pitch.
The Sphynx cat more than often has light hair on their nose, ears, tail and toes.
Purring: automatic safety-valve for happiness overflow.
What's worse than raining cats and dogs? Hailing taxi cabs.
Cats don't make a practice of killing their own species.
Cats must catch mice to give to the dog to eat.
Dog my cats - An expression of astonishment, similar to Well, what do you know.
The way to get on with a cat is to treat it as an equal - or even better, as the superior it knows itself to be. - Elizabeth Peters
Cat Note2self: The guinea pig likes to sleep once in a while. I will not watch him constantly.
Cats must have fat in their diet because they can't produce it on their own.
Cats must call Mom's mother-in-law long distance at 2 a.m.
Miacis, the primitive ancestor of cats, was a small, tree-living creature of the late Eocene period, some 45 to 50 million years ago.
Cats obsess about you as much as you obsess about them.
Don't ask. - Cat
Cats are easy to buy for.
Catnip and catmints are mainly known for the behavioral effects they have on cats, particularly domestics.
The most popular names for female Cats in the U.S. are Missy, Misty, Muffin, Patches, Fluffy, Tabitha, Tigger, Pumpkin and Samantha.
Stray Cats will not be allowed to sleep in our bed under the covers except at the foot.
You just may be a #catnut if: You do not consider an outfit complete without some cat hair.
Cats always: Make a window sill more beautiful.
Cool cat - Someone who keeps up with the latest trends.
You just may be a #catnut if: You have to build an extra closet to store the 'kids' winter clothes.
Cats always: Teach us how to land on our feet.
The cat lets me live here.
Cat Self-Disipline: Zzzz in the sunshine ......
A cat has five more vertebrae in her spinal column than her hooman does.
Cats must stare at the hoomans while they are making whoopee.
You just may be a #catnut if: You buy 9lives by the truckload.
Cat Note2self: I am a carnivore. Potted plants are not meat.
There is no snooze button on a cat who wants breakfast.
He lives in the halflights in secret places free and alone this mysterious little great being whom his mistress calls My cat Margaret Benson
Cats must supervise the hooman when she/he is working at the kitchen counter.
Cat Phrase: mmmmmmm - If I sit in the sunshine for another hour or so, I think I shall be satisfied.
On what should you mount a statue of your cat? A caterpillar.
The cat's front paw has 5 toes, but the back paws have 4. Some Cats are born with as many as 7 front toes and extra back toes (polydactl).
If a cat is a flabby tabby, then what is a very small cat? An itty bitty kitty.
Cat: n. Lapwarmer with built-in buzzer.
Cats must shred the kitchen sponge all over the carpet.
Cat Note2self: Television and computer screens do not exist to backlight my lovely tail.
The more Cats are spoken to, the more they will speak to you.
The size of a litter of kittens averages three to five kittens, with the first litter usually smaller than subsequent litters.
Siamese coat color and crossed eyes may be caused by the same gene.

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