Why cats are so fond of the box? Funny cute

Why cats are so fond of the box?

Interesting facts about cats




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The first thing that comes to mind when trying to explain this craving for cardboard — that cat predators by nature, and therefore like to sit in ambush. But it soon becomes apparent that this, at least not one reason for such behavior. Researchers, veterinarians and behavioral biologists have long been interested in this issue, and that’s what they found.

Closed Spaces give protection

Veterinarian Claudia Wienke from Utrecht University in the Netherlands, working in the cat shelter, found that if the new cats to provide a box as a temporary shelter for a period of development, it is better to take root in the shelter, and then more willing to communicate with people. It logically corresponds with the cats reactions to stress, they tend to retreat and hide. As Wienke commented: «The retreat to the shelter — a behavioral strategy of this type, which is necessary to get used to a change in environment and the stress of confrontation.» Cats in the wild, hiding in the hollows, caves and trees — and prefer homemade box.

«Cats do not develop strategies to resolve conflicts, as do the herd / pack animals, and therefore they prefer to avoid encounters with the enemy.» Therefore, we can say they are trying to solve the problems instead of running away and hiding from them. However, even a cat in a good mood tend to boxes.

It is well known that cats cozy feel, not only in boxes, but also in other places with limited space.



The heaviest cat. Сute cats

The heaviest cat…Interesting facts about cats

In the United States died the thickest CAT

In Santa Fe, New Mexico, died a cat named Meow, who was called the fattest cat in the US and possibly worldwide. 18-kilogram (39 pound) animal died on Saturday, 5 May 2012. miau1

The cause of death was the Meow pulmonary insufficiency. The cat was just two years old, and shortly before his death Meow began passing rate of weight loss.




The history of white-red cat Meow hit the press in April 2012, when he settled in the shelter — his former mistress, 87-year-old pensioner, gave him bail specialists, as she could not provide proper pet care. Shelter staff have distributed photos of a cat, and then together with Meow was invited to various shows in which viewers can learn more about the animal.

Meow recently put on a strict diet, and he even dropped a few kilos, but against the background of obesity in the cat developed pulmonary insufficiency. The shelter said that had become attached to the sweet and kind animal and thanked all those who are interested in the history of the large cat and thus drew the attention of breeders on obesity in animals.

Officially Meow has not been recognized as the fat cat in the world — Guinness World Records refused to record these achievements to pet owners do not overfeed pets in the hope of getting into the book. Prior to the abolition of such records fattest cat was recognized by the Australian cat named Himma. It weighed 21.3 kilograms.


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Сute cats -Why cat needs a mustache?

Why cat needs a mustache?

 Interesting facts about cats





The cat, on average 12 mobile whiskers on each side of the muzzle. At the base of the whiskers has a large number of nerve endings, so the cat with the help of these receives the information about everything that surrounds it — about things, wind, temperature, etc. If you remove the cat whiskers, it may be difficult to navigate in space, for example, bad hunting and generally feel insecure.
The scientific name of the mustache — vibrissae — so they are often referred to in the literature simply ruskoyazychnyh whiskers. Whiskers really vibrate.
If a cat’s whiskers looking ahead — something she is very interested. Or in clashes wants to scare the opponent. If whiskers look back — a cat is frightened, she avoids touching.
Nervous condition in cats give ears — they have it finely twitching, although the cat may sit quietly and observe. It is even possible, touching the cat in such a state, get her to hiss and strike paw.
When you attack someone cat ears pressed firmly to the head. This is for the protection of the teeth and claws of the enemy. If the cat is attacking itself, the ears it down horizontally and to the sides, forming a triangle.
Cat fights are short, but very fierce. Their main weapon in the fight — his teeth.

Funny cats. How much the world of domestic cats?

How much the world of domestic cats?






Specialists of the University of Lyon (France) decided to calculate how much the world of domestic cats. It was found that all of the planet 400 million, with the largest number of them contained in the USA. However, the palm is given to Australia, where for every 10 inhabitants 9 cats. On the Asian continent first place for Indonesia, there are more than 30 million furry purring, and in Europe — for France, whose inhabitants have at their charge of 8 million cats. However, there are countries, such as Peru, Gabon and some others where the domestic cat is almost never.

Cats rescued people from fire.

In 2010, fifteen New Zealand boy named Sam, stay overnight in the garage, not extinguished the candle before going to sleep, and this negligence led to the fire. Domestic cat Simba, sensing trouble began with desperate cries rush from garage doors to the porch of the house where the parents of a teenager slept until awakened them. However, those attributed awake Simba try to cadge a meal and tried to shrug, but when she began to beat on the door of the garage, all at once it became clear … only through the actions of four-footed benefactress Sam were rescued, and after just a few minutes it would be too late.

In New York, the cat in an attempt to wake up during the fire started the sleeping owner yelled loudly, and when that did not help, began to beat him with his paw over his face. This measure proved to be effective, so that people, like his flatmate, survived. And all thanks to the cat.


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