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15 of the Strangest Cat Laws Ever Made

15 of the Strangest Cat Laws Ever Made

Picture it. It?s your first night in prison, the lights are out, the cell is cold, and you can feel the lumps in your old threadbare mattress. It?s quiet? Then, suddenly, your cell-mate asks the big question; ?What are you in for?? You take a deep breath; muster up the gruffest voice you can and reply: ?My ...

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8 Cat Purr Healing Benefits to Snuggle Up with Your Cat for

8 Cat Purr Healing Benefits to Snuggle Up with Your Cat for

Forget the empirical research; cat owners have been hailing this particular truth for decades - nothing beats the restorative power of a warm, comforting, cuddly, furry purrrrrring from a loving feline. As ever, though, science is only just catching up with the world of cat-love, finally putting some hard evidence ...

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Cat Whiskers 101: How Much Do You Know About Your Cat’s Whiskers?

Cat Whiskers 101: How Much Do You Know About Your Cat’s Whiskers?

Your cat is a creature of mystery, mystery that permeates everything she does and every adorable feature of her precious little face. Everyone knows that one of most recognizable parts of a fabulous feline is her whiskers! No one disputes the beauty of these bristly appendages, but what are they for? Why do they ...

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Cat Facts #16. Cat Retrieval Armies Actually Existed

Cat Facts #16. Cat Retrieval Armies Actually Existed

The export of cats was forbidden?in ancient Egypt, partly because these cats were so useful to this agricultural society and partly due to the respect accorded?to the cat in Egyptian society. As semi-divine beings, cats could not be the property of anyone other than the pharaoh and exporting these sacred felines ...

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Cat Facts #14. How Cats Find Mates, the Easy Way

Cat Facts #14. How Cats Find Mates, the Easy Way

Human dating can be so complicated. There's the filling out of online profiles, making eyes at strangers, or?even seducing the friends of friends. And that's all just to meet someone. Then you go through rounds of questions and answers in a conversational attempt to see if you mesh. The whole courtship process ...

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Cat Facts #13. Say Hello with a Nose Rub

Cat Facts #13. Say Hello with a Nose Rub

Cats meow mostly at their humans. So how do they communicate with their feline counterparts? Through a friendly nose rub, of course. Just as we'd shake hands upon meeting another person, cats greet one another by rubbing their noses together. Whether these cats are meeting for the first time or longtime ...

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Cat Facts #12. Cats are Only Partially Colorblind

Cat Facts #12. Cats are Only Partially Colorblind

Contrary to popular misconception, cats?can see color. Just?not quite like we can - cats are partially color blind.?Like us, they can see shades of blue and green but reds and pinks are confusing as they can appear more green. Purple can also look like another shade of blue. This is awesomely illustrated in the ...

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Cat Facts #11. The Death Penalty for Killing a Cat

Cat Facts #11. The Death Penalty for Killing a Cat

As a sacred, oft worshipped animal in Ancient Egypt, cats received many of the ancient culture's highest respects. In the event of fire, men guarded the scene to make sure no cats ran into and perished in the fire. When a cat died, the entire household went into mourning as if for a human relative and would ...

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Cat Facts #10. Cats Don’t Always Have 9 Lives

Cat Facts #10. Cats Don’t Always Have 9 Lives

Turns out not all cats have 9 lives. It really depends where that particular feline calls home. In various parts of Europe, cats are believed to have 7 lives. So contrary to popular belief, apparently not?everyone is more healthy in that part of the world. And in Arabic countries - and?Turkey - cats are said to ...