❀ Egyptians shaved their eyebrows as a sign of mourning when they lost a beloved cat.
❀ According to myth, a cat sleeping with all four paws tucked under means cold weather is coming.
❀ A cat that bites you after you have rubbed his stomach, is probably biting out of pleasure, not anger.
❀ 95% of all cat owners admit they talk to their cats.
❀ Cats are the sleepiest of all mammals. They spend 16 hours of each day sleeping. With that in mind, a seven year old cat has only been awake for two years of its life!
❀ Many experts report that cats will purr when feeling any intense emotion (pleasure or pain).
❀ Cats rub up against other cats, and people, in an attempt to “mark” them with their scent glands. They most often use the scent glands between their eye and ear (near the temple area) or their scent glands near the base of their tail.
❀ Cats are partially color blind. They have the equivalency of human red/green color blindness. (Reds appear green and greens appear red; or shades thereof.)
❀ “Sociable” cats will follow you from room to room to monitor your activities throughout the day.
❀ A cat will almost never “meow” at another cat. This sound is reserved for humans.
❀ Cats knead with their paws when they’re happy.
❀ If your cat is near you, and her tail is quivering, this is the greatest expression of love your cat can give you. If her tail starts thrashing, her mood has changed —- Time to distance yourself from her.
❀ There are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world, with 33 different breeds.
❀ Killing a cat was punishable by death in ancient Egypt.
❀ If your cat snores or rolls over on his back to expose his belly, it means he trusts you
❀ When the front paws are curled up and tucked in, and the back legs are outstretched to the side, your cat is relaxed and secure.
❀ When your cat stares at you and then squints or closes his eyes. That is a huge sign of affection - in the cat world, that is the signal to other cats that this cat is not a threat.
❀ When a cat licks you, it can serve several purposes. Grooming, affection (which grooming is a part of), tasting, and leaving their scent on you.
I think that’s relevant, since from sunday on I will live with two beautiful cats <3