Getting Down To Basics with Cats

What You Need To Know About Cats

Some people would question the loyalty and love of the cat to its owner especially if the people doubting it doesn’t have any cat at all. For most people, they would say that the dog is that a dog is a man’s best friend, however, for some people who owns a cat, they would surely agree that cats are very fun to be with. Some people may tend to disagree with the relationship of a person to a cat, however, it is not applicable to any cat owners since the love that they show to their cats are unconditional and genuine. It is not true especially in the case of cats that animals take care of their young ones only because of instinct. If you are a cat owner, then this article is perfect for you since it will give you information about cats and everything that you need to know in order for you and your pet to have a good living together.

Basic information are very essential to be learned.

When it comes to vocalizations, cat communication surely has a lot of varieties. They consist of mewing, purring, hissing, growling, trilling and grunting. Aside from the various specific body languages, a cat also have pheromones.

Cats have similar anatomy just like anyone else. They surely have a lot of skills such as quick reflexes, sharp retractable claws, flexible bodies and a very sharp set of teeth that can kill small prey.

Having astounding senses are what cats are known for. The outer ear flap of every cat can detect sound in all directions which immediately go to their ear canal and will directly go to their ear drum making their ear extra sensitive to the sounds around them. The process involves the vibration of the sound to the eardrum and then, the middle ear will change the vibration to sound waves and will directly send them to the cochlea of the cat’s ear and finally to the brain of the cat. A cat can hear from twenty hertz up to approximately 65,000 hertz. The main reason why a cat seems to sound like a woman with a high pitched voice is because cats are more responsive to high pitch rather than the low pitch. The cat’s ear is also helpful in balancing the cat. If you have noticed, cats land on their feet every time they fall, that explains why.

Nonetheless, cats cannot see in total darkness. They also have a third eyelid known as the haw to protect their eyes. In order to control the quantity of light that enters the eyes of the cat, the eyes’ pupil are elliptical.