A Simple Plan: Cats

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Cats & Its Senses

The question of whether or not a cat’s love is real might seem ridiculous to those who do not own cats. Dogs might claim the title of man’s best friend, but everyone who has lived with cats knows they’re simply too awesome to want to be friends with. Some might argue, however, that those who own cats apply human characteristics to non-human entities. Well, those who argue that all animals take care of their young ones just because of instinct have obviously not spent time with a cat. If you are a cat owner, for sure, your pet means a lot to you, thus, this article will feed you some information about cats and things that will help you deal with your pet in order for the two of you to live the best out of everything.

BASIC INFO

Cat communication has many varieties of vocalizations. The communication of cats include purring, mewing, growling, trilling and grunting. Cats have cat pheromones and a number of specific body languages as well.

Compared to other fields of anatomy, cats also has the same. 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.

All cats surely has astounding senses. Cats also have a very sensitive ears since their outer ear flap can take sounds from every direction which directly goes to the ear canals up to the ear drum. 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. Since a cat responds more readily to a high pitch than a low pitch, this might be the reason a cat seems to like a woman better with a high-pitched voice. The ears are also assist cats in balance. This is probably the reason why cats land on their feet every time they fall.

Unlike dogs, cats cannot see in total darkness. The haw is known to be the third eyelid of the cat wherein they are used to protect the eyes of the cat from danger, knowing that cats cannot see in the dark. A cat’s pupil is elliptical to help control the quantity of light that enters.