Interesting facts about cats and cats
• Interesting facts about cats and cats
600 million cats live in the world. Agile and cunning. Is it true that a cat's purr will help us to send astronauts into deep space? They experienced a fall from 32 floors. They hear 2 octaves higher than you. 15% of all network traffic take video with cats. Like domestic cats scratched his place at the top of our attention? This is what we elected them, or they have chosen us?
Because of the cats suffered entire bird population. Studies in the University of Nebraska in 2010, has shown that cats are responsible for the extinction of at least 33 species of birds. Only in the United States because of the cats killed 3.7 billion birds. Well die, become prey. Cats - this is a dangerous predator.
All cats urchat. Why? The cat's purr we associate with joy and pleasure. But sometimes the opposite is true: the cat urchat when they hurt, and before he died, too. In general, this rumbling is more important than it may seem.
Cat rumbling has healing properties. Cats urchat at a frequency of 25 cycles per second. Research in the Institute Davis found that fluctuations in this frequency strengthens bones and helps heal animals and humans.
The astronauts suffer from loss of bone density due to a long stay in the closed space. Some scientists believe that the fluctuations in the frequency of the above will help strengthen bones and reduce the harm caused by atrophy during long journeys. Can rumbling once will put a man on Mars?
4,000 years ago the ancient Egyptians so respected cats that mummified them to animals was easier to go to the next world. cat's murder was an offense punishable by death. When a cat died a natural death, the family shaved off his eyebrows as a sign of mourning.
The cat hit. To see domestic cats need 6 times less light than others. When we see darkness, they see everything. Also cats have excellent hearing, better than dogs. They distinguish sounds to 85000 Hz. The cat's sense of smell is 14 times greater than ours, their nose, they study all the fun.
From the smell cats may fall into a trance - catnip. It contains an organic compound - Nepetalactone. Scientists believe that it mimics feline pheromones. The effect is noticeable even among the big cats. From her influence, some annoying, others are calm, some jumping, trying to catch an imaginary object, others sit and drool.
By the way, catnip can be useful to us. According to studies, it is 10 times more powerful than diethyl toluamide (active principle repellent "DEET"). And the mosquito as the wind blew.
Interesting facts about cats. Cats - great manipulators. There is an old English saying: according to the cat, everything belongs to it, including us. And, yes, adult cats meow just to people. Kittens meow mother to feed them, but when the cat grows up, meowing all addressed to us. For example, a hungry meow. This "meow" and "Moore" at the same time - a very complex sound that simulates a baby crying, and the sound we can not ignore.
But cats can control us and quite different. May affect cats right on your brain. Getting started, Toxoplasma gondii, or murine parasite control intelligence.
Typically, the sight of a mouse cat, mouse lam, but mice with the parasite may behave contrary. The problem is that along with the cat eats the mouse, and the parasite, and he can get us through dirty trays, or soil.
What are the consequences for us? Delayed reaction, sloppiness in both men and women excessive neatness. It may even lead to schizophrenia. Fantasy? No. Carriers of Toxoplasma are from 30 to 50% of the population!