Cats. We love them, we find them funny, sometimes a little weird, or even plotting on some mischievous plans to take over the world. Most definitely, we cannot wrap our minds on what they are thinking, right? If you want to know cats better, here are 30 weird and also funny questions about cats answered. Let’s get into the questions.
1. Do Male Cats Have Nipples?
Short answers is yes, male cats have nipples and if you wonder how many nipples do male cats have, they have the same number of nipples as female cats, 8 in total. Male cats don’t lactate (cannot produce milk), but, yes they do have nipples, just like female cats.
2. Can Cats Eat Bacon?
Yes, cats can eat bacon, because they are natural predators, so they can eat all kinds of meat, including bacon. However, given the large content of fat in bacon, this is not a recommended daily treat for cats.
3. Can Cats Taste Spicy?
Yes, cats can taste spicy, what they cannot taste is sweet, because they lack sweet buds. The reason is that cats get their energy from protein, not carbohydrates, so they don’t need to taste sweet.
4. Can Cats Eat Almonds?
Yes, cats can eat almonds, but frequent eating can cause liver problems, due to the high-fat content in almonds. Every now and then it’s ok.
5. Can Cats Eat Beans?
The answer is yes, cats can eat beans, but don’t make this a frequent meal for your cat. In large quantities, cooked beans can cause bloating and digestive issues for cats, due to their high fiber content. They are, though a good source of protein, and are not toxic for cats.
6. Can Cats Eat Pistachios?
Cats can eat pistachios, but frequent eating can lead to liver problems, due to the high-fat content in pistachios. So this should be a very rare treat for your cat, not a regular snack.
7. Why There Are No Living Cats on Mars?
At this moment, we cannot say for sure that there are no living cats on Mars because we haven’t explored every corner of Mars yet. However, we’re 100% sure cats don’t come from Mars, but actually from the Lyra constellation, because they are related to the Lyran extraterrestrials. You’ll find more about this after the alien disclosure.
8. Why Do Cats Groom Each Other?
Cats groom each other as a sign of affection and belonging but also helping each other get clean, which is a very positive social behavior amongst cats.
9. How Many Cats Is Too Many?
Depending on who you ask, the answer can vary. For cat lovers there never are too many cats. Our answer to this question is there are never too many cats until you feel that the joy of having cats is overshadowed by the amount of work it takes to take care of them. It’s everyone’s choice.
10. How Long Can Cats Go Without Water?
Without water, a cat can last for no more than 2-3 days maximum.
11. Why Do Cats Like Fish?
Cats love fish because of the perfect balance of protein and fatty acids found in fish. Fish is a complete meal for cats, that makes their hair beautiful and shiny. This is why fish are cats’ favorite food.
12. How Long Is Cats Memory?
Like all animals, cats live in the present moment. However, this doesn’t mean they don’t remember things or have a short term memory. On the contrary, cats remember quite a lot, but unlike us, they don’t bother remembering things that are not useful for them.
13. What Are Female Cats Called?
Female cats used to be called pussy cats and male cats tomcats. However, given the fact that the meaning of the word “pussy” has come to have other connotations in time, today the term used for female cats is Molly cats and queen cats. A Molly cat refers to any cat, while queen cat refers to cats that are expecting or with kittens.
14. How to Keep Cats from Scratching Furniture?
First, get your cat a cat scratcher and place it near the furniture they usually scratch. Spread some catnip on the scratcher to make it more appealing. To make sure your cat will never scratch furniture anymore, spray some vinegar on the furniture. This will definitely stop your cat from scratching furniture in the future.
15. What Do You Call a Pile of Cats?
A meawntain or a catpile, you choose.
16. Why Do Cats Sit on Paper?
Cats love sitting on paper because paper is a good insulator, thus a warmer spot. In addition, a piece of paper or newspaper is like an “open space” box, and we know how cats love cardboard boxes.
17. Why Do Cats Like Their Butt Scratched?
Cats love to scratch but the butt part is a spot they can hardly reach. This is why, as their favorite hooman, whom they fully trust, they rely on you to do the butt scratching part.
18. Why Do Cats Like Shoes?
Cats love small places to cradle in because they feel safe in spots where no other animals (or humans) can fit at the same time. Shoes is one of the smallest yet still fitting place to be for a cat. No, it’s not that they love the smell.
19. What Colors Do Cats Like?
Cats cannot distinguish all colors, but from the ones they do, their most favorites are yellow and blue.
20. Why Do Cats Move Their Kittens?
Cats move their kittens when they feel that humans or other animals are too intrusive and the kittens may be in danger.
21. How to Keep Cats Out of a Room?
This is a good one. Put all their favorite items in the room you want them to stay in, close the door to the room you don’t want them to come in, and don’t answer to their meows of despair. More so, spray some vinegar at the doorstep and they’ll never want to come in.
22. What Temperature Do Cats Like?
Cats have just a slightly higher body temperature compared to humans, so it’s reasonable to think that when you’re cold your cat is cold too. The temperature that you find most comfortable, around 74-75°F (23-24°C) is the temperature cats like the most.
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23. How Much Space Do Cats Need?
A cat requires around 18 square feet (1,67 mp) of living space, which is not much at all. However, take into consideration that they need enough space to move around, feed, poop, and live a happy life.
24. Why Do Cats Slap Each Other?
Cats are territorial animals, with very clear lines drawn. This extends to their food bowls, litter and favorite places to nap. When they enter conflicts, a full-blown catfight with slapping and hissing is the usual resolution in the cat world.
25. Why Do Cats Put Their Paws on Your Face?
This way cats tell you that you are their property and that they approve of you. So this is a good thing. Kind of.
26. Why Do Cats Eat Their Kittens?
Cats rarely eat their kittens, and this usually happens when they fail to recognize their kittens by smell. Other reasons may be that when they give birth to a stillborn or when the kitten has a disease. Then the mama cat eats them to prevent the disease from spreading to the healthy kittens.
27. Do Cats Know When You Are Sick?
Yes. Cats sense energies, just like dogs and all animals. When we get sick, our energy field changes, and cats can sense this. This is why your cat will usually sit and start to purr near the spot that aches, or on that spot, to help relieve the pain and make you feel better.
28. Why Do Cats Stare at Nothing?
As I said, cats sense energies more than we do. This means they can see beings that are not in the physical dimension we live in. I don’t want to scare you, but cats don’t actually stare at nothing, there is always something there, that the physical eyes can’t see.
29. Why Do Cats Roll on Their Back?
Cats roll on their back as a sign that they are happy and comfortable. A cat’s belly is their weakest spot, so when they roll on their back with the belly exposed this is a sign that they feel comfortable and trust you. It can also be a sign of submissiveness.
30. What If Cats Said Hey?
Well, cats actually say “hey”, it’s just that we’re not always tuned in to their non-verbal communication. When they close their eyes halfway in the most relaxing manner, cats actually say “hey, I love you”. There are very many other ways cats communicate, just keep an open mind and an open ear.
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