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Imagine you recognize every little thing approximately your tom cat better half?
In 1,001 stuff you continually desired to find out about Cats, trivialities expert and authorized cat fancier J. Stephen Lang places your whisker knowledge to the try with 1,001 tantalizing minutiae tidbits. From myths and legends to well-known cat fans (and haters), "catty" words to caricature kitties, bewildering behavioral quirks to mating and motherhood, you’ll find out about: <UL> * 5 U.S. presidents who cherished cats . . . and one that hated them with a passion!
* why cats get pleasure from kneading their human partners with their paws;
* a breed of cat with webbed ft who swims for his seafood supper!
* the most well-liked female and male cat names today.
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1,001 Things You Always Wanted To Know About Cats

Imagine you recognize every little thing approximately your tom cat spouse?
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* why cats get pleasure from kneading their human partners with their paws;
* a breed of cat with webbed toes who swims for his seafood supper!
* the preferred female and male cat names today.
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But the usual 41 1,001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Cats rule is that cats have a certain grudging respect for barnyard chickens, partly because mother hens are very protective of chicks and partly because roosters are a force to be reckoned with too. 73 A semi-dead token of affection The author has had half-dead lizards dropped in his lap or at his feet, and countless cat owners get presented with similar “gifts”—dead or half-dead birds, mice, toads and so on. It horrifies some people but delights others.

In spite of that, they can swim, though they make for shore as quickly as possible. In fact, all species of cats can swim. Lions and leopards do it reluctantly, but, curiously, tigers and jaguars enter the water with no hesitation and actually seem to take pleasure in swimming. 88 The dreaded B word Bathing, that is. In general, it should never be necessary, given that cats are cleanliness fanatics. But accidents happen: they get splashed with mud or motor oil, fall into a puddle—in short, they need cleaning 49 1,001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Cats that their tongues just can’t handle.

Happily, his cat has sniffed at these but never bitten into them. In fact, outdoor cats very rarely chew on poisonous plants, but sometimes bored indoor cats do bite into houseplants, and some of the common ones—dieffenbachia and philodendron, for example—are poisonous. While few cats are ever poisoned this way, it might give you peace of mind to ask your vet for a list of poisonous shrubs and houseplants, plus information on emergency treatment. ” just doesn’t work If a cat’s meowing is getting on your nerves, here’s one thing that won’t work: telling him to stop.

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