10 Cat Facts You Always Wanted to Know

Over time, a mutually beneficial relationship developed between cats and humans. Cats provided pest control, and humans may have provided food scraps and shelter. 

The earliest archaeological evidence of a human relationship with cats is a kitten buried beside a human on the island of Cyprus about 9,500 years ago. 

Your kitty’s ancestor was a solitary hunter of small prey, as opposed to dogs’ ancestors, that were large-game pack hunters.  

their eye size makes focusing between near and far so difficult that the muscles develop with an environmental bias. Outdoor cats tend to be farsighted, while most indoor cats are nearsighted.  

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Cats may not see fine details as humans do, but they possess an exceptional capacity for night vision due to the abundance of light-sensitive rod cells in their retinas. 

Cats have an exceptional sense of smell, which plays a crucial role in their daily lives. Cats have between 45 to 80 million olfactory receptors in their noses 

A cat’s sense of taste is not so impressive, though: They’re one of the few mammals that lack taste receptors for sweetness.  

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