Cats: an old and delightful passion
Did you know that the first domestic cats appeared in Europe during the
Middle Ages? Since then, they’ve become a national passion and they’ve been
conquering their place in the sun. It is also believed that cats will soon replace
dogs – as the most popular pet.
Cats are cute, aren’t they? Being as affectionate, charismatic and loving as
dogs, cats have proven wrong the myth that they do not get attached to their
owners. In fact, they can form deep bonds with their owners. In addition, cats
teach that simplicity can bring happiness when having fun with a simple
cardboard box, for example.
Curiosities about cats
We have selected some peculiarities about cats that will make you even more
in love with them:
A cat can jump up to 5 times its own height. However, domestic cats may get
hurt if they fall out of high windows. All windows and doors with outside access
must have screens before you adopt a cat, ok?
Cats make about 100 different sounds, but cats purring is our favorite one,
A cat can hear high frequency sounds, about 2 octaves above any human.
When a cat is rubbing up against you, they are not only showing affection, but
also marking their territory. In other words, the pet is saying: this human is
mine! That’s possible because of the scent their glands on their face, tail and
Look how cool: both humans and cats have identical regions in the brain
responsible for emotion.
Each female cat, on average, gives birth to between 1 and 9 cats at a time.
Remember that spaying or neutering your cat is an act of love!