Paws for Thought

by Dr. Peter Hill 20. June 2014 11:15



  • All cats are born with blue eyes
  • Adult cats have 30 teeth
  • Cats are sometimes born with extra toes, this is called Polydactyl
  • A cat has 4 rows of whiskers
  • Calico cats are nearly always female
  • A cat can jump seven times it’s height!
  • A cat has 230 bones in its body, humans have 206
  • Cats average 16 hours of sleep a day
  • Dalamatian puppies are born without spots
  • Dogs & cats need regular teeth cleaning, just like us!
  • Dogs can smell 44x better than humans
  • A prairie dog is not a dog at all, they are a type of rodent
  • Dogs sweat through the pads of their feet and their nose
  • The Irish Wolfhound is the tallest dog
  • The Basenji cannot bark, he ‘yodels’
  • The Greyhound is the fastest dog, reaching up to 45mph
  • Chow’s & SharPei’s are the only 2 breeds to have black tongues

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