Posts Tagged ‘best for cats’

Smart Cat Facts to Utilize as a Saavy Cat Owner

Sunday, December 13th, 2009

shopcat captivated

I’m not just someone who “owns” a cat (no one can “own” a cat but that’s another discussion), I’m someone who loves animals (especially cats). Because of this, I’m never content to just do the basics. I like to do research like the nerd I am. I get excited about new ways to engage Shopcat (again, I’m a nerd). And when I saw this cool comic from The Oatmeal about cat facts, I was inspired to write this post.

Amazing Hearing

I’d always assumed that dogs could hear better than cats, because that’s what people always say. But my research says that cats hear better because their inner-ears are more evolved than a dogs.  Cats can actually hear higher frequencies than a dog can. When Shopcat pretends not to hear me, she’s just ignoring me! A cats’ hearing stops at 65 kilohertz and a humans’ stops at 20. I may not know much about kilohertz’s, but the numbers give me a pretty good idea about the sensitivity of a cats ears vs. mine.

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