- Cats have 32 muscles in each ear.
- A cat’s sense of smell is 14 times stronger than that of a human’s.
- Cats have 244 bones in their bodies, about 40 more than humans!
- Cats only sweat from the pads of their paws.
- The oldest cat on record was a female tabby that lived to be 34 years old.
- Cats have about 100 different vocalization sounds. In comparison, dogs have about 10.
- The Basenji is the only dog that is not able to bark.
- Nose prints are used to identify dogs, much like humans use fingerprints.
- Dogs can’t see colors. They’re color blind.
- Dogs sweat only through their tongues.
- Bloodhounds have been used since the 1600’s for tracking criminals.
- The largest dog in the world is the Irish Wolfhound.