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10 fascinating facts about cats

By: Networx Systems on Feb. 29, 2012, 12:47 p.m.
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Felines sleep two thirds of the day

On average, cats sleep about two thirds of every day. If you do the math, it means your 9-year-old kitty has slept away about six years of life. Chances are, they’ll find a particular place they enjoy and it becomes their favorite napping spot. Keep it clean for your feline friend and free of a buildup of fur and pet dander. It’s also a good idea to make sure it’s safe and stable. Although injuries in falls for most cats are rare, they are more likely to occur in very short distance slips. When combined with the sleeping state, some cats don’t always have the time to right themselves and land on all fours.