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Asked in CPR
Who came up with the idea of using CPR to save lives?
Asked in Cats (Felines)
Why do people say cats have nine lives when they really don't?
The saying "cats have nine lives" is an old folklore myth, a saying that has been passed down for generations along with other superstititions like throwing salt over your left shoulder if you spill it. The saying originated when people noticed cats lived through situations that would kill a dog or a human, such as falling from a couple stories up out of a tree or escaping the reach of a predator about to kill it. It was assumed by people that the cat had actually died when it fell from the tree (anything else would have broken its neck), but because it had "extra" lives it could get back up and walk on. The real answer is cats are extremely flexible and agile and are able to arrange themselves to take the least amount of hurt from things like falls from height, and are able to escape through very small openings such as a hole in a fence.
Asked in Cats (Felines), Toys
Who came up with the idea for string tricks like Cats and Cradles or Cats Whiskers Who came up with that?
Asked in Cats (Felines), Cat Behavior
What are the lives of cat?
A cat is said to have "nine lives", because it can escape from situations that appear fatal. Cats' wounds heal relatively quickly, they are very flexible, their muscles are designed for very rapid response, they have very fast reflexes, and if they fall, they twist in mid-air so that they fall on their feet -- there are documented cases of cats surviving falls from a tenth floor balcony. There is a standing saying when a cat escapes from such a situation, that "he has used up one of his nine lives". In fact, a cat, like any other animal, has only one life; it is just that he seems to hang onto it so very tenaciously.
Asked in Books and Literature
Does Chloe end up with Alek in The Nine Lives of Chloe King?
Asked in Dreams and Dream Interpretation
What does it mean when you dream of dead cats?
Two common expressions come to mind that relate to dead cats. One is the familiar saying about cats having 9 lives. So a dream about dead cats - especially if there happened to be nine dead cats - would suggest that one had used up all of one's chances or options. ... A second expression is less common: "You can't swing a dead cat around here without hitting a (something) " That expression means that there are a lot of that (something.) In this case, the dream would mean that the dreamer is surrounded by many problems.
Asked in Math and Arithmetic
What is ten percent of one hundred and nine thousand?
Asked in Cats (Felines)
Do cats die?
Yes cats die sometime, but usually it is known that they have nine lives where they are in an accident yet do not die. ------------- Just like all living beings, Cats Die... Oh sure your cat will live a long while and seems like he'll never stop bugging you for food. An average lifespan of a domestic cat is 14 to 15 years, however they can live to be up to 35! (amazing for such a little thing :O) The 9-lives myth is only that, a myth; Cats have the same mortal boundaries as every other creature, and will die if they get hit by a moving truck or something of the sort (just like you or me, a dog, a deer, a skunk, etc.).
Asked in Cats (Felines)
How many cats are stray?
Asked in Children's Books
In The Nine Lives of Romeo Crumb series how many books are out so far?
Asked in Cat Health
One of my cats was at the vet hospital for a few days and came home sneezing and now all my other cats have started sneezing did my cat catch something at the vet's?
If your cats start sneezing, they probably have a cold. Yes, the other cats can get it as well. If you go to the vet, they can give you something to help your cats. If they start to wheeze, place them in a bathroom. Turn your shower on very hot so the room starts to steam up. Keep the cats inside for about 12 minutes so their lungs clear up.
Asked in Cat Behavior
What does it mean when cats come sit on your porch?
Cats have a great sense/feeling about people. Maybe you need a furry friend in your life and fate has directed this cat to your porch (home). Cats also sense when people need love and affection. This of course is up to the cat. Cats adopt people. This happened to one of my neighbors. One of my cats adopted this elderly couple and they just fell in love with her. They said the cat came to their house and would follow them, curl up on their laps, etc.