This picture book is a great teaching tool for your little one and for you. It is like illustrated encyclopedia of cats for every kid. The pictures are clear and the colors are nice. If you are ready to challenge your mind and prove to everyone that you are the king of cats knowledge, then pick up this book and prepare for the ultimate trivia experience. Test your fact knowledge as you look at some of the most captivating facts about cats.
Do you know that?
A cat usually has about 12 whiskers on each side of its face.
A cat’s back is extremely flexible because it has up to 53 loosely fitting vertebrae. Humans only have 34.
A cat’s heart beats nearly twice as fast as a human heart, at 110 to 140 beats a minute.
During the nearly 18 hours a day that kittens sleep, an important growth hormone is released.
Cats have 32 muscles that control the outer ear (humans have only 6). A cat can independently rotate its ears 180 degrees.
Cats have about 130,000 hairs per square inch (20,155 hairs per square centimetre).
Cats make about 100 different sounds. Dogs make only about 10.
A cat almost never meows at another cat, mostly just humans. Cats typically will spit, purr, and hiss at other cats.
The biggest wildcat today is the Siberian Tiger. It can be more than 12 feet (3.6 m) long (about the size of a small car) and weigh up to 700 pounds (317 kg).
The cat who holds the record for the longest non-fatal fall is Andy. He fell from the 16th floor of an apartment building (about 60 m) and survived.
The most popular pedigreed cat is the Persian cat, followed by the Main Coon cat and the Siamese cat.
As you read this book over and over to your child it won't be long before they are the ones pointing to the picture and telling you what it is. The author Katy Gleit wrote this book for her own two grandchildren Dani and Deia: In "Cats: 100 Illustrated Fun Facts " your children are given a well-selected knowledge along with entertaining information about these amazing creatures. In addition, a set of wonderful pictures show exactly what a cats looks like.