What is the name of the animal that meows?
Cats are small, furry animals with whiskers and sharp claws. They make great pets! Cats can be very playful and love to chase toys and hide in unexpected places. Cats communicate with people by purring, meowing, and rubbing against our legs.
Cats: Our Furry Friends
Cat: A small, usually furry, domesticated mammal that is kept as a pet and may resemble a small lion. Feline: A carnivorous mammal of the family Felidae, which includes lions, tigers, bobcats, and domestic cats. Meow: The typical vocalization of a cat, often used to attract attention, express excitement, or indicate displeasure.
Cats are capable of running at speeds of up to 30 mph. Cats have over 100 different vocal sounds, while dogs only have about 10. A cat's brain is 90% similar to a human's, making them the smartest domestic animal.
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What do cats use to mark their territory?
- Chirping and meowing
- Urine and scratching
- Barking and howling
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Which breed of cats are known for their lack of tail?
What is the scientific name for domestic cats?
- Oryctolagus cuniculus
- Felis catus
- Canis lupus familiaris