Answers to Cat Quiz

Here are the answers to the Cat Quiz

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[1]Who declared the cat to be a "Diabolical Creature"?

Pope Gregory IX declared the cat to be a "Diabolical Creature". History of the Cat

[2]How many times a day does a kitten under twelve weeks need feeding?

Kittens under twelve weeks need feeding four times daily, then up to six months the kitten needs to be fed three times a day.Kitten Care

[3]What is Nepeta Cataria more commonly known as?

Sow grass or catnip (Nepeta Cataria ) in a potting mixture every couple of weeks and your cat will always have a fresh supply. Outdoor Cats

[4]Which breed of cat is also often referred to as the swimming cat?

Known as Van Kedi in their native Turkey, the Turkish Van breed is also known as the Van Cat, the Turkish Cat and most usually as the swimming cat.. Turkish Van Cats

[5]Which breed of cat is also often referred to as the living room leopard?

It is the spotted coat pattern that most resembles the coat of the Asian Leopard Cat and has earned the Bengal breed the nickname "living room leopard" Bengal Cats

[6]What is it that many owners report happens to their cats' coat after making the switch to premium cat food from low cost brands?

Many owners report that the condition of their cats' coat has improved considerably, become glossier/silkier, after making the switch to premium cat food from low cost brands.Premium Cat Food

[7]Which breed of cat was once described as An unnatural, nightmare kind of cat?

Although most press reports of the time praised the charming new Siamese cats, one correspondent described them as "an unnatural, nightmare kind of cat"Siamese Cats

[8]Which breed of cat has been described as having a coat "Quite unlike any other domestic breed, being more akin to the feel of a wildcat's pelt".?

In fact the coat of the Bengal breed has been described as "Quite unlike any other domestic breed, being more akin to the feel of a wildcat's pelt".Bengal Cats

[9]Is the presence of clear wax in your cat's ears is perfectly normal?

The presence of clear wax in your cat's ears is perfectly normal, however deposits of crumbly, dark brown wax could be an indication of ear mites and treatment could be needed.Cat Health

[10]What can it mean if your cat's ears are hot?

If the ears are very hot, your cat may be running a temperature and it may be necessary to consult your veterinary ( be sure that this is not due to your cat lying in the sun or next to the fire.)Cat Health

[11]Which large, fearsome, now extinct members of the cat family are also known as Smilodons?

The best known of the cats of pre-history, is the saber toothed tiger (Smilodon). Cat history

[12]Why do cats need to scratch?

Cats need to scratch, it is something that cats instinctively do, not as you may think, in order to sharpen their claws, but to remove the old layers of their nails. Cat Scratching

[13]Nearly all breeders of which cat breed, name their cats according to which year they are born?

Nearly all breeders of Birmans name their cats according to which year they are born. Birman kittens born in 2013 will have a name starting with K, 2014 the names will start with L Birman Cats

[14]What did the Ancient Egyptians often decorate figurines of cats with?

Ancient Egyptians often decorated cat figurines with fabulous jewelry. Cat Figurines

[15]Which breed of cat is reputed to become limp and supple when you pick them up?

Pick up Ragdoll cats and they are reputed to become limp and supple, that is how they got their name. Ragdoll Cats

[16]Which breed of cat is said to possess a non fighting instinct?

Ragdoll cats are said to possess a non fighting instinct, in other words if they are attacked they do not fight back to defend themselves. Ragdoll Cats

[17]Which gene do all breeds of domestic cat carry?

All breeds of domestic cat carry the tabby gene. Our feline friends that we know and love as house cats, originated from the African wild cat (see cat history.) These wildcats had similar markings to those we see on tabby cats, an effective form of camouflage. Tabby Cats

[18]What was Mr. Owen Gould, the British consul-general, given as a parting gift by the King of Siam?

In 1884 Mr. Owen Gould the British consul-general, was given a pair of Siamese cats as a parting gift by the King of Siam - King Chulalongkorn, the son of the king featured in the musical The King and I. Siamese Cats

[19]Which foodstuff contains the compound theobromine, safe for humans, possibly deadly for cats?

Chocolate contains the compound theobromine which is a diuretic as well as a cardiac stimulant. This can cause the pet's heart rate to increase or it may cause the heart to beat irregularly, both of which can be dangerous to the animal. Cats and Chocolate

[20]On which island was a jawbone of a cat, dated to 6000 BC, found?

A cat's jawbone that has been dated to 6000 BC was uncovered on the island of Cyprus, and as cats are not indigenous to the island, it points to cats arriving on the island along with the first human colonists. Cat History

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