Did you know that …

It is a myth that dogs are color blind. They can actually see in color, just not as vividly as humans. It is akin to our vision at dusk

A cat rubs against people not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory with scent glands around its face. The tail area and paws also carry the cats scent

Dogs don’t like rain because the sound is amplified and hurts their very sensitive ears

A female carries her young about 60 days before the puppies are born

When a cat chases its prey, it keeps its head level. Dogs and humans bob their heads up and down.

Small quantities of grapes and raisins can cause renal failure in dogs. Chocolate, macadamia nuts, cooked onions, or anything with caffeine can also be harmful

Dogs have sweat glands in between their paws

Cats make about 100 different sounds. Dogs make only about 10

Dogs have three eyelids. The third lid, called a nictitating membrane or haw, keeps the eye lubricated and protected.

A cat can jump up to five times its own height in a single bound

Dogs sense of hearing is more than ten times more acute than a humans

Cats are North Americas most popular pets: there are 73 million cats compared to 63 million dogs.