Top 10 cats facts Selected as the most interesting among cats related questions in Cats quiz Why do cats have vertical pupils?To better see in the dark. The sharpest image is produced by round pupils, and if cats weren’t nocturnal, they probably would have round pupils like us. But the vertical pupil, in combination with horizontal eyelids, gives the cat greater and more accurate control in different types of lighting. A cat may adjust the amount of light by moving eyelids only.Created by: globalquiz.orgeyes facts » Is this a male, or a female cat?A female. This kind of coat coloring, which combines two colors other than white (black and red in this case), is known as tortoiseshell, and it is found almost exclusively in female cats. This is because the X chromosome determines the color of the cat, and there are no color genes in Y chromosome. Thus, female cats with XX chromosomes may be three colored (including white), while male cats with XY chromosomes cannot. (with the exception of very rare XXY sterile males).Created by: Sara Amonciogenetics facts » How many fingers do cats have?18. Cats have 5 fingers in the front legs and 4 in the rear legs.Created by: Tschukazoology facts » A liger is a hybrid cross between a male lion and a tigres. What are ligers best known for?Large size. Ligers are the largest known cats in the world, reaching over 400 kg. In contrast, pumapards (hybrids between pumas and leopards) tend to exhibit dwarfism.Created by: Kasiadangerous animals facts » How many species of the cat family hunt in groups?One. Only lions live and hunt in groups. A pride of lions consists of related females and offspring and a small number of adult males. Created by: globalquiz.orgcarnivores facts » Which cats enojoy swimming?Tigers living in the southeast Asia are semi-aquatic. They spend much of their time in rivers and feed on fish. Young tigers like to play in the water, and adults often take a bath just to keep cool during hot days.Created by: simply the beastwater facts » In which active religion is cat a revered animal?In Islam. Muhammad is reported to have said that "a love of cats is an aspect of faith". He prohibited the persecution and killing of cats. His favourite cat was a female named Muezza. According to a legend, a cat saved Muhammad from a snake. The grateful prophet stroked the cat's back and forehead, thus blessing all cats, and leaving the stripes on his forehead some cats still have on their coats. Created by: globalquiz.orgIslam facts » Why do house cats rub their head against their owners' legs and ankles?It is a type of scent marking. Cats often scent-mark things that are most important to them, it is a way of marking cat's territory. This behaviour is called bunting. Cat's scent glands are located on many parts of the cat's body, including forehead, tail and cheeks. Created by: globalquiz.orgnature facts » Which cat breed is characterized by its lack of tail?Manx. The Manx taillessness gene is dominant; kittens from two Manx parents are generally born without any tail. However, having two copies of the gene is lethal in utero, so breeders avoid breeding two entirely tailless Manx cats together. Typically, when bred with non-Manx cat, tail length is random throughout a litter of kittens.Created by: globalquiz.orgpets facts » How fast can a tiger run?60 km/h or 37 MPH. Tigers are the biggest and the heaviest cats in the world, although on a short distance they are able to reach 60 km/h and take 10 meter (~33 feet) leaps. For comparison a horse can run as fast as 40-50 km/h.Created by: smyrupredators facts » Play cats quiz and see all the questions.