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Purring is characteristic for...
all from the cat family
for big cats like lions, tigers
for small cats
only for domestic cats
Big cats (Pantherinae) can not purr, but are able to roar. For small cats (Felinae), apart from domestic cats, there are also Felis cats, such as European wild cat.
The leopard living in the Russian Far East is:
Amur leopard (Panthera pardus orientalis) it is one of the most endangered species in the world. Adult individuals usually weigh about 40-50 kg, but also those that have a mass of 75 kg are known.
Kittens of which breed are born bald, before they grow their curly fur?
The LaPerm is a rex breed which originated in the United States and is now present in many other countries worldwide. The breed is genetically unique and not related to any other rex cat varieties, having a dominant gene causing their curly coats.
In which active religion is cat a revered animal?
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.
What breed of cat is considered to be lucky, and is offered in Thailand to a bride on her wedding day?
The Korat is known colloquially as the "good luck cat". Traditionally, they are given in pairs to newlyweds or people who are highly esteemed, for good luck. Until recently, Korats were not sold, but only given as gifts. The Korat breed comes from Thailand.
The breed in the picture is:
The American Curl is a breed of cat characterized by its unusual ears, which curl back from the face toward the center of the back of the skull. The breed originated in Lakewood, California, as the result of a spontaneous mutation.
What is the striped variety of a cheetah called?
The king cheetah is a variety of cheetah with a rare mutation for cream-coloured fur marked with large, blotchy spots and three dark, wide stripes extending from their neck to the tail.
This very rare cat species lives exclusively on one of the Japanese islands. Which one?
The Iriomote cat is a subspecies of the leopard cat found only on the Japanese island of the same name. The island spans about 290 km2, making it the smallest habitat of any wild cat species in the world. Iriomote cat has been listed as critically endangered since 2008. Various estimates put it at just over 100 individuals remaining, and its population is considered declining.