Facts about Egyptian Mau Cats, "Scientific name for Egyptian Mau Cat is Felis Catus". "Egyptian Mau Cat" earns its fans with its devotion, loyalty, soft voice and moderate yet funny activities. It weights around 7 to 9 pounds (3 to 4 kg). The Egyptian Mau Cats are ideal for families with children, as children become very friendly with the cat. The Egyptian Mau Cat also perfect pet for singles with no other domestic animal in his house.
-The Egyptian Mau Cat are extremely loyal.
-Mostly agile and athletic
-Show brilliance and inquisitiveness every now and then
- Easy to maintain for a spotted cat. Usually it is a tough job to care for a spotted cat.
Egyptian Mau Cat is a very sensitive and responsive creature. In many cases there are seen waiting for their owner to come from outside. The Egyptian Mau Cat just get to know the schedule of event occurring around them. They make a strong bond with their favorite person in the family. However, the Egyptian Mau Cat don’t get easy with other animals, may it be another Mau.
There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world and 88 million in the United States Approximately 40,000 people are bitten by cats in the U.S. annually. Egyptian Mau Cats average life span is around 12 to 15 years. Egyptian Mau Cats help control rodents like small rats and mice where the live homes, warehouse, ect. A female cat is called a "queen or molly", male cat is called a "tom" and the name "clowder" is called a group and young or baby cats are called kittens. Egyptian Mau Cats have very sharp hearing and their sense of smell is fantastic. Egyptian Mau Cats on average sleep 13 to 14 hours a day and when they are awake, the spend a lot of time licking themselves to keep themselves clean. Reasons unknown, the Egyptian Mau Cat is quite sensitive to anesthesia. The Egyptian Mau Cat normally need a warmer temperature than cats of any other kind. Egyptian Mau Cat is suggested to keep the veterinarian’s contact handy if any symptoms show up suddenly.
Egyptian Mau Cat is a “four on the floor” cat that likes to stay on the floor with all four legs on the ground. The Egyptian Mau Cat are not fond of being held in hands or placed on laps. Egyptian Mau Cat has an athletic sub-breed that can jump up to six feet high in the air from a casual standing position. It can easily run at a speed of 30 miles per hour.
The Egyptian Mau Cat has rounded, wedge like head and muscular body. the spots on its coat are formed from its skin. Grooming needs for it can be ignored. The Egyptian Mau Cat body coat should be wiped down by a damp washcloth every week. The nails should also be clipped in regularly. The females Egyptian Mau Cat weigh lighter than the males.
Egyptian Mau Cat Facts
The reason why Egyptian Mau Cats can squeeze through very small spaces is that they have no collarbone and free-floating clavicle bones that their shoulders are attach to their forelimbs, that's why a Egyptian Mau Cat can fit through a hole the same size as its head and they use their whiskers to determine if they can fit through the space.
Egyptian Mau Cats can see at levels of light six time lower than a human, this is why cats can catch mice so easily at night. Egyptian Mau Cats outer ear uses 32 muscles to control it, and a human has only 6 muscles in its ear and a cat can move its ears 180 degrees. A Egyptian Mau Cat can move their ears independently. The cat's hairball is called a "bezoar" (meaning a concretion or calculus found in the intestines or stomach of certain animals, in particular ruminants, formerly alleged to be an effective cure for poison). A Egyptian Mau Cat can climb up a tree well but can not climb head first down a tree, because all the claws on a cat’s paw points the same direction, to get down from a tree, a Egyptian Mau Cat has to back down. A Egyptian Mau Cat can run at a top speed of about 30 mph (48.2 km) over a short distance. A cat rubs against a person to not only to be affectionate but also to mark out its territory. A Egyptian Mau Cat does not like water because its fur is not insulate it well when it gets wet. The average Egyptian Mau Cat temperature of a cat is 101.5 °F. The Egyptian Mau Cats heart beats at 110 to 140 a minute, That is almost twice as fast as a human heart. A Egyptian Mau Cats has 30 teeth while a kittens has about 26 teeth that they will lose at about 6 months of age. The fear of cats "Ailurophobia".