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Males weigh on average 4-6.5 kg and cats 2.5-4.5 kg. Some breeds, such as the Mein-kun or the Siberian cat, can weigh up to 16 kg. Very small cats have been known to weigh up to 2 kg.

Life expectancy of cats. Lives up to 12-16 years, most up to 20 years.
Cat diet. The domestic cat is a carnivore with an exceptionally carnivorous diet. In the wild, their prey includes small mammals (rodents) and birds, reptiles, large insects and other creatures. Cats also eat a small amount of plant foods.
Cat behaviour Cats are active both day and night, depending on their specific living conditions. Cats are able to conserve and use their energy economically thanks to sleep, which occupies a large part of their time, lasting 12-16 hours. As a result, a cat can easily fall asleep, so to speak, in any situation.
The sense of the domestic cat is highly developed. Cats can hear sounds up to 35-40 kHz, and humans only up to 20 kHz. Cats with erect ears are able to move them independently of each other.
The sense of smell of domestic cats is fourteen times stronger than that of humans because cats have twice as many olfactory receptors. The sense of touch is represented by whiskers, which are located in four places on the upper lip, several on each cheek and on the chin.
Mobility. Cats can reach speeds of 50 km/h over short distances. A cat can easily fall more than 2 metres on a vertical wall. A cat can fit through any crack that its head can fit through. Cats walk quietly and carefully. When walking, the cat aligns the paws of its hind paws with the paws of its front paws, which provides better support for the hind paws when walking through winding areas.
In the relaxed state, the cat’s claws are hidden in special fur and leather coverings on the toe pads, which allow them to beto keep them sharp and to pursue prey without making noise.
The normal body temperature of a cat is between 38-39 and the heart rate is 140-220 beats per minute.
Social structure of cats Domestic cats are more social than wild cats and may belong to family groups. Despite this, cats hunt separately.
Native cats living on the street sometimes form small colonies in areas where food points are concentrated, such as rubbish bins or landfill sites. In such communities, a hierarchy develops among the animals.
Each cat or feline protects its own surrounding territory, and there are also neutral areas where cats meet and greet each other. In their own territory, cats usually behave aggressively with other cats, first watching intently, hissing and growling, and then attacking.
When attacked, cats pick up and brush their fur, lungesteam, making them visually larger. During a conflict, cats make large movements with their front paws at the muzzle and body and bite. Mature cats have many conflicts in their lives and can be easily distinguished by the many scars on their bodies, especially on the muzzle. Cats, especially pregnant cats or cats with small kittens, are also involved in conflicts over territory, chasing away all the cats and kittens in their territory.
Cat reproduction A female cat will produce kittens 2-3 times a month. The male is not involved in the rearing of the offspring.
Cat breeding period/season: all year round.
Maturation of cats: Male cats mature at 5-7 months and females at 4-9 months.
Cat pregnancy lasts 63-65 days.
Cat offspring. A cat produces 3-8 blind, helpless kittens. The kittens open their eyes at 10 days. Lactation lasts until the 4th week.
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