PostCats – Miscellaneus

  • Six-toed kittens are so common in Boston and surrounding areas of Massachusetts that experts consider it an established mutation.
  • The silks created by weavers in Baghdad were inspired by the beautiful and varied colors and markings of cat coats. These fabrics were called “tabby” by European traders.
  • Cat families usually play best in even numbers. Cats and kittens should be acquired in pairs whenever possible.
  • Cat litter was “invented” in 1947 when Edward Lowe asked his neighbor to try a dried, granulated clay used to sop up grease spills in factories. (In 1990, Mr. Lowe sold his business for $200 million.)
  • Cats lived with soldiers in trenches, where they killed mice during World War I.
  • The cat appears to be the only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible.
  • The kitten in the logo of the Mary Tyler Moore (MTM) television production company is a parody of the famous MGM roaring lion.
  • Sir Isaac Newton invented the cat-flap door.

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