Cats are believed to be the only mammals who don’t taste sweetness.
Every dog’s nose print is unique, like a fingerprint.
Cats are nearsighted, but their peripheral and night vision are much better than that of humans.
A person’s blood pressure goes down when petting a dog.
Cats have an extra organ that allows them to taste scents in the air, which is why your cat stares at you with her mouth open from time to time.
Forty-five percent of U.S. dogs sleep in their owner’s bed.
Cats use their whiskers to “feel” the world around them to determine which small spaces they can fit into.
Seventy percent of people sign their pet’s name on their holiday cards.
Cats walk like camels and giraffes: They move both of their right feet first, then move both of their left feet. No other animals walk this way.
All dogs dream; studies show puppies and senior dogs dream more frequently than adult dogs.
A slow blink is a “kitty kiss.” This movement shows contentment and trust.
Yawning is contagious. Research shows the sound of a human yawn can trigger one from your dog. And it’s four times as likely to happen when it’s the yawn of a person he knows.
Cats have a unique “vocabulary” with their owner — and each cat has a different set of vocalizations, purrs and behaviors.
All puppies are born deaf.
Cats have up to 100 vocalizations — dogs only have 10.
Dalmatians are born completely white, developing their spots as they get older.
Cats may yawn as a way to end a confrontation with another animal. Think of it as their “talk to the hand.”
A dog’s sense of smell is legendary. Did you know his nose has as many as 300 million receptors? A human nose has about 5 million.
When dogs wag their tails, they may be expressing happiness. But this isn’t the case for cats! When your cat wags her tail, it’s her way of warning you that you are getting on her last nerve.
When dogs kick backward after they go to the bathroom it’s because they are marking their territory, using the scent glands in their feet.
The antiques and collectibles show is on today from 9-4 at Findlay Toyota Center. (Sat. 5/27)The Prescott Antique Show & Vintage Market is open today (Saturday, May 27th) from 9am to 4pm at the Findlay Toyota Center. With over 70 spaces full of unique finds, from rare antiques to vintage furniture and our exciting new book section, your perfect piece is waiting. Remember, tickets are $5, cash only at the door. ATMs are available on-site. For more details, head over to www.FindlayToyotaCenter.com.
The 49th Western Art Show & Sale is on today and Sunday from 9-5 and Monday 9-3 at the Courthouse Plaza. It's presented by the Phippen Museum of Western Art. Share your photos of the show in the comments below or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Also happening downtown is the Off-Street Festival, taking place outdoors at the Prescott Chamber of Commerce parking lot at 117 W. Goodwin St. ... See MoreSee Less