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    cat fact - Cat - FREDDIE MERCURY RELEASED A SOLO ALBUM IN 1985 THAT WAS DEDICATED "TO MY CAT JERRY. ALSO TOM, OSCAR AND TIFFANY AND ALL THE CAT LOVERS ACROSS THE UNIVERSE-SCREW EVERYBODY ELSE"
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    cat fact - Cat - THE WORLD'S MOST WANTED HACKER WAS HIMSELF HACKED AND ARRESTED BECAUSE HIS PASSWORD WAS HIS CAT'S NAME PLUS 123'
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    cat fact - Cat - OVER 70 CATS LIVE IN THE HERMITAGE MUSEUM IN ST PETERSBURG, RUSSIA, HELPING TO CATCH MICE WHO MIGHT WANT TO CHEW ON THE ARTWORKS THEY EVEN HAVE THEIR OWN PRESS SECRETARY
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    cat fact - Furniture - PRESIDENT LINCOLN LOVED CATS AND ONCE HAD THEM EAT AT THE WHITE HOUSE DINING TABLE DURING A FORMAL DINNER.
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    cat fact - Text - n the din A PRISON IN WASHINGTON PAIRS UP "DEATH ROW" SHELTER CATS WITH SELECT INMATES AS PART OF A REHABILITATION PROGRAM
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    cat fact - Cat - THE TWO OLDEST CATS ON RECORD LIVED TO 38 AND 34 YEARS OLD, BOTH WERE OWNED BY THE SAME OWNER AND LIVED OFF A DIET OF BACON, EGGS, BROCCOLI AND COFFEE.
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    cat fact - Photo caption - IN 1879 CATS WERE USED TO DELIVER MAIL IN BELGIUM. IT WAS UNSUCCESSFUL
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    cat fact - Cat - THE GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS STOPPED AWARDING THE FATTEST CATS OR ANY OTHER ANIMAL TO DISCOURAGE DELIBERATE OVERFEEDING.
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    cat fact - Text - EMMY WAS THE SHIP'S CAT ON THE RMS EMPRESS OF IRELAND SHE NEVER MISSED A VOYAGE. HOWEVER, ON 28 MAY 1914, EMMY TRIED TO ESCAPE THE SHIP THE CREW COULD NOT COAX HER ABOARD AND THE EMPRESS LEFT WITHOUT HER; WHICH WAS REGARDED AS'A TERRIBLE OMEN. EARLY THE NEXT MORNING THE EMPRESS SANK.
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    cat fact - Photo caption - KOKO, THE SIGNING GORILLA, ASKED FOR A PET CAT AND NAMED THE TAIL-LESS KITTY ALL BALL, SIGNED "OBNOXIOUS CAT" WHEN IT BIT HER, AND GRIEVED WHEN IT DIED.
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    cat fact - Cat - A PHYSICIST MADE HIS CAT THE CO-AUTHOR OF A PAPER BECAUSE HE'D ACCIDENTALLY WRITTEN "WE" INSTEAD OF "I" THROUGHOUT THE PAPER AND COULDN'T BE BOTHERED CHANGING IT 2930 sw erak dmt PHOTOSHOP drop dead Fantasy Techniques OMA A BENYKÉPEZÉS ENCIKLOPEDIÁJA AgNDw IOIVNI VTIV PORIRE RIPORJ SINPss HANDBOD ksz aebe OML EQUA TEX, M ek itDOUGLAS AUAMS zY 4001 puau3 VALAM TORTENT HELLER MONE AITWIe HOOdsOY euIO1 Bega n dasAN
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    cat fact - Cat - AOSHIMA IS A JAPANESE ISLAND WHERE CATS OUTNUMBER HUMANS 6 TO 1.
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    cat fact - Photo caption - A CAT NAMED MASHA SAVED A BABY'S LIFE. THE LONG-HAIRED RED TABBY FOUND AN ABANDONED BABY IN A BOX IN THE SNOW AND CLIMBED IN TO KEEP THE BABY WARM AND MEOWED TO GET THE ATTENTION OF A PASSERBY
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    cat fact - Cat - CAT'S KIDNEYS ARE SO EFFICIENT IT CAN SURVIVE ON A DIET CONSISTING ONLY OF MEAT, WITH NO ADDITIONAL WATER, AND CAN EVEN HYDRATE BY DRINKING SEAWATER
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    cat fact - Cat - WHENEVER A CAT SLOWLY CLOSES ITS EYES AND OPENS THEM AGAIN OR WINKS AT YOU, THAT MEANS THEY TRUST YOU AND RECOGNIZE YOU AS A FRIEND
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    cat fact - Water - AT NIGHT, DISNEYLAND BECOMES OVERRUN BY STRAY CATS. DISNEY EMBRACES THEM BECAUSE THEY KEEP THE MOUSE POPULATION IN CHECK AND TREATS THEM LIKE PETS, INCLUDING SPAYING AND NEUTERING THEM AND GIVING THEM SHOTS.
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    cat fact - Cat - THE REASON CATS AND SNAKES HAVE VERTICAL PUPILS IS BECAUSE IT INCREASES THEIR DEPTH PERCEPTION WHILE HUNTING AT NIGHT
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    cat fact - Text - ORLANDO, A GINGER CAT, COMPETED AND WON AGAINST STOCK-PICKING PROFESSIONALS AT THE STOCK MARKET. THE CAT PICKED AT RANDOM, WHILE THE PROFESSIONALS USED TRADITIONAL STOCK-PICKING METHODS. AT THE END OF THE YEAR, THE CAT HAD £542.60 PROFIT, COMPARED TO THE PROFESSIONALS' £176.60 PROFIT.
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    cat fact - Cat - THE BRITISH GOVERNMENT HAS A POSITION CALLED "CHIEF MOUSER TO THE CABINET OFFICE" THAT CAN ONLY BE GIVEN TO A CAT
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    cat fact - Cat - OSCAR THE CAT PREDICTED WHEN PEOPLE IN HIS NURSING HOME WERE ABOUT TO DIE WITH SUCH ACCURACY THAT STAFF WOULD CALL RELATIVES.
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    cat fact - Text - VITO CORLEONE'S CAT IN THE GODFATHER WAS A STRAY THAT FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA FOUND ON THE PARAMOUNT LOT. IT PURRED SO LOUDLY THAT SOME OF MARLON BRANDO'S DIALOGUE HAD TO BE LOOPED
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    cat fact - Cat - A STUDY FOUND THAT CATS ARE MORE THAN CAPABLE OF RECOGNIZING THEIR OWNER'S VOICE BUT CHOOSE TO IGNORE IT.
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    cat fact - Text - CAMBYSES ILOF PERSIA USED CATS TO FIGHT A BATTLE AGAINST THE EGYPTIANS IN THE BATTLE OF PELUSIUM IN 525 BC. HE ORDERED HIS MEN TO PAINT CATS ON THEIR SHIELDS AND BROUGHT 100'S OF CATS TO HIS FRONT LINES. THE EGYPTIAN ARCHERS REFUSED TO FIRE ON THE CATS AS INJURING ONE WAS PUNISHABLE BY DEATH
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    cat fact - Cat - CATS MAY SPEND AS MUCHAS HALF OF THEIR WAKING HOURS LICKING THEMSELVES AND THOSE THEY CARE ABOUT
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    cat fact - Cat - THE FIRST EVER IN-FLIGHT RADIO TRANSMISSION WAS, "ROY, COME AND GET THIS GODDAMN CAT."
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    cat fact - Cat - CA A CAT NAMED MERLIN IS CAPABLE OF PURRING 67.8 DB(A) LOUD - ABOUT AS LOUDAS A VACUUM CLEANER AND HOLDS A GUINNESS WORLD RECORD FOR LOUDEST PURR!
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    cat fact - Dog - SAILORS CONSIDERED BLACK CATS GOOD LUCK AND WOULD USE THEM AS "SHIP'S CATS" IN HOPES OF A SAFE VOYAGE.
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    cat fact - Cat - ADULT CATS ONLY MEOW TO COMMUNICATE WITH HUMANS.
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    cat fact - Cat - THE REASON CATS FLEX (ALSO CALLED KNEADING) THEIR CLAWS WHEN SITTING ON YOUR LAP IS DUE TO A BEHAVIOR FROM WHEN IT WAS A KITTEN. THEY "KNEAD" THE BREAST WHILE SUCKLING. IN ADULTHOOD IT'S JUST RE-TRIGGERED FROM BEING NURTURED
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    cat fact - Mammal - A HOUSE CAT IS FASTER THAN USAIN BOLT
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    cat fact - Cat - THERE IS A BREED OF CATS CALLED LYKOI THAT LOOK LIKE WEREWOLVES.
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    cat fact - Cat - THE FREQUENCY OF A DOMESTIC CAT'S PURR IS THE SAME AT WHICH MUSCLES AND BONES REPAIR THEMSELVES.
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    cat fact - Cat - FEMALE CATS ARE TYPICALLY RIGHT-PAWED WHILE MALE CATS ARE TYPICALLY LEFT-PAWED.
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    cat fact - Eyebrow - A CAT'S BRAIN IS 90% SIMILAR TO A HUMAN'S- MORE SIMILAR THAN TO A DOG'S.
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    cat fact - Cat - WHEN ASKED IF HER HUSBAND HAD ANY HOBBIES, MARY TODD LINCOLN IS SAID TO HAVE REPLIED "CATS."
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