myths about cats

Today, we'll learn about 8 of the strangest myths people think about cats that you shouldn't believe.

Black cats bring misfortune:

Myths about cats are widely believed by people, This belief is very popular and widespread in many countries of the world. Through our studying of this topic, we found that there are countries that believe black cats are a bad omen, while some consider them to bring good luck and good omen.

Many people think that it is unfortunate for a black cat to cross your path while in Japan they think the opposite. In Germany, for example, they think that the cat walking in front of you from the right to the left indicates that bad events are waiting for you, While walking from the left to the right, it indicates that beautiful times await.

Many Italians believe that the jump of a black cat next to a sick person's bed indicates that his death is close. On the other side, some believe that the person will recover soon. In Scotland, they believe that black cats sitting on the doorstep are a sign that householders are getting plenty of money, While in China this is a sign of future poverty.

And all these fables that we mentioned earlier are far from right, and black cats are cute and pet like other cats, and we must accept them like other cats without racial discrimination.

Cats purr only when they feel comfortable:

Many people think that cats only purr when they are happy. Cats generally purr when they are happy and when they want to get your attention, and this is not all because they also make that sound when they are not comfortable or feel sad.

Now you know why your cat is purring?

This is why when you hear your cat purring, try to discover the real reason, not what other people think.

All cats hate water:

There are a lot of cat breeds that do not like water, Scientists explain this behavior by the fact that cats ’fur takes a long time to dry, and wet fur is uncomfortable for cats because it makes them feel cold. 

That is why it is natural that she does not like water. However, this does not mean that all cats hate water, There are cats who are allergic to water, and there are many cats who have a lower sensitivity or love water to a great degree, such as Bengali cats that like to play with water and drink it directly from the bathtub. Plus, RagDoll cat likes to jump in and share a bath with you, Also, Maine Coon cats love to swim, as they look with their huge body in the water is interesting.

Cats have 7 lives:

Many people think that cats have seven souls, especially when they see cats sometimes falling and not get hurt. This belief is one of the most popular myths about cats, and it is completely wrong. Cats like humans have only one soul.

Cats always land on their feet:

When cats fall from a high place, they land on their feet, Because a cat has a flexible body that helps her control her body while falling, This flexibility helps her fall to her feet But this does not always happen, because sometimes they also fall on their back, which is why we see thousands of cats receiving injuries as a result of their fall from a high place.

Cats can see in complete darkness:

Many people believe that cats can see in complete darkness, But this is just a myth because cats are characterized by being able to see in low light because they have thin corneas and that their irises open wider than we can, But they cannot see in complete darkness

Cats are nocturnal creatures:

This belief is one of the common beliefs among people. Cats, although they see in dim lighting, this does not mean that they are nocturnal creatures, as they run and play when the light is available and sleep when there is no source of inconvenience.

Cats hate other cats:

Many people think that cats hate other cats, but believe me, these are just myths. Cats are social animals, and they have no objection to living with other cats in the same household. And cats can make friends even with other animals, such as dogs, they only need to get used to their presence. and you should not differentiate between cats in caring because cats are jealous.

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