‘Cats, cats, I love cats!’ Poem by 7 year old Ayraa from Mumbai+ some cool facts
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Here is 7 year old Ayraa from Mumbai sharing her love for cats and why they make for purr-fect pets! Dont miss the cool facts that follow.
Ayraa is 7 years old. She loves to hoola hoop and skate. She loves to read too.
Ayraa is a student of Ava Bai Petit Girls High School, Mumbai.
Cats, cats I love cats!
Cats love milk.
They love to chase mice, and they love to eat fish.
Cats have soft fur on their body and have whiskers.
When it’s happy and likes someone, it purrs.
I love cats because they have soft pink ears.
Cool Fact #2: Cats spend between 30-50% of their days grooming themselves.
Grooming helps cats tone down their scent so they can avoid predators. It cools them down, it promotes blood flow, and it distributes natural oils evenly around their coat, allowing them to stay warm and dry. Grooming also serves as a sign of affection between two cats, and it’s thought that saliva contains enzymes that serve as a natural antibiotic for wounds.
Read more facts at Mental Floss here.
Cool Facts #3: A group of kittens is called a Kindle
A kindle isn’t just an e-reader—it’s also a word that’s used to describe a group of kittens born to one mama cat. Meanwhile, a group of full-grown cats is called a clowder.
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