Survivors of the Titanic included two dogs:
a Pekingese belonging to Henry Sleeper Harper
and a Pomeranian belonging to Miss Margaret
Every minute, dogs take 10 to 30 breaths compared
to humans who take 12 to 20 breaths.
Whippets can reach a maximum speed of 35 miles
Cats can see a lot better than dogs. In fact,
dogs first distinguish objects by movement,
then brightness, and finally by shape.
A cat can be either right-pawed or left-pawed.
Most people think that dogs sweat by salivating,
but they actually sweat through the pads of
Cats with white coats and blue eyes are commonly
born deaf, though they make up for it with their
The type of name that cats respond most readily
to are those that end in an "ee" sound.
Using their swiveling ears like radar dishes,
experiments have shown that dogs can locate
the source of a sound in 6/100ths of a second.
A cat can jump as much as seven times its height.
Dogs are mentioned 14 times in the Bible.
The only domestic animal not mentioned in the
Bible is the cat.
The cheetah is the only cat in the world that
can't retract its claws.