Many people have heard common knowledge about cats, but that common knowledge may simply be false. That’s why veterinarians answered eight common myths about cats so that way you can get the facts about your feline.

For example, many people believe male cats make better companions than female cats, but that depends more on the individual cats than on their sex. Also people believe that cats can tell when someone’s pregnant, but there’s no proof that this is so. Cats likely detect the warmer body temperature of a pregnant woman.

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