International Cat Day; everything you need to know about these animals

International Cat Day is an opportunity to celebrate cats, educate people about their importance, and remind them of all that that this beautiful species contribute to the planet

Having cats as pets leads to a positive effect on human health, aiding in cognitive and physical functionality, promoting mental health and reducing stress levels.

Until thousands of years ago, cats did not exist. They were first domesticated by hunter-gatherers, who used them as pets and companions

Cats gradually evolved into their present-day form over the past thousands of years.

The importance of cats is undeniable; they are part of our lives, like any other living being.

The importance of cats is undeniable; they are part of our lives, like any other living being.

The importance of cats is undeniable; they are part of our lives, like any other living being. Their behavior and physical characteristics have been shaped by millions of years of evolution.

Their behavior and physical characteristics have been shaped by millions of years of evolution.

Cats are similar in anatomy to other felids, with strong flexible bodies, quick reflexes, sharp retractable claws, and teeth adapted to catching mice and other small prey.

Cat senses work in a different way from those of other pets; they have a better hearing but less sensitive sight than dogs.

Cats also have very good olfactory senses.

Their ability to move silently makes them adept at hunting rodents as well as birds and their ability to climb smooth surfaces allows them to evade larger animals in the wild.