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Those who love their pets tend to enjoy all animals. Our animal owners are no different. Check in on News-Herald staffers Robin Palmer and Cheryl Sadler as they share their own animal tales and announce upcoming events in Lake and Geauga counties.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Did you know ... ?

  • Ailurophilia is the "love of cats."
  • People who own pets live longer, have less stress, and have fewer heart attacks.
  • Calico cats are almost always female.
  • According to the Guiness Book of World Records, the heaviest cat on record was Himmy, an Australian cat, who weighed 46 pounds, 15.25 ounces in 1986.  Himmy's waist was 33 inches!  The previous record-holder had been Spice, a ginger-and-white tom cat from Connecticut, who weighed 43 pounds when he died in 1977.

These fun facts and more can be found here at this post about cats.


--Danielle Capriato



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