9 Fascinating Facts About Your Cat Paw Prints

From leftist cats to unique fingerprints, in this blog I’ve collected some facts about your cat’s cute paws.


The average cat has four toes on each leg. On the front legs there is also a so-called ‘wolf’s claw’: an extra toe that does not touch the ground. Some pedigree cats, such as Maine Coons, can have as many as seven toes per leg. It’s called polydactyly.

Sweaty feet

The soles of the house cat’s feet are hairless and are the only part of the cat’s body that can sweat. Through the sweat glands the cat dissipates excess heat. Very frightened cats sometimes leave paw prints on the vet’s treatment table!

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How to prepare for a new kitten

Welcoming a new cat to your home is an exciting, emotional moment for both you and your new family member. You may be nervous about how your kitten or cat will adapt to unfamiliar surroundings and new faces. It is also normal for your new fluffy friend to be a little scared during the switch from her previous home to yours. Preparing for this memorable event in advance will help you and your cat relax, allowing you to enjoy each other from day one. In this article we recommend practical considerations to make the arrival of your new cat in your household a positive, happy experience for both of you.

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