PetPlace Cat Quiz: Test Your Kitty Knowledge

Extremely mysterious creatures, cats make entertaining pets who we may never fully understand. Take this PetPlace quiz to discover how much you know about your kitty friend. At the bottom of the page is a link to page two that has the answers.

1. The bristly hooks on a cat's tongue used for grooming and holding food are called:
a.Cilia
b.Papillae
c.Hair
d.Spikes

2. Cats rub their face against people and items because:
a.They are giving themselves a comforting massage
b.Their cheeks itch
c.They're wiping off lunch residue
d.They are marking the person or item as their own

3. Cats generally sleep hours a day.
a.6 to 8
b.9 to 12
c.13 to 16
d.17 to 20

4. Scooping your cat's litter box once a day greatly reduces the risk of Toxoplasmosis.
a.True
b.False

5. Cats are ____.
a.Vegetarians
b.Omnivores
c.Carnivores
d.Able to survive eating any diet

6. Which of the following is not toxic to cats?
a.Lilies
b.Antifreeze
c.Onions
d.Grass

7.        Feline Leukemia is:
a.Highly contagious
b.A virus
c.Preventable
d.All of the above

8. Your six month old female cat is vocalizing, restless, sticking her rear in the air, rubbing against things, and urinating frequently. There is a good chance she is:
a.Hungry
b.Angry
c.In heat
d.Sick

9. Which of the following is a warning sign that a cat is becoming annoyed:
a.She is swishing her tail
b.She is purring
c.She is hunched and growling
d.Her ears are up and facing forward

10. All flea products used on dogs are safe for cats in smaller doses.
a.True
b.False

Click on link to page 2 to see the answers.

Here are the answers:

1. The bristly hooks on a cat's tongue used for grooming and holding food are called:
a.Cilia
b.Papillae
c.Hair
d.Spikes

2. Cats rub their face against people and items because:
a.They are giving themselves a comforting massage
b.Their cheeks itch
c.They're wiping off lunch residue
d.They are marking the person or item as their own

3. Cats generally sleep hours a day.
a.6 to 8
b.9 to 12
c.13 to 16
d.17 to 20

4. Scooping your cat's litter box once a day greatly reduces the risk of Toxoplasmosis.
a.True
b.False

5. Cats are ____.
a.Vegetarians
b.Omnivores
c.Carnivores
d.Able to survive eating any diet

6. Which of the following is not toxic to cats?
a.Lilies
b.Antifreeze
c.Onions
d.Grass

7. Feline Leukemia is:
a.Highly contagious
b.A virus
c.Preventable
d.All of the above

8. Your six month old female cat is vocalizing, restless, sticking her rear in the air, rubbing against things, and urinating frequently. There is a good chance she is:
a.Hungry
b.Angry
c.In heat
d.Sick

9. Which of the following is a warning sign that a cat is becoming annoyed:
a.She is swishing her tail
b.She is purring
c.She is hunched and growling
d.Her ears are up and facing forward

10. All flea products used on dogs are safe for cats in smaller doses.
a.True
b.False

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