One thing we do know for sure about cats is that they rule the household. But other than that, most people know remarkably little about these mysterious creatures that were once thought of as gods. As the key to a good relationship with your pet is understanding them now might be the time to find out: * Why are cats' tongues like sandpaper? * Where did the nine lives myth come from? * Why cats' eyes shine at night? * Why do cats rub against our legs? * What is a cat's top speed? * Why are cats so noisy when they mate? * Can cats see in the mirror? * What was the highest number of cats ever found in a single house? And a few others you've never dared ask!
Marty Becker is the resident vet on Good Morning America. He lives in Idaho. Top-selling author Gina Spadafori writes a nationally syndicated weekly pet-care column and is the author of Cats for Dummies. Gina Spadafori is co-author with Marty Becker of WHY DO DOGS DRINK OUT OF THE TOILET? and DO CATS ALWAYS LAND ON THEIR FEET?