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How far can a cat hear you calling?

A cat up to 3 feet away from the origin of asound can pinpoint its location to within a few inches in amere six one-hundredths of a second. Cats also canhear sounds at great distances — four or five timesfarther away than humans.

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In respect to this, can cats hear higher frequencies than humans?

Humans can hear frequencies up to 20,000 Hz, dogsto about 45,000 Hz, cats to 64,000 Hz, and mice up to 95,000Hz. You are most sensitive to sounds of around 3,000 Hz (mosthuman voices are near that pitch), while your cat is mostsensitive to sounds of around 8,000 Hertz.

Likewise, how good is a cat's hearing? As with their sense of smell, cat's have a veryadvanced sense of hearing, as felines make good useof their large, perky ears. While cats hear sounds about aslow as humans, they can hear much higher pitches than we can, andtheir range goes even above that of dogs.

Secondly, can cats smell you from far away?

While felines are able to use their sense ofsmell to pick up clues that other cats may be nearbyor that a certain area is off limits, they can alsofollow their noses to find their own familiar scent, whichsignifies that they're back within their own hometerritories.

Can cats hear through walls?

It may look like your cat is staring at nothing, but itmay be that your cat is hearing something behind the wallthat you can't hear. People have discovered rodentsin their walls or attics after their catswould seem to stare through the plaster. They caneven hear whistling noises in your airducts.

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