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What sounds can cats hear?

Hearing. Humans and cats have a similar range ofhearing on the low end of the scale, but cats can hear muchhigher-pitched sounds, up to 64 kHz, which is 1.6 octavesabove the range of a human, and even 1 octave above the range of adog.

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Similarly one may ask, how far away can cats hear you?

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.

Subsequently, question is, do cats like to hear your heartbeat? Humans can hear up to about 20,000Hz, whilecats can hear up to 64,000Hz. Another factor that mayaffect a cat's musical taste is related toheartbeats. Even before we are born, both people and catshear the rhythm of their mothers' heartbeats andthe patterns of normal movements, such as walking orstretching.

In this way, do loud noises hurt cats ears?

Studies in cats have shown that short-termexposure to 120 dB - or long-term exposure to just 85 dB - causeshearing loss. You humans say sound measuring 125 dB causes pain.Short-term exposure to 140 dB - or sustained exposure to 90 to 95dB - can permanently damage hearing in people.

Can cats see color?

Some experts believe cats' "color visionis limited to blue and grays, while others believe it is similar todogs', but with less richness of hues and saturation of thecolors," Ketring said. Dogs see the world in fewerhues than humans do and cannot distinguish between red,yellow, green and orange objects.

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