cat facts 1

The muscle which expands and contracts.
The diaphragm.
What is the diaphragm’s function?
It allows the cat to breath.
The _____ stores bile until it is needed by the small intesine, in order to digest fats.
Gallbladder.
What is the function of the gallbladder?

  1. It stores bile in order to digest fats.
  2. Helps dispose of waste

The _______ produces many enzymes in order to digest foods.
Liver
What is/are the function/s of the liver?

  1. Produces enzymes to help digest foods
  2. Manufactures bile
  3. Helps to create sugar

What compound does the liver use to create sugar?
Glycogen
What is glycogen?
The comound that the liver uses to make sugar.
The _____ secretes two coumpounds. One of them is a digestive enzyme.
Pancreas
The pancreas secretes two compunds, what are their functions?

  1. Compound 1 helps break down fats and proteins
  2. Compound 2 regulates the sugar lever

The first compound of the pancreas is a digestive _______
Enzyme
The second compound of the pancreas is ________
Insulin
What is the peritoneum?
The thin membrane that covers the organs.
What are the 3 parts of the small intestine?

  1. Duodenum
  2. Jejunum
  3. Ileum

What is the function of the small intestine?

  1. Carries out final stages of digestion
  2. Carries out away nutrients to the other parts of the cat’s body

What is the function of the duodenum?
Absorption process begins.
What is the function of the jejunum?
Absorption process takes place
What is the function of the ileum?
The absorption process ends
What alines the inside of the small intestines?

  1. Small hairs
  2. Blood vessels

The _______ produces red blood cells
The spleen
What is the spleen’s function?

  1. It produces RBC
  2. Regulates the supply of RBC
  3. Storage area for blood

The _______ stores food while it goes through the initial stages of digestion.
Stomach
What is the stomach’s function?
It stores food for the initial stages of digestion
Define agouti
Banded hair

What is another name for agouti?

 

Ticked
What is another name for ticked?
Agouti
Define auburn
Golden brown
Define bi-color
White with dark patches of color
What is another name for black?
Ebony
What is another name for ebony?
Black
Define blotched
Blotches on the fur
What is another name for blotched?
Classic tabby
Define the blue color

  1. Dilution of black
  2. Pale to slate grey

Define Bronze

  1. Copper brown
  2. Lightening to bluff

Define the brown color
Reduction of black, appearing brown
Define calico
A tortoishell and white
What is another name for calico?
Tortoishell and white
Define caramel

  1. Red-brown
  2. Cinnamon
  3. Blue fawn

Define Champagne
Buff-cream
Define charcoal
Dark grey, slight dilution of black
Define chestnut
Rich brown, similar to chocolate
Define chinchilla
White hairs with colored tips
Define cinnamon

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Reddish-brown

 

Whats another name for cinnamon?
Sorrel
Define classic

  1. Classic tabby
  2. Blotched tabby

Define colorpoint
Pale with darker extremidies
Define cream
Dilution of red
Define dilute
A paler version of a coat color
Define fawn
light, pinkish cream
Define flame
Flame-point or red point
Define frost
Lilac point
What is another for frost
Lilac point
Define ginger

  1. Marmalade
  2. Orange
  3. Red

Define golden
Apricot hairs with darker tips
Define grey
Dilution of black
What is another name fot blue
Grey
Define harlequin
Bi-color with white
Define lavender

  1. Dilution of chocolate
  2. Pinkish grey

Define lilac
Warm pinkish grey
Define lynx
Tabby pointed
What is another name for mackeral

  1. Mackeral tabby
  2. Striped tabby

Define maculate
Same as spotted coat
Define magpie
Black and white
What is another name for black and white?
Magpie
Define mink
Brown
Define orange

  1. Maramalade
  2. Ginger
  3. Red

Define parti-color

  1. Bi-colors
  2. Tortoishells
  3. etc..

Define patched

  1. Tabby
  2. Dark and light patches
  3. Torbie

Define peach
Pink cream and pink salmon markings
Define pewter

  1. Blue-silver tabby
  2. Shaded silver

Define platinum
Silver grey with fawn undertones
Define piebald
Basic white pattern with areas of color
Define red

  1. Orange
  2. Maramlade
  3. Ginger

Define ruddy

  1. Brown
  2. Burnt sienna

Define sable
Dark brown
What is another name for sable?
Seal
Define seal
Dark brown
What is another name for seal?
Sable
Define shaded
Pale hairs becoming darker towards the tips
Define shell
Pale hairs with dark colorings on tips
Define silver
Pale grey hairs with dark tips
Define smoke

  1. Pale with extensive dark tips
  2. Fume

Define solid

  1. Uniform
  2. self-colored

Define sorrel

  1. Brown-orange
  2. Light brown
  3. Cinnamon

Define spotted
Spots on fur
What is another name for spotted?
Maculate
What is another name for striped?
Mackeral
Define striped
Striped coat
Define tabby
Patches to form blotches, stripes, or spots
Define ticked
Banded hairs
Define torbie
Tabby with darker and lighter patches
Define tortoishell
Red tabby+black marks
Define tricolor
A coat with three colors
Define usual
Original color, before any variants

Define van

 

White with color only on the head and tail
Define white
Pure white with no other colors
How many colors and patterns are there for cats?
62
Whats another name for the croup? and where is it located?

  1. Rump
  2. The butt

What is another name for the rump? and where is it located?

  1. Croup
  2. The butt

What is another name for the stifle? and where is it located?

 

  1. Knee joint
  2. The knee

What is another name for the knee joint? and where is it located?

  1. Stifle
  2. Knee

What is another name for the carpus? and where is it located?

  1. Knee
  2. Knee

What is another name for the knee? and where is it located?

  1. Carpus
  2. Knee

Where is the metacarpus?
The ankle
What is the pastern? and where is it located?

  1. The metacarpus
  2. The ankle

What is another name for the metacarpus?
Pastern