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English Reading Practice, Article 01 – Cats
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A cat is a small animal with four legs, a tail and soft
. People often keep it as a
. (Or maybe it keeps them?)
The cat has an impressive "family." Lions, tigers, cheetahs and many others are his
Cats are usually very skilled hunters, and will
fearlessly, but would nevertheless run away from water... (They clean themselves with their tongue!)
They have flexible,
bodies and highly developed
is especially good. The ears are large, and very sensitive to high-
sounds. They also possess a highly developed sense of smell, and a very useful sharp set of teeth!
Cats are able to land on their feet after a fall. This is a beautiful ability which
both vision and a sense of
They can be a dangerous
, and together with that – a graceful
and cats have lived together for thousands of years, from the
Egyptians up to this day and age.
There are many different
of cats, and many more
Cats like to sleep! Actually, they
more than most
– usually 12-16 hours a day.
They also like to
. Now, this is especially true for
, kittens are usually born after about 66 days of
, three to five kittens in a single birth. Since the female cat may
with different males, the kittens may have different fathers.