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Almost any domestic cat can run faster than Usain Bolt.
Research has shown that domestic cats never forgive. They fail to show signs of reconciliation like other animals do.
Cats, from lions and tigers right down to domestic felines, cannot taste anything sweet.
A genetic study in 2007 concluded that domestic cats are descended from Near Eastern wildcats, having diverged around 8,000 BCE in West Asia.
603 million women live in nations where domestic violence is not a crime.
In Hong Kong, more than 300,000 domestic helpers – mostly Filipina and Indonesian women – work up to 18-hour days, 6 days a week, for just HK$4,310 (US$ 555) a month.
Wolves are legendary because of their spine-tingling howl, which they use to communicate. A lone wolf howls to attract the attention of his pack, while communal howls may send territorial messages from one pack to another. Some howls are confrontational. Calls may be answered by rival packs. Much like barking domestic dogs, wolves may simply begin howling because a nearby wolf has already begun.