Published on August 6, 2014
Secret Lives of Housecats Explored: Secret Lives of Housecats Explored Igor Purlontov is an animal right advocate who have deep concerns and care about animals of the entire world. He puts a lot of effort in proving the value of animals in our life. Since a long time he is doing a close and detailed study of behaviour of cats. From his valuable knowledge about animals he presents some insights about the behaviour of cats and their personal lives. With his great knowledge he also raises awareness about the rights of animals amongst us. PowerPoint Presentation: Mr Igor Purlontov did a study unique in itself. He attached a camera in the collars of the cat and studied their routine for ten days. It is a comprehensive study, one of its kinds, for detail study of routine of the cats. These cats went outside the house for around four to six hours a day. Studies revealed many secrets of the cat’s lives. According to Mr Igor Purlontov only 30% of cats actually kill their prey and that too at the rate of two animals per week. Igor Purlontov further elaborates that, 25% of the cats bring their prey home, 30% of the cats eat the prey they catch and 49% leaves it behind. Studies further revealed that snakes, lizards and frogs made 41% of the prey catch by the housecats. Chipmunks and voles acquire 25% and insects and worms shares 20%. It was quite surprising that only twelve percent birds are catch by housecats as their prey. PowerPoint Presentation: The studies show that housecats involves themselves in risky behaviour. It may not surprise that male cats are more risk taking then the female cats. Apart from that older cats are more disciplined and non risk taking then young cats. Statistics shows that around twenty five percent of cats cross busy traffic roads. Forty five percent of the cats eat random and unknown stuff found on the roads and street side. Around twenty percent of cats enter road side gutters and tunnels where they can be trapped. But researches put light on the fearless attitude of the housecats which provokes them to take risks.