Mollie's Adventures

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Herding Cats

Fun fact of the day…

Today is cat herders day. A day for those who feel like we’re tasked with the impossible, Cat Herders Day recognizes the frustration of trying to manage the unmanageable

http://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/cat-herders-day/

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Resting

Fun fact of the day…

Lions spend about 20 hours a day resting

http://www.outtoafrica.nl/animals/englion.html

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No Sweets For You

Fun fact of the day…

Cats can’t taste sweets.

http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=strange-but-true-cats-cannot-taste-sweets

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Hug a cat today!

Fun fact of the day…

Today is celebrated as hug your cat day!

http://www.punchbowl.com/holidays/2014/6/4/national-hug-your-cat-day

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Grumpy Cat

Fun fact of the day…

It turns out being a grumpy feline pays a fortune… because internet sensation Grumpy Cat is being pampered like a king while shooting a commercial for Friskies.

http://www.tmz.com/videos/0_pel1yfy5/#ixzz2O71WCl2p

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Can you roar?

Fun fact of the day…

Unlike other large cats, snow leopards cannot roar.

http://www.stlzoo.org/animals/abouttheanimals/mammals/carnivores/snowleopard/

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Scientific Name

Fun fact of the day…

A jaguar’s scientific name is Panthera onca

http://www.tigerhomes.org/wild-cats/wc-jaguar.cfm

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More Jaguar

Fun fact of the day…

The name jaguar is derived from the Native American word yaguar, which means “he who kills with one leap.”

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/jaguar/

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Jaguars in water

Fun fact of the day…

Unlike many other cats, jaguars do not avoid water; in fact, they are quite good swimmers. Rivers provide prey in the form of fish, turtles, or caimans—small, alligatorlike animals.

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/jaguar/

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Jaguar cubs

Fun fact of the day…

Jaguars have litters of one to four cubs, which are blind and helpless at birth. The mother stays with them and defends them fiercely from any animal that may approach—even their own father

http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/jaguar/

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