Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital's
Kids Fun Page!
At Ahwatukee Animal Care Hospital we treat your pets with the same love and care that you do, but do you know what it means to take care of your pet? Would you like to learn more about your favorite animal?
This is the place for you!
Play a fun game, color a picture, do a maze, or conquer a word search!
|To do a fun word search and learn more about hazards to your pet's health, click on this link.
||To do a fun pet maze, click on this link.
Fun Feline Facts!
Did you know?
~ Cats can get sick if they eat chocolate.
~ A cat uses its whiskers to measure how wide an opening is - that way they can figure out if they can fit into spaces.
~ Cats use their tail to keep their balance.
~ Cats have 32 muscles in each ear so they can listen in all directions.
~ Cats sleep about 14 hours a day!
~ On average, cats weigh 10 pounds.
~ Black cats don't really bring bad luck. In fact, they are considered to be lucky in Britain and Australia.
~ Cats can make 100 different sounds.
~ A group of cats is called a clowder.
~ The oldest known pet cat was found in a 9600 year old gravesite on the island of Cyprus.
~ A cat's hearing is more sensitive than a dog's.
~ Cats are the most popular pet in North America (over 73 million).
~ Domestic cats can run up to 30 miles/hour for short distances.
~ Domestic cats can jump up to five times their own height.
~ The oldest domestic cat on record lived three days beyond her 38th birthday.
~ Cats spend nearly 1/3 of their waking hours grooming.
~ Cats usually have 12 whiskers on each side of their face.
Cool Facts About Dogs!
Did you know?
~ The tallest dogs are the Great Danes and the irish Wolfhound.
~ Dogs have great 'internal clocks", they know when it's time for you to arrive home, feed them, and go to bed.
~ Dogs have twice as many muscles for moving their ears as people.
~ Staring directly into the eyes of a strange dog can make them think that you're challenging them and they might react by biting.
~ Be careful! Never approach a dog that you don't know. Only pet dogs that are with their owners and make sure you ask the owner's permission first.
~ A dog's nose is not just used for smelling, but also to keep them cool. That's why a dog pants. The longer the dog's nose, the better its "cooling system" works.