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Pet Quiz #5 - Test Your Pet Knowledge

by Dr. Chris

1. What breed is the cat that holds the Guinness Book of World Records for most expensive at $42,000?


Answer: Bengal. Cindy Jackson from England paid this much for an F2 Bengal named Cat Cato.

2. In the movie, The Wizard of Oz, what breed of dog was Toto?

Answer: Toto was a brindle Cairn Terrier. In 1939 during filming of the movie, the dog earned $125 each week of filming which was more than what the Munchkins earned.

3. Which rare breed of cat actually loves to play in water? Cymric, Ragamuffin, or Kinkalow.

Answer: Cymric. Cymric cats are considered by some to be a variety of long haired Manx cat. See: Most Popular Cat Breeds.

4. At 40 to 70 miles per hour, Cheetahs are the fastest land animals, but what dog breed is considered the fastest?

Answer: Greyhound. Greyhounds can run up to 45mph.

5. Which one is not a rare cat breed? Toyger, Cheetoh, Cymric or Biloxi?

Answer: Biloxi. All the other 3 rare cat breeds, Toyger, Cheetoh, and Cymric are real.

6. "Piebald Fur" means that the animal's coat is _______?

Answer: Spotted. Piebald refers to a spotted coat with large white spots.

7. This cat breed has a fingerprint like patch between its shoulder blades that some people believe that Allah put there as the cat was leaving the Ark:

Answer: Turkish Van, originating from Turkey, its also known as the Swimming Cat.

8. What % of US households own a pet?

Answer: 62%

9. Kangaroo rats are one of the only animals that can go a lifetime without this?

Answer: Water. Kangaroo rats live in the desert and are extremely good at conserving water. They get their water through seeds and other food.

10. This breed of dog competes each year in the Iditarod:

Answer: Siberian Husky. The Iditarod is a yearly dog sled race in Alaska where teams of dogs must race 1,049 miles from Anchorage to Nome. The record is held by John Baker, completing the trek with his team of dogs in less than 9 days (8 days, 19 hours, 46 minutes, and 39 seconds)

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