Cats are natural tree climbers, often seen chasing something or climbing them to gain a better viewpoint advantage they are more than capable of climbing anything. We saw their abilities in my festive post “Top 10 Cats in Christmas Trees“, but these are normal tress and there are some rather amazing images of cats in them…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Trees
10 – “For I am the night, because I’m BAT CAT! ”
FACT: At 2,500 years old, many people think the giant sequoia trees, are some of the Worlds oldest, but there are bristlecone pines that are thought to be well over 5000 years old!
9 – “Tweet, tweet! …I’m your friend little bird.”
FACT: Each and every year over 600,000 people travel to Macon, Georgia to see 240,000 cherry trees in bloom! It is well worth seeing at least once, and brings revenue of over $6.5 million each year to the nature park.
8 – “Don’t worry puny human, I’ll save you!”
FACT: No matter what religious book you read trees are always included. Some hold certain trees sacred; other use trees to help teach beliefs and wisdom.
7 – “Did you call me for dinner?”
FACT: Giant sequoia trees lift up to 100 gallons of water out of the ground and discharge it into the air each and every day!
6 –”Stop taking pictures and get a ladder!”
FACT: It is not just fruit that grows on trees, in fact hundreds of food products: fruit, coffee, nuts and food additives used for making ice cream and chewing gum also comes from trees!
5 – “Just because I’m ginger doesn’t mean I can’t blend in!”
FACT: Trees also help to keep the soil they are planed in healthy. They do this by reducing soil erosion and by creating a soil climate suitable for microorganism to grow.
4 – “What? Me eating them? Nah, I was just doing some house cleaning for them.”
FACT: Some trees are known to grow over 100 metres (328 feet) in height, at this hight it is thought that the roots underneath the tree are under pressures for up to 2.1 tons per inch to keep it up straight!
3 – “….a little help up here!”
FACT: Plants that aren’t quite tall enough to be considered trees (under 2ft) are classed as shrubs, even though they might well be trees in origin.
2 – “Oh darling, this is the best date ever!”
FACT: Studies show that a well kept and well-maintained trees and shrubs in a households garden can increase the value of that property by up to 14%!
1 – “I have gathered you here today to talk about the art of lazy bird catching.”
FACT: A single tree absorbs the same amount of carbon each year as a car produces while driving 26,000 miles! The more cars on the road the more trees we need is basic math.