Are cats colorblind?

Answer According to the Cornell Center for Materials Research's "Ask a Scientist" feature, cats are not entirely colorblind as they can see some colors. Cats only have two types of cones (humans have thre... Read More »

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Are cats really colorblind?

Contrary to popular belief, cats do indeed see colors; however, they have two cones in their retina, instead of humans' three. As a result, cats see blue and green colors, while the red end of the ... Read More »

Do cats actually "spray" in the corners of the house They are all fixed. But my mom insists that my cats?

Male cats spray even when they are fixed. With that many cats they may feel the need to mark their territory. I had 3 cats and my oldest was a male, wasn't bothered when I brought home a female. 2 ... Read More »

Can you fly if you are colorblind?

According to the Federal Aviation Administration, a pilot must be able to distinguish colors necessary for safe flight. In the event that a pilot cannot pass a standard visual exam, an alternative ... Read More »

Are geese colorblind?

There is much speculation about whether geese are colorblind. Looking specifically at Canada geese, they see in a wide range of colors and their colorful sight assists with migratory flight pattern... Read More »