Monday, April 18, 2011

Trivia

Do you know why Lions
Tigers
and our sweet little old cat like the catnip plant?It excites them because it contains a chemical that resembles an excretion of the dominant females urine.


And I planted it for our cat ever year, just about all cat toys have it in them.

6 comments:

Donnie said...

Makes me wonder about the males out there...lol...Don't know if I'll ever need this information but now I've heard it from Patsy.

Lona said...

Hum, I wondered why they were drawn to catnip plants but I never really looked it up. You are teaching me Patsy.LOL!

Country Gal said...

It sets off Pheromones ! A Hormone All animals and humans have, it attracts one another in one way or an other .Great info thanx made me look it up I was intreaged ! Have a good day !

Mildred said...

My cats smelled the mint from our backyard on our hands and they reacted to it like catnip too!

Marydon said...

I did't know this ... TY for sharing, Patsy.

Have an EGGS-TRA blessed Easter ~
TTFN ~
Marydon

Lynda said...

I didn't know that info either - - but are female cats drawn to it, too?