Vital Signs And Biological Facts About The Pet Cat

This quick reference details the normal vital signs of a pet cat along with some facts about their anatomy.


46-51 cm from nose to base of tail with tail 25-38 cm in length


100-142 grams (birth), 2.5-6.8 Kg (adult)

Body temperature

100.5-102.5 degrees F

Heart rate

110-140 beats per minute

Respiratory rate

15-26 breaths per minute

Toes Front


Toes Rear


Adult Food consumption

100-250 grams

Adult water consumption

100-250 ml

Gestation period

58-67 days average

Captive Lifespan

10-15 years but 28 years has been recorded

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