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......a cat has nine lives.....what's the meaning of this idiom???

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Asked by ashok sharma, 06 Mar '13 03:51 pm
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Some people believe in the superstition that cats have nine lives, because cats can survive falls from high places with few, if any injuries. This gives the appearance that the cats return to life after sustaining a fatal accidents. Granted, they may sustain minor injuries, such as bloody noses, cracked teeth, or a few broken ribs, but they live to recover.

The ability of the cat to survive these accidents that would kill humans or other animals is not due to multiple lives, but to several advantages they possess. Their small size and low body weight soften the impact as they make contact with the ground after falling from great heights.

This is another way of saying that a cat is much more likely to escape death then are most animals. It is too wily and agile to be taken by surprise, and even when it falls it manages to come down on its feet, which are sufficiently padded to break the stock.
Answered by RachanaExposed, 06 Mar '13 03:55 pm

 
  
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Marr kar bhi picha nahin chodti
Answered by rajukhan, 06 Mar '13 05:20 pm

 
  
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Bahot dheet hoti hain marti nahi hain jaldi....
Answered by sharfaziz, 06 Mar '13 03:54 pm

 
  
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It does not die easily
Answered by conviction, 07 Mar '13 07:48 pm

 
  
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