Trivia of the Day
The skull in today's doodle led us to some trivia about none other than a cat's brain. Did you know that, structurally speaking, a cat's brain is more complex than a dog's brain? The cerebral cortex is the part of the brain that is responsible for a great many functions of the mind and body, including high level cognitive abilities such as thought and memory. That said, a cat's cerebral cortex has roughly 300 million nerve cells, while a dog's only 160 million nerve cells. Our cats are smart creatures, so let's give them credit for that.