Can cats really see in the dark?

If you have ever lived with a cat, you know that they can be incredibly active at night. Also you are sure

I heard that these animals see perfectly in the dark. But is it really so? Discuss

Specialist in veterinary ophthalmologyexplained that the amount of ambient light affects what a living being can see. Compared to humans, cats are much better at seeing objects when very little light is available. That is, animals do not see in absolute darkness, they need at least some kind of lighting. Cats see "six to eight times better" than humans in low light levels.

Cat eyes have evolved this waybecause they are predators. And many of their victims are active in the evening. In addition, cats have very acute hearing and sense of smell, which helps them navigate in space.