There’s more to your furry friend than you may think. Check out these awesome facts and let us know which fact you never knew before.
1. A cat can make 100 different sounds whereas a dog only makes 10. These sounds include hissing, meowing, purring, growling, clicking and many more.
2. Cat’s can hear up to two octaves higher than humans, it no wonder they come running fast when you shake that box of treats.
3. A cat can run up to approximately 31mph, now that’s some serious speed for such tiny paws.
4. The largest litter known was a whopping 19 kittens and out of those 15 survived. Poor Momma Cat!
5. Humans and cats have identical regions in their brains which are responsible for emotions, how cute is that.
6. The 3 most popular pedigree cats are Persian, Maine Coon and Siamese. Which cat breed do you own?
7. Interestingly, cats have a “righting ability” which means they will always land on their feet.
8. Cat’s can jump up to 5 times their own size in a single bound. So… that’s why mine can jump up the fence in one leap.
9. On average a cat has 12 whiskers on each side of it’s face. Meow.
10. Cat’s spend around two thirds of the day sleeping, lazy things.
11. Believe it or not female cat’s tend to be right pawed.
12. Cat’s only sweat through their paws.
13. Cat’s spend on average a third of their time awake grooming themselves.
14. A cat’s heart beats at 110 to 140 beats a minute which is twice as fast as a human heart beat.
15. Did you know there is actually a technical term for the word hairball? The word is Bezoar.