Interesting Facts About Cats

2573196546_0c3133104a

  • There are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world, with 33 different breeds.
  • The heaviest domestic cat on record is 21.297 kilograms (46 lb 15.2 oz).
  • Cats have powerful night vision, allowing them to see at light levels six times lower than what a human needs in order to see.
  • Cats also have excellent hearing and a powerful sense of smell.
  • Cats spend a large amount of time licking their coats to keep them clean.
  • When a cat chases its prey, it keeps its head level. Dogs and humans bob their heads up and down.
  • A cat can’t climb head first down a tree because every claw on a cat’s paw points the same way. To get down from a tree, a cat must back down.
  • Cats make about 100 different sounds. Dogs make only about 10.
  • Cats are North America’s most popular pets. Over 30% of households in North America own a cat.
  • A cat’s hearing is better than a dog’s. And a cat can hear high-frequency sounds up to two octaves higher than a human.

About Maryam

Add Comments

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Recent Post

Subscribe for Our Newsletter

Get in Touch with us!