20 Interesting Facts About Cats

Here is a list of top 10 interesting facts about cats which you didn’t know. These facts will amaze you, and you will find that there are a lot of fun and interesting facts about one of the world’s most favourite pet which you didn’t know until now!
Fun and Interesting facts about cats.

Interesting Cat Facts:

  • Cats have brilliant night vision enabling them to see objects in 6 times dimmer light than humans!
  • On average cats spend 2/3rd of their day sleeping!
  • Cat kidneys are so efficient they are able to rehydrate by drinking seawater!
  • Cats can’t taste sweet things!
  • Cats can fit into any opening of the size of their head because they don’t have a collarbone!
  • Cats can’t chew large chunks of food because their jaws are unable to move sideways!
  • Cats can’t eat large chunks of food since their jaws can’t move sideways!
  • In China, more than 4 million cats are eaten every year!
  • The ‘Cat Flap’ in doors was invented by Isaac Newton!
  • Cats make around 100 different noises, while dogs only make 10!
  • Black cats are considered to bring good luck in Japan!

    Little known facts about cats as pets.

    Cats can’t taste sweet things!

  • A cat called “Dusty” from Texas, USA produced 420 kittens during her breeding life, a world record!
  • Just like each human being has a unique fingerprint, each cat has a unique nose print!
  • According to a research, owning a cat can reduce the risk of heart attacks and strokes by more than a third!
  • Ancient Egyptians shaved off their eyebrows to mourn the death of their cats!
  • There are more than 500 million domestic cats around the globe, from around 40 known species!
  • In Ancient Egypt, killing a cat, even by accident, resulted in a death penalty!
  • Cats can get sick or die from eating chocolate!
  • Cats can attain a maximum speed of about 50 km/h over a short distance!
  • A cat’s heart beats nearly twice as fast as a human heart, beating 110-140 times a minute!

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