If there’s one thing we love, after dogs and cats of course, it’s trivia. Who doesn’t love fun facts? Surprise your family and impress your friends, cat lovers! We’ve got a list of cool things you probably didn’t know about cats. Let’s begin:
- A group of cats is called a clowder.
- Cats are the most popular pet in the United States: There are 88 million pet cats and 74 million dogs.
- When cats grimace, they are usually “taste-scenting.” They have an extra organ that, with some breathing control, allows the cats to taste-sense the air.
- A cat rubs against people to mark its territory.
- A cat’s purr may be a form of self-healing, as it can be a sign of nervousness as well as contentment.
- Cats sleep 70% of their lives.
- Adult cats only meow to communicate with humans.
- Cats can change their meow to manipulate a human. They often imitate a human baby when they need food, for example.
- A house cat is faster than Usain Bolt.
- Isaac Newton is credited with inventing the cat door.
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