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10 Bizarre Facts About Cats

Monday, January 12, 2015

Cats are pretty great, obviously. Otherwise they wouldn't be the most popular pet in the U.S.! There are 88 million pet cats compared to 74 million dogs.


Here are some very cool facts about cats you probably didn't know about, compiled from buzzfeed:

  2. 1. There are documented cats who have survived falls of over 32 stories onto concrete.
  3. 2. Cats have over 20 muscles that control their ears.
  4. 3. Cats sleep 70% of their lives.
  5. 4. Cats can't taste sweetness.
  6. 5. Adult cats only meow to communicate with humans.
  7. 6. Cats and humans have nearly identical sections of the brain that control emotion.
  8. 7. A cat can jump up to six times its length.
  9. 8. Cat owners are 11% more likely to be introverted.
  10. 9. A cat rubs against people to mark its territory.
  11. 10. Cats only sweat through their foot pads.


Falling more in love with your kitty by the minute?


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