We'd do anything for our cats. They're oh-so-cute, and admittedly a little oh-so-apathetic, but we still love 'em. Yet, how much do you really know about Mr. Whiskers? Well here are some facts about your cat you probably weren't aware of!
1/30. Cats are often seen as aloof – doing what they want when they want. However, as it turns out, these furry felines can actually recognize their owners voice. So next time you call your kitty and they don't respond, they're choosing to do so.
2/30. Think it’s cute when your cat rubs themselves against you? Well, really what Fluffy is trying to do is claim you as her own "territory". That's right, your cat is claiming ownership over YOU.
3/30. In ancient Egypt, it was illegal to kill cats. Why? In large part, it was because they were revered by this ancient society and seen as sacred animals. Not to mention their proficiency at catching mice and snakes!
4/30. Dogs are always considered to be the smartest pet. They’re smart, sure, but what of cats? Turns out their brains may be smaller, but they are more similar to a human brain than a dog is. That may explain why cats have such complex personalities!
5/30. Move over dogs – cats are the most popular pet in town! There are about 88.3 million cats in the U.S.A., which is more than the 74.8 million estimated dog population.
6/30. Cats sleep for a whopping 70% of their life. Why is that?
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