10 Weird And Amazing Facts About Cats You Probably Don’t Know



Cats are among the most famous pets all over the world. They are extremely intelligent animals that have been linked with humans for more than 9,500 years. Cats are carnivores and very skilled hunters – these creatures are known to hunt more than 1,000 different animal species. These animals sleep for almost 70% of their life, and they can see six times better than humans at night. This list contains some more weird and amazing facts about cats you probably don’t know.

Adoption

The Indiana State Prison lets prisoners to adopt cats and keep them in their cell. Cats are meant to improve the prisoner’s mood.

Mail Delivery

Belgium unsuccessfully tried to use these animals to deliver mail back in 1879.

Trust

Cats will headbutt people that they trust or that make them feel safe.

Mayor

A cat named Stubbs has been mayor of the small town of Talkeetna, Alaska, for 15 years.

Sleep

These animals sleep for 70% of their lifetime. By contrast, humans just sleep for 30% of their lifetime.

Alzheimer’s

Senior cats meow more because they have dementia or Alzheimer’s.

Heart Attack

Owning a cat can decrease the risk of heart attack and stroke by 33%!

Sounds

Cats make over 100 different sounds, while dogs make about 10 different sounds.

Milk

Since senior cats do not produce lactase, the enzyme essential for lactose digestion, they should not be given milk.

Paws

Male cats are normally left-pawed, whereas female cats are normally right-pawed.