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Do you know or have any cat facts?
- A domestic cat can run at speeds of 30 mph.
- When a cats rubs up against you, the cat is marking you with it’s scent claiming ownership.
- The average lifespan of an outdoor-only cat is about 3 to 5 years while an indoor-only cat can live 16 years or much longer.
- On average, a cat will sleep for 16 hours a day.
- Stroking a cat can help to relieve stress and the feel of a purring cat on your lap conveys a strong sense of security and comfort.
- A cat’s hearing is much more sensitive than humans and dogs.
- In multi-cat households, cats of the opposite sex usually get along better.
- It has been scientifically proven that owning cats is good for our health and can decrease the occurrence of high blood pressure and other illnesses.
- A cat has more bones than a human being; humans have 206 and the cat has 230 bones.
- Cats see six times better in the dark and at night than humans.
- The cat’s tail is used to maintain balance.
- Cats have the largest eyes of any mammal.
- Purring does not always indicate that a cat is happy. Cats will also purr loudly when they are distressed or in pain