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35 facts tagged with Cat Facts
The cat featured in the popular internet meme "grumpy cat" has a permanently grumpy face due to feline dwarfism. Her real name is Tardar Sauce.
Cats and sleep
On average, cats sleep for 2/3 of their life. This would mean that a 9 year old cat has been asleep for 6 years.
Katy Perry has a cat named Kitty Purry.
In 1964, in Holland's embassy in Moscow, two Siamese cats kept meowing and clawing at the walls of the building. Their owners finally investigated, thinking they would find mice. Instead, they discovered microphones hidden by Russian spies.
An average cat has 1-8 kittens per litter and can have 2-3 litters per year. During her productive life, one female cat could have more than 100 kittens. A single pair of cats and their kittens can produce as many as 420,000 kittens in just 7 years.
The Savannah is the largest domestic cat breed. It resembles a small leopard and behaves like a dog. They can grow up to 40 lbs, have an eight foot vertical jump, and can be trained to walk on a leash and play fetch.
The two oldest cats on record lived to 38 and 34 years old, both were owned by the same owner and lived off a diet of bacon, eggs, broccoli and coffee.
Cats are one of the only animals to domesticate themselves and approach humans on their own terms.