In 2012, a cat saved its owner’s life the night he was adopted. The owner got a diabetic seizure, the cat brought her back to consciousness, and then ran to her son’s room pounced on him until he woke up and called for medical assistance.
An average cat has 1-8 kittens per litter and 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.
If cats reside with dogs long enough, they can learn to bark like dogs.
A study found that cats are more than capable of recognizing their owner’s voice but choose to ignore it.
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.
About 4 million cats are eaten in Asia every year.
Cats rub their faces against objects to claim them as their territory and if they do so against your face, you just been named an honorary member of that cat’s family.
Cats in the US are said to have 9 lives whereas in Germany and southern Europe they only have 7 lives…while the poor cats in Arabian countries are even only said to have 6 lives.
At night, Disneyland becomes overrun by stray cats. Disney embraces them because they keep the mouse population in check and treats them like pets, including spaying and neutering them and giving them shots.
The RMS Empress of Ireland had a cat named Emmy who never missed a voyage until May 28, 1914 when Emmy refused to go aboard. The ship left without her and sunk the next day.
Cats kill between 1.4 and 3.7 billion birds in the US annually.
Physics Professor Jack H. Hetherington learned he couldn’t be the sole author on a paper. (because he used words like “we” “our”) Rather than rewriting the paper he added his cat as an author.