Cats are directly responsible, over the years, for the extinction of no fewer than 33 bird species worldwide. Meow.
A cat miraculously survived the sinking of three separate ships in World War Two, earning the moniker “Unsinkable Sam”.
Declawing a cat is anatomically the equivalent of removing the entire last bone in a human finger at the joint.
The frequency of a cat’s purr can improve bone density and promote healing.
The domestic cat is the only species able to hold its tail vertically while walking. You can also learn about your cat’s present state of mind by observing the posture of his tail.
An estimated 10,000 cats are eaten per day in China’s Guangdong province.
In the middle ages cats were connected with the Devil and were killed in their masses. Had this not happened, local rodent populations would have been kept low and the spread of the Bubonic Plague lessened.
Mikhail Gorbachev’s cat once beat up Russian President Dmitry Medvedev’s cat so badly he needed to be put on antibiotics & castrated.
When cats hiss, they are instinctively imitating dangerous reptiles such as snakes.
Cats can survive falls that would kill any other animal. On May 29 2009, a cat fell 26 stories from a lower Manhattan building — and survived. And the cat’s name is…Lucky.
An Indiana State Prison lets murderers adopt cats in their cells.
The band Guster, in order to deter illegal downloads, released a copy of their album with all the vocals replaced by cat meows. Example for all of you who care to hear a bit – Homecoming King