Cats have more than one hundred vocal sounds, while dogs only have about ten.
We all know cats are amazing creatures, full of quirky habits that keep us entertained and baffled at the best of times. Here are some interesting facts about cats that you may not have known.
Cats do not have a collarbone, which allows them to fit through any opening the size of their head.
Meowing is reserved for humans. A cat will almost never meow at another cat.
A frightened cat can run at speeds of up to 31 mph, slightly faster than a human sprinter.
Their field of vision doesn’t extend directly below their nose, that’s why it’s sometimes hard for cats to find tit-bits on the floor.
A group of cats is called a clowder.
Cats do not see themselves as little people but see us as big cats. This influences their behaviour.
Like humans, cats can be either left or right-pawed.
Studies have shown that cats have better memories than dogs. A dog’s memory lasts 5 minutes while a cat’s memory lasts up to 16 hours!
Cats purr at 26 cycles per second, this is the same pace as an idling diesel engine.
All About Cats
Cats come in many breeds, each with its own appearance, history and distinct personality.