The cat is a domestic species of small carnivorous mammal. It is the only domesticated species in the family Felidae and is often referred to as the domestic cat to distinguish it from the wild members of the family. Cats are an enigma that have captured the hearts of people for thousands of years. Their mysterious personalities and adorable looks have made them an incredibly popular pet, and according to a survey 18% of households in the UK alone are ruled by a cat. With so many cats around us, surely that would mean that everyone knows everything possible about them, right? Wrong! There are so many interesting facts about cats that you probably haven’t heard of, from the world’s largest cat, to the surprising way they walk.
Keep reading to find out more. We bet you haven’t heard some of these cat facts! Check out these fun cat facts for kids. Learn about cats as pets, their unique behavior, how long they sleep and much more. Read on and enjoy the wide range of interesting facts about cats and kittens.
Cats are one of, if not the most, popular pet in the world. There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world. Cats and humans have been associated for nearly 10000 years. Cats conserve energy by sleeping for an average of 13 to14 hours a day. Cats have flexible bodies and teeth adapted for hunting small animals such as mice and rats.A group of cats is called a clowder, a male cat is called a tom, a female cat