5 Striking Facts about Cats

Cats are our cute yet mysterious and sometimes arrogant friends. They can really be fun to have around and they are a very good choice for a pet. However, there are some facts that you need to know about these lovely creatures.

1- Cats are very good hunters

 You should bear in mind next time you shout at a cat that you are shouting at an animal that, according to studies, caused the extinction of 33 different species, so beware or you will be the 34th!

2- Cats sleep hours are almost all day!

You might have noticed how lazy and sleepy your cat looks most of the time. What you might have not known is that the normal sleeping hours for a cat per day are 16 hours! This means that cats spend about 70% of their lives sleeping. That much sleep is a cat’s way to store the energy it needs for the next day.
3- Every cat is unique
Like there is a fingerprint or an eyeprint that can differentiate between humans, cats can be differentiated by their nose prints. Those tiny bumps and ridges on the cat’s nose differ from a cat to another.

4- Cats cannot taste sweets

Cats are probably the only mammal that cannot taste sweetness. This is because of a lack of the genes responsible for tasting sweet things. This applies also to big cats like lions and tigers.

5- Cats can give you an orchestra of sounds!

Unlike dogs, for example, who can make about 10 sounds only, cats can make over a 100 sounds. These creatures truely have a bright future in the singing career!


Cat, Horse, Dog - three animals that are loved by many people around the world. Cats are often known for their independent nature and their ability to groom themselves. They are also great hunters and are skilled at keeping mice and other pests at bay. Horses, on the other hand, are known for their strength and endurance. They have been domesticated for thousands of years and are often used for transportation, recreational riding, and even in competitions.

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