How cute is that?
Cats make about 100 different sounds. Dogs make only about 10.
A cat can travel at a top speed of approximately 31 mph (49 km) over a short distance.
When a family cat died in ancient Egypt, family members would mourn by shaving off their eyebrows. They also held elaborate funerals during which they drank wine and beat their breasts. The cat was embalmed with a sculpted wooden mask and the tiny mummy was placed in the family tomb or in a pet cemetery with tiny mummies of mice.
A cat can jump up to five times its own height in a single bound.
On average, cats spend 2/3 of every day sleeping. That means a nine-year-old cat has been awake for only three years of its life.
In the original Italian version of Cinderella, the benevolent fairy godmother figure was a cat.
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