Cat Facts

Cats are one the most popular pets in the world. It is thought that there are more than 500 million domestic cats around the world. Cats and humans have had close relationships for thousands of years. Here are five fun facts about one of our favorite animals.

  1. Do you often see cats sleeping? This is because cats save energy by sleeping 13 to 14 hours a day.

  1. Cats have a very good sense of smell. A cat’s sense of smell is about 14 times stronger than ours.

  1. Cats also have very good hearing. Cats can move their ears to face the place that they want to listen to something.

  1. A male cat is called a tom, and a female cat is called a molly or a queen.

  1. Cats have whiskers. You can tell how a cat is feeling by looking at its whiskers. If they are pointing forward, the cat is friendly. It they are flat on the cat’s face, they are being defensive.