You’re a cat lover through and through!
Did you know that Abraham Lincoln, Ernest Hemingway, and Catherine the Great were all cat lovers? You are among excellent company!
Knowing how much you love cats, here are 10 fun facts about them:
- In ancient Egypt cats were worshipped. (They have not forgotten this!)
- In Japan, the maneki neko cat is a symbol of good fortune.
- Cream Puff is the oldest cat ever at 38 years and 3 days old. She was born August 3, 1967 and died August 6, 2005.
- Female cats are called queens.
- Male cats are called tomcats.
- Cats have about 470 or so taste buds, versus more than 9,000 on the human tongue!
- Cats can see at only one-sixth the light level required for human vision, which is why we say they have night vision.
- The most popular cat breed in the world is currently the Ragdoll.
- As of 2021, there were an estimated 220 million owned and 480 million stray cats in the world.
- A group of cats is a clowder.
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The All Pet Voices Team:
Chloe, Jessica, Britt, Emily, and Christy
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