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Random, fun and interesting cat facts, including little known statistics, history, myth, amazing anatomy, and more to learn and share. Amaze your friends with this unusual facts!

  • There are more than 500 million domestic cats in the world, with approximately 40 recognized breeds.
  • A cat can jump up to five times its own height in a single bound.
  • Every year, nearly four million cats are eaten in Asia.
    Cat Facts

    One reason that kittens sleep so much is because a growth hormone is released only during sleep.

  • The most popular pedigreed cat is the Persian cat.
  • Unlike dogs, cats do not have a sweet tooth.
  • A cat has 230 bones in its body. A human has 206.
  • Cats hate the water because their fur does not insulate well when it’s wet.
  • A cat almost never meows at another cat, mostly just humans.
  • A cat can independently rotate its ears 180 degrees.
  • Cats can see in the dark.
  • Cats instinctively imitate the hiss of snakes.
  • Nikola Tesla got zapped by his cat.
  • Every night, Disneyland releases over 200 feral cats into the park to keep its rodent population under control.
  • Cats spend nearly 1/3 of their waking hours cleaning themselves.

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