Interesting Cat Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know

Weird Cat Facts

A cat has more bones than humans; humans have 206, but cat has 230.

Both humans and cats have identical regions in the brain responsible for emotion.

Cats lap liquid from the underside of the tongue and not from the top

Cats urine glow under a black light

Disney owns about 200 cats. Every night, these cats are released in the park to hunt the rodents. The park first started employing cats in the 1950’s and now the program has grown tremendously.

The world’s longest cat is Stewie, measures about 48.5 inches or 1.23 m form the tip of his long tailbone to the edge of his whiskered nose.

There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world, with almost 40 known breed.

The love of cats is called ailurophilia.

Cats have the special ability to sense tremors 10 to 15 minutes before humans can.

Cats need taurine in their diet to avoid blindness.

Cool facts about cats

Cats are crepuscular – they are most active at dawn and dusk

Cats have a unique vocabulary with their owner – each cat has a different set of vocalization, purrs and behaviors.

Cat videos are so popular online that there’s an annual film festival which features the best ones.

Cats have 473 taste buds compared to humans 9,000. Cats taste buds are located only on the tip of the tongue.