Interesting Cat Facts That You Probably Didn’t Know

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Random Cat Facts

A cat’s brain can store 1,000 times more data than an ipad.

Cats hate water because their fur does not insulate well when it’s wet. However, Turkish Van, is the only cat that like swimming. Its coat has a unique texture that makes it water resistant.

The oldest breed of the cat is the Egyptian Mau.

Cats have both better and worse eyesight than humans, they can see in much dimmer light and they have a wide peripheral view, but they don’t see color as well as humans do. It is believed that grass appears red to cats.

Cats have the ability to find its way back home, and it is called “psi-travelling.” Scientists believe that either cats use than angle of the sunlight to find their way, or cats have magnetized cells in brains that act as compass.

Cat flap is invented by Isaac Newton.

Kopi Lowak, the world’s rarest coffee comes from Indonesia, where a wildcat known luwak lives. The cat eats coffee berries and the coffee beans inside pass through the stomach. The beans are harvested from the cat’s dung heaps and then cleaned and roasted. Kopi Luwak sells for about $500 for a 450 g bag.

Cats can’t move their jaws sideways, so a cat cant chew large chunks of food

A cat’s back is extremely flexible because it has 53 loosely fitting vertebrate as against humans who have only 34.

With 32 muscles controlling the outer ear, a cat can independently rotate its ears 180 degrees.