More Amazing Cat Facts

Did you know…

A flashlight makes a great cat toy! Turn the flashlight on in a dark room, and watch your feline “chase” the beam of light!

Cats love to hide! If yours comes up “missing,” be sure to check in the bathtub, in your closet, in the dresser drawers, under a blanket or rug…or anywhere else you can possibly think of!

To make sure your cat’s collar fits properly, make sure you can slip two fingers under the collar, between the collar and your cat’s neck.

Hebrew folklore believes that cats came about because Noah was afraid that rats might eat all the food on the ark. He prayed to God for help. God responded by making the lion sneeze a giant sneeze — and out came a little cat!

Backward-pointing spikes on a cat’s tongue aid in their grooming.

It costs $7000 to care for one household cat over its lifetime. This covers only the necessities; the pampered pet will carry a higher price.

Cats are the sleepiest of all mammals. They spend 16 hours of each day sleeping. With that in mind, a seven year old cat has only been awake for two years of its life!