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Things You Might Not Know About Cats…

Cat lying down

Some fun facts about our furry friends to brighten up your Monday!

1. Cats can make about 100 sounds (dogs can only make about 10!)

2. The estimated cat population in the UK is 7.4 million. According to a survey done in 2015, in Guernsey and Jersey there are only 9 people for each cat!

3. There are more than 500 MILLION domestic cats in the WORLD!

4. A group of cats is called a ‘clowder’

5. Cats can generally sleep for about 70% of their day

6. They can manipulate humans by changing the sound of their meow when they please

7. A cat’s brain is 90% like a human’s – which is more similar than to a dog’s.

8. Ever seen your cat jump ridiculously high when they’re startled by something? Well, it turns out they can jump up to 6 times its length!

9. Cats only sweat through the pads of their paws

10. A cat’s forelimbs are attached to the shoulder by free-floating clavicle bones – this allows them to pass through very small spaces.