Did You Know This About Your Cat?

Did you know that your cat can travel up to speeds of 31 mph?

You know your cat pretty well but there are a lot of surprising cat facts you might not know about your feline.

What better way to build a better bond with your cat than to learn more about them?

Below are some interesting facts and history about your feline friend:

-Your cat can make about 100 different sounds, compared to dogs who can only make about 10.

-Do you have more than one cat? A group of cats is called a "clowder".

-Your cat rubs up against you not only to be affectionate but also to mark their territory with the scent glands around their face. 

-Your cat can jump up to FIVE times their own height in a single bound!

-Your cat hates water because their fur doesn't insulate well when it's wet. 

-On average, your cat spends about two thirds of their day sleeping (approximately 16 hours a day).

-Does your cat love to explore outside and always finds their way home? The ability for you cat to find its way home is called "psi-traveling." Experts believe that cats either use the angle of the sunlight to find their way or that your cat actually has magnetized cells in their brain that acts as a compass to lead them back home!

-Your cat has 32 muscles that control their outer ear and they can independently rotate their ears 180 degrees.

-The technical term for your cat's hairballs is called a "bezoar."

-Your cat's sense of smell is the strongest of all their sense. In fact, a cat's sense of smell is 14 times better than a humans!

-Your cat can't taste sweetness which might explain why they are never drawn to an ice cream cone or a bag of candy.

-Your cat uses their whiskers to detect if they can fit through a space. 

-Your cat cares about litter box maintenance and won't use their box if there is too much soil or odor coming from it. To avoid your litter box messes and to keep your cat's litter box in tip-top shape use Every Cat Litter Spray!