15 things you don’t know about cats

Cats are one of the most friendly pets, but there are many things you don’t know about this pet.
Let’s explore 15 least known things about cats:

  1. Cats are the most popular pet in America. A total of 88 million cats compared to 74 million dogs.
  2. Some cats have survived falling from a height of 320 meters (32 floors). This is a cat’s primary reflex, also known as a “balanced reflex”.
  3. Nearly 4 million cats in China are slaughtered every year.
  4. Cats have 32 tendons to control their ears while humans have only 6. Therefore, cat ears are very sensitive.
  5. A cat has been elected mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska, for 15 years.
  6. Cats don’t like the sweetness.
  7. Sleep accounts for 70% of cats’ lives.
  8. The longest cat in the world ever measured is 48.5 inches (1.23 m).
  9. The oldest video on cats on YouTube dates back to 1894.
  10. Researchers have shown that having a cat in your home can help reduce more than 1/3 of heart attacks and strokes.
  11. Unlike adult dogs and cats that only meow to communicate with humans.
  12. The CIA spent $ 20 million to train 60 cats to spy in the Soviet Union. The first spy cat was rewarded with a taxi.
  13. A cat once inherited 13 million USD in total owner property in Italy.
  14. In Korea and Japan, there are a few cat cafes. Where you can go to a coffee and play with the cat for hours.
  15. According to a study, cats recognize owners’ voices but they appear to be quite calm.