Contented Cats

Cat Facts

Here are some cat facts and things you may not know that you might be interested in.

  • Stroking a cat can help you to relieve stress, and the feel of a purring cat on your lap gives a sense of security and comfort.
  • Humans have 206 bones in there body but a cat has 230 bones.
  • A cat's hearing is much more sensitive than dogs.
  • A female cat will be pregnant for between 62 and 65 days from conception to delivery.
  • The normal average litter of kittens is between 2 - 6 kittens.
  • The cat's tail is used to maintain balance.
  • Cats eat grass to help their digestion and aid them to get rid of any fur in their stomachs.
  • A healthy cat has a temperature of between 38 and 39 degrees Celcius.
  • Cats actually have the largest eyes of any mammals.
  • Cats will purr loudly when they are distressed or in pain therefore purring does not always mean that a cat is happy.
  • An indoor-only cat can live up to 16 years or longer.
  • Cats on average sleep for 16 hours a day.


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