Cats are amazing animals and that’s why so many people around the world adore them. We think that we know everything about them, but that’s not true because they always find a way to amaze us.
Bright Side has learned a lot of new and interesting facts about these pets and decided to share them with you.
1. On average, cats spend two-thirds of their lives sleeping. So, a 9-year-old cat spent only 3 years of its life awake.
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2. It turns out that a cat’s brain is biologically closer to our brain than a dog’s. We have the same parts of the brain responsible for emotions.
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3. The biggest cat today is a liger. It can be up to 13 feet long and can weigh over 660 lb. The biggest liger today weighs 992 lb.
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4. The smallest wild cat today is a black-footed cat. Females are 19 in long and can weigh just 2.6 lb.
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