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Did you know that the definition of cat or kitten is: A small, soft furred, feline, a domestic carnivorous mammal? Cats and Kittens are one of the world’s most favorite pets, but did your know that they were originally kept to chase rats and mice from our homes? Did you know that the oldest documented cat was named Creme Puff? She was born in Texas, USA and died at the ripe old age of 38 years old!

Fun Fact 1: There are around 40 types of known cat breeds in the world

Fun Fact 2: The world's most popular breed is the Persian cat. The Persian has ranked been the most popular breed since 1871!

Fun Fact 3: All kittens are born with blue eyes, but they normally change within 12 weeks of being born

Fun Fact 4: More people in the world have cats and kittens as pets than puppies and dogs

Fun Fact 5: The correct name for a group of cats and/or kittens is a ‘clowder’

Fun Fact 6: A Cat can jump five times higher then their own height

Fun Fact 7: Female cats are normally right pawed, the males are normally left pawed

Fun Fact 8: Cat and kitten nose prints are like fingerprints, no two are the same

Fun Fact 9: Cats can run up to 30mph

Fun Fact 10: In some cases a bite from a cat can be toxic and dangerous it could potentially lead to death!

Fun Fact 11: Cats make around 100 different sounds

Fun Fact 12: Cats like to eat grass, it helps to aid digestion and well being

Fun Fact 13: A cat’s brain is very similar to a human brain

Fun Fact 14: A cat’s sense of smell is 14 times stronger than humans

Fun Fact 15: On average, cats spend around 30% of the day sleeping

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