If you love cats, then you have come to the right place, because here we have 40 facts about cats that you don't want to miss. We have compiled a list of random and interesting cat facts that every cat lover wanted to know.

This first cat fact shows that the domestic cat, also called ‘Felis catus’, is the most popular pet in the world and is also one of the oldest and most common cat species on the planet.

The oldest documented cat, a pet called ‘Creme Puff’, died at the age of 38. The cat holds the record for the oldest recorded cat to die in the US at the age of 38 on August 6, 2005.

The best way to tell if you have a cat problem is to see it with your own eyes.

In addition, cats tend to have long and short-term memory and think in the same patterns as humans. Cat facts also show that cat people are introverted and are probably even more susceptible to depression and anxiety than their human counterparts.

Interior - only cats have a typical lifespan of 12-20 years, but we know that some live even longer, and that's not the only factor.

Outdoor - Only cats can live in the wild for 20 to 30 years, with a maximum life expectancy of 40 to 50 years.

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# 1. Cats dream like humans

# 2. A group of kittens known as "kindle"

# 3. The longest cat has a record of 48.5 inches

# 4. Domestic cats share 95.6% of their genetic makeup with tigers

# 5. A cat cannot see its nose

# 6. Mews are not congenital cat language - they developed them to communicate with humans

# 7. Cats can drink sea water for comfort

# 8. The record for the strongest purr is 67.8db (A)

# 9. Cats are the biggest eyes comparative to the head size of any creature

# 10. A cat entered space in 1963

# 11. Cats can jump up to 6 times their length

# 12. 'Didga' the cat can do 24 moves in a minute

# 13. Some believe that if you dream of a white cat, good luck will follow

# 14. Your cat probably hates music

# 15. Cats are probably smarter than dogs

# 16. Cats often shoot your ankles when they are bored

# 17. A cat with a question-shaped tail asks, "Do you want to play?"

# 18. Most cats have no eyelashes

# 19. Cats can turn their ears up to 180 degrees

# 20. The domestic cat can reach a speed of 30 mph

# 21. Cats have five claws on each front, but only four on the back

# 22. Abraham Lincoln was a cat lover

# 23. The first cat video was recorded in 1894

# 24. The richest cat in the world had £7 million

# 25. Ancient Egyptians cut their eyebrows when their cats died

# 26. Cats spend 70% of their lives sleeping

# 27. Cats like to sleep in the laundry basket

# 28. The oldest known domestic cat existed 9,500 years ago

# 29. In the largest cat breed, the average male weighs about 20 pounds

# 30. Cats walk like camels and giraffes

# 31. Cats have 100 different tones, dogs only 10

# 32. A cat's training style is same as 2 to 3 years old child

# 33. Isaac Newton designed the cat door

# 34. Your cat's heart beats at about double the rate from 110-140 beats per minute

# 35.  A cat's nose is as unique as human's fingerprint

# 36. Cats get nervous when you look in the eye

# 37. Cats have 230 bones, while humans number only 206

# 38. Female cats have the ability to become pregnant when they are only 4 months old

# 39. Hearing of the average cat is at least five times higher than that of a human adult

# 40. In fact, owning a cat is considered beneficial for your health