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Think you know cats? Let's find out! FUN CAT FACTS Cats are one of the most popular pets in the western world but how many of these mind-boggling facts do you know? Having looked far and wide, we've put together a list of top cat facts that will guarantee you're the source of obscure cat knowledge for years to come. JaC A recent study by an international team of scientists discovered that the humble house cat shares 95.6% of their DNA with tigers. Yes, you read that right. It's this reason that explains why the domesticated cat and tiger share similar characteristics such as scent marking, scratching and solitary life. livC5 VY 111 A It is widely believed that Sir Isaac Newton, the man who calculated gravity, was also the inventor of the cat flap. Whilst studying at university in Cambridge, his cats continuously disturbed him by scratching on the study door. To solve the matter, a hole was cut so his cats could come and go as they pleased. Genius. Q AU A popular fact but one that we can get behind. A cat can spend up to 70% of her life sleeping. That's 17 hours of sleep a day and an awful lot of lie-ins. gy, Do you know that cats are only one of three animals to walk with one side of their body first, before the other? Cats, giraffes and camels walk their feet in this sequence: back right, front right, back left, front left. We got lost in YouTube videos trying to get our head around this, but it's true! Final fact of the day. Cats can jump up to 6 times their own body length! They also have 230 bones in their body which is 24 more than us humans. So, there you have it. Five of the finest cat facts that we could find - some of which even surprised us too! Visit Our Online Store Facebook Link Pinterest WebsiteShow all