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Fun Facts about Cats

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#1: Cats can’t taste sweetness…

#2: Cats sleep so much that, by the time a cat is 9 years old, it will only have been awake for three years of its life!

#3: A cat rubs against people to mark out its territory with scent glands around its face, tail area and paws. Meow.

#4: When a family cat died in ancient Egypt,The cat was embalmed with a sculpted wooden mask and the tiny mummy was placed in the family tomb or in a pet cemetery with tiny mummies of mice.

#5: The smallest pedigreed cat is a Singapura.

#6: A cat can jump up to five times its own height in a single bound. Woohoo!

#7: When cats leave their poop uncovered, it is a sign of aggression to let you know they don’t fear you.

#8: There is a legendary “monster” in Iceland called the Yule Cat. Farmers used to threaten their workers that the Yule Cat would devour them if they did not process the autumn wool before Christmas.

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