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Fun Facts about Cats

General Knowledge | 9-14 yrs

To know or not to know, that is the question! Well, wouldn’t you prefer to know?

Hamlet, an ever curious hamster, is on a quest to learn new and interesting facts about the world around us. With a new subject each time, Hamlet explores intriguing facts that you may not have heard before. He’s bored of the same old facts about the same old things. You may feel like you already know everything there is to know about everything, but there’s a whole world out there for you to explore and unknown facts you may not already know! Why not shake things up with Hamlet’s curiosity and great sense of humour? Take this fun fact loaded adventure with him!

10 Interesting Facts about Cats!

1. A cat’s nose is as unique as a human’s fingerprint.
2. A cat’s urine glows under a black light.
3. Purring actually improves bone density and helps a cat heal.
4. The average cat can leap 8 feet in a single jump – nearly six times its body length!
5. Cats sweat through their paws.
6. They can rotate their ears 180 degrees with the help of 32 muscles.
7. Cats have the capacity to run faster than Usain Bolt, the fastest living human.
8. Each cat has a membrane within their eye, similar to a third eyelid.
9. Cats spend nearly 1/3rd of their waking hours cleaning themselves.
10. For 20 years, the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska was a cat named Stubbs.