Ever wondered what the world of cats may be like? Here are 18 fun facts to broaden your cat knowledge!


Stubbs the cat was Mayor Stubbs of Talkeetna, Alaska for 15 long years!magna aliqua.

1000x better than your Ipad!

Your new tablet may only have 60 gigabytes of data storage space but a cat’s brain has about 91,000 gigabytes!! Their processing speed is 6.1 trillion operations per second!! Oh, how we wish they have Wi-Fi and 4G data access!


Cats do not sweat anywhere else other than from their foot pads.

Terrific hEARing

Cats are able to hear sounds that are as high as 64kHz. We can only hear 20kHz! They also have over 20 muscles controlling their ears alone.

Qualified professional high jumpers

Cats are able to jump up to six times their length. If an average cat is 46cm in length, they can jump up to 2.76m. That beats the High Jump World Record of 2.45m!!

Stop giving them milk!

Cats may have upset tummies as they are often lactose intolerant.

Speedy Kitty

Cats can run up to 30mph. That is 3mph faster than the human lightning BOLT!

Cats’ brain ≈ Human brain

Their brain is 90% similar to ours. We both have identical regions in our brain that controls our emotions.


Left-pawed cats are typically male and right-pawed cats are typically female. I guess females are always right everywhere *chuckles*

Unique Nose

Just like our fingerprints, each cat’s nose has a unique pattern of its own.

Free Fall Survivors

Cats have survived falls from over 320m onto concrete floors in the past. That is equivalent to a 32 storey building!

Say a big fat NO to sashimi

Human-grade sushi can cause gastrointestinal upset in cats. There is thiaminase in raw fish that could break down an essential B vitamin called thiamine. Thiamine deficiency can cause neurological problems, and even lead to convulsions.

1870’s Mail Men

Belgium tried using furry mailmen to deliver the mail in the 1870s. They tied waterproof bags around the cats’ necks but the plan was cancelled as it failed miserably.

“I don’t want to smell like YOU!”

A cat’s lips, forehead, chin, underside of their front paws and their tail have scent glands. They leave their scent on you and pick yours up. They lick themselves not to look pretty but to get YOUR scent off them!

Whisk me away

Cats detect if they can fit through space using their whiskers. This is how they decide if they can move through that window crack.

The Big ‘M’

According to legend, Mohammed’s favourite cat, Muezza, was a tabby and he would often rest his hand on its head. This is why tabby cats are said to have a big ‘M’ on their heads.

Heavy sleepers

Sleep is very important for kittens as essential growth hormones are secreted during their sleep

Nibble on kibbles

A cat can’t chew large food chunks as their jaw is unable to move sideways. Feeding them tiny kibbles would ease their chewing process. Kool Pets offers the purrfectly sized meal option for your loving fur-kids.