How many cat years are in a human year?
The first year of your cat’s life is considered the equivalent of 15 human years. The second year adds nine more human years to the total, which means 2 cat years are approximately 24 human years. After this, each additional human year is around four ‘cat years’. So, an 8 year old cat is 48 in human years!
How many toes does a cat have?
18..... 5 toes on each of their front feet and 4 toes on each of their back feet. (And they do love to walk across your clean kitchen floor just to prove it)
My cat sleeps a lot - is this normal?
Cats sleep for around 13 to 16 hours a day (70% of their life). They do this to save their energy. In the wild they would be saving their energy to go and hunt for their food. House cats obviously don’t need to do this but it just comes naturally to them.
How many pet cats are there?
There are over 500 million pet cats! There are lots of cats across the world as they are one of the most popular pets to have. According to PDSA, in the UK, 51% of adults own a cat!
How high can my cat jump?
Cats can jump up to 6 times their height. Cats are really good jumpers and you can often see them on the top of a garden fence or on a really high wall. They have very strong muscles in their legs which catapult them into the air.