Did you know that a physicist once made his cat the co-author of his paper because he'd accidentally written "we" instead of "I" throughout his work and couldn't be bothered to change it? Also, believe it or not, the British Government has a position called "Chief Mouser To The Cabinet Office" that can only be assigned to a cat. And although this may not surprise you, a study once proved that cats are more than capable of recognizing their owner's voices, but simply choose to ignore it. Scroll down for more entertaining facts about cats, compiled by Bored Panda. Don't forget to vote for your favorite!

#1

Cat Fact

nypost Report

troufaki13 1 year ago

Ι hope both baby and cat found a loving home :)

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#2

Cat Fact

disneylandcats , Yvonne Arasmih Report

Darth Vader 1 year ago

I wonder if Mickey Mouse knows about this.

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#3

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wiki Report

#4

Cat Fact

wiki , Kiloueka Report

Lemur 1 year ago

Good.

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#5

Cat Fact

livescience Report

Sunzilla 1 year ago

Well, my cat has never done this, so she must think I am awesome!!

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#6

Cat Fact

petful , missingamitten Report

Asia 1 year ago

You can also calm cats down by shutting and opening your eyes very slowly while maintaining eye contact, of course. It might be helpful when our furry friend is in stress for some reason.

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#7

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wiki Report

Darth Vader 1 year ago

Cat has accomplished more than I have

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#8

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snopes , Subway-M Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

Well that makes me sad, but glad shelters take actions against it. Sucks if someone genuinely wants a black cat at that time because they don't get adopted as often

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#9

Cat Fact

PINKMINT PUBLICATIONS , damiesemm Report

Sunzilla 1 year ago

Mine would sit on the letters...

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#10

Cat Fact

purr-n-fur Report

rachel smith 1 year ago

Im sure there's a good story behind that

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#11

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latimes , Koko Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

So much intelligence. That is amazing.

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#12

Cat Fact

Saito, A. & Shinozuka, K. Anim Cogn Report

John L 1 year ago

As long as the servants do what they're supposed to do, there's no need for the Master to keep communicating. ;O

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#13

Cat Fact

nejm Report

Asia 1 year ago

Angel of death.

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#14

Cat Fact

wiki Report

The Cappy 1 year ago

But seriously, who else could the title be given to?

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#15

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wiki Report

Sunzilla 1 year ago

I would have a lot less cat conversations if my cat just used words instead of meowing... A meow and a death stare could mean anything...

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#16

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catster Report

Agnes Jekyll 1 year ago

This is an excellent idea.

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#17

Cat Fact

wiki , Robert Sijka Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

I hope my questionable diet doubles my life span..

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#18

Cat Fact

nps Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

The best hobby in the world

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#19

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wikia Report

Dinetk 1 year ago

Upstaging Marlon Brando... wow

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#20

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medicalnewstoday Report

Adogcalledkitty 1 year ago

Well, depends on the cat.

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#21

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wiki Report

Olivia W 1 year ago

Wow cat's can really predict things happening,

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#22

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wiki , Alamy Report

Spinaap 1 year ago

hmm, job description: "cat lady, little bit crazy advised".

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#23

Cat Fact

psychologytoday Report

Kati 1 year ago

that's why they're selfish and mean XD

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#24

Cat Fact

realmofhistory Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

Smart move, Persia, smart move.

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#25

Cat Fact

Guinness World Records Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Kitty has a Harley motor in him

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#26

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theguardian Report

Dinetk 1 year ago

New task for my two cats

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#27

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wiki , Imperial War Museums Report

Stinkypie Ticklebum 1 year ago

Yes, black cats are considered to be good luck in England.

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#28

Cat Fact

theage Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

This is amazing.

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#29

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

Well, as suspected, I looked this breed up and the cost to "adopt" one is $1950. Disgusting. If you are paying that much, it is not an adoption fee, you are purchasing a 'luxury' breed. Also shockingly the husband of the couple who breeds them is a vet.

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#30

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presidentialpetmuseum Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

Why was this cat not an option to run for President last year? I am 100% certain, they'd be doing a much better job

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#31

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wiki , The Asahi Shimbun Report

Darth Vader 1 year ago

My heaven

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#32

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Emily Fraser 1 year ago

Wow

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#34

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care2 Report

Darth Vader 1 year ago

I must be a cat

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#35

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wiki Report

Cherie 1 year ago

The purr is good for the humans who pet them too! I read somewhere that the frequency of a housecat's purr is roughly the same as a diesel engine (Thank God isn't as loud...)

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#36

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wiki Report

Emily Fraser 1 year ago

And I own an Egyptian mau, the fastest domestic cat! 🐈 🏃‍♀️🏃

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#37

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wiki Report

Lemur 1 year ago

My cat also does that when he is sleeping on me. It causes to let me also fall asleep. ^‿^

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#38

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Deborah L. Wells, Sarah Millsopp Report

StarKitten 1 year ago

I'm right-pawed.

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#39

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petfinder Report

Emily Fraser 1 year ago

Yup

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#40

Cat Fact

humanesociety Report

Lemur 1 year ago

Hooman is MINE!

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#41

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lifewithcats , cobythecat Report

Valentina 1 year ago

100% of them are awesome.

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#42

Cat Fact

livescience Report

Kat Blak 1 year ago

I read that as "death perception"

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#43

Cat Fact

realclearscience Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

Just looking at their teeth should tell everyone that cats cannot live off of a vegetarian diet..

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#44

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wiki Report

Asami Yasumoto 1 year ago

We Japanese say that it's a sign of bad luck when black cat across infront of you..I love black cats though!

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#45

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Kati 1 year ago

/kot/ in polish!

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#46

Cat Fact

guinnessworldrecords Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Can i adopt him, and his millions?

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#47

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Kati 1 year ago

and yet she's still not amused

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#48

Cat Fact

humanesociety Report

Darth Vader 1 year ago

And if you do this to your cat, you are a disease to this planet and you need to be terminated.

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#49

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thevetpractice , Robert W. Howington Report

Sunzilla 1 year ago

This happened to my first cat. Until his hair started falling out... no more tuna for Charmsie...

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#50

Cat Fact

guinnessworldrecords Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

Poor momma cat though

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#51

Cat Fact

knowyourcat Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

I hate when this happens in movies

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#52

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wiki Report

Rebecca Szpara 1 year ago

This is incorrect. There have been at least a dozen species of cats that have gone extinct, even in the last 100 years. Leopard, lion and tiger subspecies have been obliterated by humans.

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#53

Cat Fact

humanesociety Report

Ivan Maric 1 year ago

I thought we were friends 😒

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#54

Cat Fact

livescience Report

Troux 1 year ago

I think there are more dog owners, and it's a small number of crazy cat ladies bringing the total up!

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#55

Cat Fact

petplace Report

Valentina 1 year ago

...I wish mines could also learn to open a window after expressing such amiable sign of comfort.

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#56

Cat Fact

animalleague Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

If it fits I sits

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#57

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Ladam 1 year ago

This tradition should be brought back.

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#58

Cat Fact

cbssatx Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Grandma's cat's name is Skippy it listens well... For a cat

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#59

Cat Fact

petful Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Dogs too i believe

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#60

Cat Fact

scientificamerican Report

Darth Vader 1 year ago

Where do you plug in the USB?

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#61

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Cat Meow 1 year ago

Hello inbreeding :(

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#62

Cat Fact

scientificamerican Report

Lemur 1 year ago

That's just sad... T_T

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#63

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Helping Panda 1 year ago

Really? Mine has a distinct preference for food. Period.

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#64

Cat Fact

vcahospitals , wofflestomp Report

Sunzilla 1 year ago

Yes, hence my first tetanus shot when my hand swelled up like a golf ball...

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#65

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Erin Hill 1 year ago

Yet my cat apparently can't hear me when I tell her to stop smacking her lips when licking herself. I swear, you can hear her from across the house!

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#66

Cat Fact

bbc Report

Tiari 1 year ago

1 story is seriously 10 meters/32 feet high in the US? I think there is a mistake in the measurements ;)

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#67

Cat Fact

phrases Report

darknessIsMyOutfit 1 year ago

Eww and sad

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#68

Cat Fact

wiki Report

Caitlyn McCracken 1 year ago

That is unsettling.

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