Cats are domesticated carnivores.

They belong to the family Felidae.

Cats have retractable claws.

They are known for their agility and flexibility.

Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning they rely on a meat-based diet.

Domestic cats come in various breeds, each with unique characteristics.

Cats communicate through vocalizations, body language, and scent marking.

They have a keen sense of hearing and night vision.

Cats spend a significant portion of their day grooming themselves.

Domestic cats may form strong bonds with their human companions.

Cats have a strong territorial instinct.

They are crepuscular, most active during dawn and dusk.

Cats have a specialized collarbone allowing them to twist their bodies while falling.

They use whiskers to measure openings and spaces.

Cats may purr for various reasons, including contentment and self-healing.

They have a grooming behavior known as allogrooming within social groups.

Cats have a unique vocalization called 'chirping' when observing birds.

They mark their territory by rubbing scent glands on surfaces.

Cats have a highly developed sense of smell.

Domestic cats can live up to 15 years or more.

They may exhibit 'kneading' behavior with their paws when content.

Cats are known for their curiosity and exploring behavior.

They are often depicted in various cultural and mythological contexts.

Cats may form hierarchies within multi-cat households.

Domestic cats may form hunting alliances with other cats in the neighborhood.

They have a flexible spine, allowing them to twist and turn in mid-air.

Cats may use different types of vocalizations, including meows, hisses, and growls.

They have a grooming tongue with tiny hook-like structures for cleaning fur.

Cats have a preference for warm and cozy places to rest.

They are known to bring 'gifts,' such as prey, to their owners.

Cats can rotate their ears independently to detect sounds from different directions.

They are skilled hunters, known for their stalking and pouncing techniques.

Cats have a natural instinct for climbing and perching.

They may knead soft surfaces as a comforting behavior.

Cats are believed to have been domesticated around 9,000 years ago.