1. Cats spend 70% of the day sleeping.
2. Exotics are the most popular breed in the US.
3. For 20 years, the mayor of Talkeetna, a small town in Alaska , was a cat.
4. In 2013, a cat ran for a mayor in Mexico.
6. Cats can't taste sweet things.
7. Cats can, however, distinguish flavors in water.
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8. The longest living cat ever died at the age of 38.
9. The richest cat in the world inherited $12.5 million when its owner passed away.
10. Purring actually improves bone density and promotes healing within a cat.
11. But cats don't just purr when they're content, they also purr when they're under duress, or when they're injured.
12. Many female cats are right-handed (right-pawed?) while many male cats favor their left paw.
13. A cat can jump about six times its own height.
14. Structurally, a cat's brain is about 90% similar to a human's brain. They're intelligent, but most of the time, they can't be bothered to express their emotions.
15. Of all its senses, a cat's strongest is its hearing. They hear about four times as well as a human.
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