Even Ultimate Cat Lovers Don’t Know These Feline Facts!

Cats have their own kingdom of fans all across the globe and on the Internet. But surprisingly, not very many people have them as pets. Of the 74 million cats in the United States, less than half are actually owned as pets! As it turns out, people don’t know much about cats as they think they do, despite how popular they are as animals. These cat facts will make you look at your cat differently next time you see them.

Have you ever felt like your cat has a personality all their own? There’s a scientific reason for that!

Your Cat Is Definitely Ignoring You

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Mark Large – WPA Pool / Getty Images

It turns out that all those times you’ve called out to your cat and they’ve failed to respond, it’s because they’ve been straight-up ignoring you. Cats are attuned to the sound of their owner’s voice, but sometimes they just don’t care enough to respond.

Studies have shown that cats will either move their head or their ears when they hear a voice, regardless of whether it came from their owner or not.