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31) What is the smallest breed of cat?

Noted for its large eyes and ears, brown ticked coat and blunt tail, a Singapura can weigh as little as 4 lbs.

32) What Catholic Pope condemned cats as evil?

During the Spanish Inquisition, Pope Innocent VIII condemned cats as evil and thousands of cats were destroyed. Unfortunately, the widespread killing of cats led to an explosion of the rat population, which exacerbated the effects of the Black Death.

33) How many hours do cats sleep each day?

Cats usually sleep 16 to 20 hours a day. For very young and very old cats, it's near the upper end of the range, and newborns sleep almost 24/7.

34) How did ancient Egyptians mourn when a family cat died?

when a cat died, ancient Egyptian households would go into mourning as if for a human relative, and would often shave their eyebrows to signify their loss. The cat would then be mummified and buried along with provisions such as milk, mice and rats.

35) How old was the world's oldest cat?

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, the world's oldest cat was Creme Puff who died at the age of 38 years and 3 days.

36) How many kittens can a single pair of cats and their offspring produce in 7 years?

In just seven years, a single pair of cats and their offspring could produce a staggering total of 370,000 kittens!

37) How many whiskers does a cat have?

Cats typically have about 24 whiskers on their muzzle, 12 on each side.

38) What was the name of Geppetto's cat in Disney's Pinocchio?

Figaro is probably best known as the pet cat of Mister Geppetto and Pinocchio, but he has also starred independently in a number of Disney shorts, as the pet cat of Minnie Mouse.

39) How many people are bitten by cats in the U.S. each year?

According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention) an estimated 400,000 people a year are bitten by cats.

40) What do cats have on their front legs, but not on their hind legs?

Generally a dewclaw grows on the inside of each front leg but not on either hind leg. Wild cats use the dewclaw in hunting, where it provides an additional claw with which to catch and hold prey.