5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Cats. With the American cat population hovering around 75 million, it’s clear that cats are one of the country’s favorite pets. Despite their popularity, though, there’s a lot that most people don’t know about domesticated felines. Here are five fascinating facts about cats that will help you be a better-informed and more conscientious pet owner.
1. Cats hardly ever meow at one another. The familiar meow is a sound reserved almost exclusively for cat-human interaction; it is extremely rare for one cat to meow at another. Instead, they rely on looks, touching and scents for cat-to-cat communication. If your cat meows, you should assume that it is speaking directly to you.