- While not everyone can agree, there are from 43-73 different types of cat breeds
- Average age for domesticated cats is 12 years
(1) Varies based on actual breed, diet, lifestyle and access to routine medical care
(2) Indoor/Outdoor cats generally live shorter live spans (as small as 3-5 years) due to injuries and outdoor hazards
(3) Link to break down by breeds: https://www.petcarerx.com/article/the-average-lifespan-of-a-cat-breed-by-breed-chart/1698
- Healthy adult cats are in deep sleep 15 percent of their lives. They are in light sleep 50 percent of the time. That leaves just 35 percent awake time, or roughly 6-8 hours a day
- A female kitten can become pregnant as young as 4 months of age a reason early spaying and neutering is so important!
- Many plants we come into contact with on a daily basis are toxic dangerous for cats (especially different types of lilies)
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