The Ultimate Cat Fancy Quiz
Cats have enjoyed unprecedented popularity in the Internet age. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the cat throughout history and today.
Where do scientists believe that cats were first domesticated?
The ancient Egyptians commonly mummified house cats.
How long do scientists believe that the Egyptians have kept cats as pets?
- 3,000 years
- 6,000 years
- 9,000 years
Cats did not reach the Far East until the past 2,000 years.
All domestic cats are descended from a Middle Eastern wild cat known as Felis silvestris.
Who declared black cats to be incarnations of the devil?
- Pope Leo I
- Pope George V
- Pope Gregory IX
It takes longer for a black cat to get adopted from the shelter than a non-black cat.
How old was the oldest cat who ever lived?
- 23 years
- 29 years
- 38 years
What percent of their DNA do tigers and domestic cats share?
- 90 percent
- 93 percent
- 96 percent
What is so special about the cats owned by author Ernest Hemingway?
- They lived longer than average.
- They had extra toes.
- They were extremely large.
How many toes does the average cat have on its back foot?
Grumpy Cat is a girl.
What kind of cat is an exotic?
What is a group of kittens called?
What was the most popular name for cats in 2015?
Cats spend 30 to 50 percent of their day grooming.
Some cats don't respond at all to catnip.
Your cat can be allergic to you.
Cats only spend about 35 percent of their time awake.
Purring is always a sign of pleasure.
Cats can only meow while exhaling.
When is the prime age period for building friendships between cats and dogs?
- 2 to 9 weeks
- 12 to 24 weeks
- 6 to 9 months
How fast can a cat run?
Cats who are let outside rarely roam very far from home.
At what age can a female cat become pregnant?
How many kittens are in the average litter?
How many kittens were in the largest litter ever born?
Cats have no sense of taste for sweet things.
What percentage of owned cats in the U.S. are spayed or neutered?
- 31 percent
- 51 percent
- 91 percent
How many stray cats are there in the U.S.?
- 40 million
- 70 million
- 90 million