Can We Guess Your Education Level Based on Your Knowledge of Cats?

Jody Mabry

Can you guess how many cats there are in the United States?

How many households in the U.S. own cats?

What is a group of cats called?

Humans sleep 30% of their life. How much do cats sleep?

Which of these do you think a cat can't taste?

What do cats meow at?

How long have domesticated cats been around?

Which of these is the only animal which domesticated itself? By, you know, just hanging around.

What are the fumiest YouTube videos?

Which of these is a common affliction in cats?

What is the biggest lie that cartoons taught us about cats?

What is the technical term for hairball?

Are cats south paws?

Are cats smart?

Why was it illegal to kill cats in Ancient Egypt?

Why did Pope Innocent VIII in the 15th-century order the killing of cats?

Which author was in love with Polydactyl cats?

Who invented the cat door?

Which is the strongest of a cat's senses?

Why do cats lick themselves?

Why don't cats like water?

Are cat owners more introverted than extroverted?

If you own a cat, how much more likely is it that you have a graduate degree?

Which Beatle do cat owners prefer?

Why do cats bring home a dead mouse?

Why is a cat not covering their poop?

What is the most money a person left to a cat in their will?

Which is the most popular cartoon cat?

What year was the oldest cat video on YouTube created?

How many different sounds can a cat make?

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About This Quiz

If your love of cats is as strong as catnip, this quiz is for you. As you answer the questions, we'll let the cat out of the bag with some fun facts to feed your appreciation of these furry friends.

For instance, you're not alone in adoring these majestic creatures because cats are the most popular house pet today. Historically they were even more popular. The ancient Egyptians held cats in the highest esteem, and the penalties for injuring or killing a cat were severe. What's more, the Egyptians worshipped a Cat Goddess, Bastet. This Cat Goddess was often represented as half feline, half woman. History also shows that cats' relationship with man began well before that time. Evidence suggests that cats were first domesticated in the Near East up to 12,000 years ago. 

If you have been observing the behaviors of your favorite feline, your answers will send you up the education ladder.  However, if you haven't pulled out a laser pointer or dangled a string in a while, this quiz will take you back to class to learn more about your purrrfect partner. Don't hold back your curiosity any longer. Take the quiz now. We don't want to kill any cats!


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