-Cats also known as Felis silvestris catus

-There are more than seventy breeds of cats

-Cats are one of the few completely domesticated animals

-Silvester the cat from looney toons gets his name from cats latin name Felis Silvestris

-Cats are believed to have been domesticated in ancient Egypt around 7,500 B.C.

-Cats are active in both day and night; taking small “cat naps” throught the day.

-Cats hunt small prey like birds, rats, and mice, because of this they have been historically used as a form of pest control

-Young cats, especially kittens love to play. This serves an important purpose as their playful actions actual mimic hunting further preparing them for adulthood