The domestic cat is a small, usually furry, domesticated, and carnivorous mammal. It is often called the housecat when kept as an indoor pet, or simply the cat when there is no need to distinguish it from other felids and felines. Cats are valued by humans for companionship and their ability to hunt vermin and household pests. Personally, I also find them really adorable.
52% of owners own more than one cat. Most Popular Female Cat Names: On average, owners have Chloe two cats (2.2) Bella More female cats are Lucy owned than male cats (80% Kitty Princess vs. 65%respectively) 21% of owned cats were Most Popular Male Cat Names: adopted from an animal Max shelter Tiger Cats sleep for an average of Smokey sixteen hours a day. This Oliver means that two thirds of its Charlie life are spent in the land of nod.
63% of Australian households own pets Although dog households outnumber cat households, there are more cats than dogs in Australia. Cat owners tend to have more animals than dog owners on average - 2.1 cats compared with 1.5 dogs per household. In 70% of feline households, cats are allowed to lie on the furniture. In 40% of canine households, dogs are allowed to do so. In 65% of cat-owning households, cats are permitted to sleep at night on some family members bed compared with 39% of dogs
Pet Ownership by Groups: Total pet Own dog Own cat owner % % %18- to 49-year-olds 58 50 3550- to 64-year-olds 57 43 2965 years and older 43 33 17
Since 2005, cats have become a popular subject on the internet. "LOLcats" are image macros consisting of humorous photos of cats with superimposed text written in a form of broken english. The LOLcat meme gained much of its traction through the weekly ritual of "Caturday" in imageboards and weblogs. "I Can Has Cheezburger?" is the most famous weblog featuring LOLcats. On June 12th, 2007, Time Magazine published an article about the LOLcat phenomenon, reporting that a Google search for “LOLcat” already yielded over 3.3 million results and that the webiste I Can Has Cheezburger was receiving 200-500 submissions per day. On December 4th, 2009, Entertainment Weekly ranked LOLcats as #99 in a list of the “100 Greatest Movies, TV Shows and More.