Cats with only one eye supposedly bring good luck. Upon seeing one you are supposed to spit on your thumb, jab it into the palm of your hand, and make a wish.
The nose pad of a cat is ridged in a pattern that is unique, just like the fingerprint of a human.
When a cat chases its prey, it keeps its head level. Dogs and humans bob their heads up and down.
Once upon a time nursemaids were ordered to stand constant watch over babies at it was believed that cats might creep into nurseries to steal their breath.
In the Italian version of Cinderella, the fairy godmother figure was actually a cat.
When Indonesians want it to rain, they just pour some water over a cat's back.
Years ago in Holland’s embassy in Russia, some staff noticed that the 2 Siamese cats who lived there would at certain times claw and meow at the walls. Eventually the wall were investigated, and a nest of mice was expected. However instead, they discovered microphones hidden by Russian spies. The cats heard the microphones each time they were turned on.
The ship's cat on the RMS Empress of Ireland was an orange tabby cat named Emmy who never missed a voyage. However, on May 28, 1914, Emmy tried to escape the ship. The crew could not coax her aboard and the Empress left without her. She was reportedly last seen on the roof of the shed at Pier 27, watching her ship sail out of Quebec City. Early the next morning the Empress collided with the SS Storstad while steaming through fog at the mouth of the St. Lawrence river and rapidly sank, killing over 1,000 people.