Some Fun Facts to Know About the Average Cat Owner

BOB's Blog

Blog > BOB's Blog > Some Fun Facts to Know About the Average Cat Owner

Some Fun Facts to Know About the Average Cat Owner

Happy National Cat Day!

It's National Cat Day! How are you celebrating? We're guessing by spending some time with your cat, right? In honor of today's festivities we thought we'd share a few facts about the average cat owner.

  1. A new survey shows that the average cat owner spends 19 hours and 32 minutes a week with their pet. That's 1,016 hours a year. 
  2. Who else likes talking to their cat? Apparently 75% of people talk to their cats as a form of therapy. 
  3. Pets are considered family to 84% of people.
  4. Cats are our friends too, aren't they? 66% of cat owners say they prefer to spend time with their cat instead of their friends. 
  5. If you're thinking about your cat right now, what's your favorite quality about them? Is it their loyalty or playfulness? Well, you're not alone. Cat owners say that those are their favorite characteristics about their four-legged friend, including how kind and gentle they are!
  6. Adopting a cat is extremely common. 51% of cat owners have rescued at least a cat at least once from animal shelters and cat-rescue organizations.
  7. If you're a cat owner, then you definitely own some cat-themed items. Whether it's bed sheets, cat calendars, or cat-printed clothes, these are the highest rated items purchased from cat lovers. 
  8. Do you take your cat everywhere your go? 65% of say they've traveled with their pet.

 

Photo: Shutterstock

BOB's Blog
An extra hour added to your day seems like it can be beneficial, but is it? Daylight Saving Time, or DST, is a...
BOB's Blog
If you had the chance to stay in Stephen King’s home, would you? Well, now you have that option. The acclaimed...
BOB's Blog
It's Halloween season, which means you've probably hit the candy aisle at your local grocery store a handful of...
BOB's Blog
It’s been less than a week since Tropical Storm Imelda brought significant rain to parts of southeast Texas and...
BOB's Blog
The Cars lead singer Ric Ocasek died in his townhouse on Sunday. The New York Police Department responded to a...