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Thomas Edison reportedly made the first viral cat video, and 35 other cat facts

Did you know that Charles Dickens once asked "what greater gift" there was than the love of a cat?

That's just one of the surprising cat facts in this week's video from our friends at Mental Floss. In the video, host John Green discusses 36 interesting cat facts. Among the other entries include the fact that Ernest Hemingway once had a six-toed cat, and Thomas Edison allegedly made the first viral cat video by recording two cats fighting in a boxing ring.

For all of the cat facts, check out the video below. --Meghan DeMaria