How many chromosomes does a cat have?


It has been proven that most cats have 38 chromosomes, that is 19 pairs of them. Some cat species in south America have been found to have 36 chromosomes in their cells. It is interesting to note that some cat species exist that their number of chromosomes is not known due to the rareness of those breeds and the difficult logistics involved in conducting the necessary tests.
1 Additional Answer Answer for: how many chromosomes does a cat have
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felis Species: Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus
Domestic cats, no matter their breed, are all members of one species. Felis catus has had a very long relationship with humans. Ancient Egyptians may have first domesticated cats as early as 4,000 years ago
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