The domestic cat (Latin: Felis catus) or the feral cat (Latin: Felis silvestris catus) is
a small, typically furry, carnivorous mammal. They are often called house cats ...
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 ...
Sep 8, 2015 ... There are more than 30 different breeds of domestic cat and it is believed that all
originated from the African Wildcat. Domestication is thought ...
Jul 15, 2016 ... Felis catus domesticated member of the family Felidae, order Carnivora, and the
smallest member of that family. Like all felids, domestic cats ...
Apr 30, 2015 ... There is little genetic difference between a tabby and a wild cat, so scientists
think the house cat is only domestic when it wants to be.
Nov 11, 2014 ... Researchers comparing the genomes of domestic cats with that of wild felines
reveal the genetic underpinnings of domestication. It appears ...
Nov 10, 2014 ... A team has found the genetic changes leading to the domestication of the cat,
some of which are associated with reward seeking and fear ...
The modern day cat was permanently domesticated about 4000 years ago, in
Egypt; but archaeologists say it may have been closer to 10000 years ago.
Jan 26, 2016 ... If true, this would indicate that cats were domesticated more than once—in China,
and 5000 years earlier in the Middle East. It would also ...
Dec 17, 2013 ... A Study of 5000-year-old cat bones shows that felines were first domesticated in
the village of Quanhucun, China.