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 ...
Oct 23, 2015 ... Ferris Jabr writes that recent genetic and archeological studies suggest that
house cats are wilder than we think.
Dec 23, 2015 ... 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 14, 2014 ... It may not surprise the average cat owner, but a team of researchers has
discovered that the genome of domestic mousers differs only slightly ...
Nov 11, 2014 ... Researchers comparing the genomes of domestic cats with that of wild felines
reveal the genetic underpinnings of domestication. It appears ...
Jul 24, 2014 ... They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. 21 per-cent of Americans have a
Cats (domestic cats) seem to date back to around ancient Egyptian times, when
they were worshiped and heralded as sacred animals to the Gods in Egypt.
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.