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 ...
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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 ...
Oct 23, 2015 ... Ferris Jabr writes that recent genetic and archeological studies suggest that
house cats are wilder than we think.
Jun 30, 2007 ... In the United States, cats are the most popular house pet, with about 90 million
domesticated cats slinking around 34 percent of U.S. homes.
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...