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Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Species: Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus
Cats, in various forms and sizes, occur naturally world-wide except Australasia and oceanic islands. The house cat, Felis catus or Felis silvestris catus, was domesticated in the eastern Mediterranean c. 3000 years ago.
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Cat - Wikipedia

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The domestic cat (Latin: Felis catus) is a small, typically furry, carnivorous mammal. They are often called house cats when kept as indoor pets or simply cats ...

Domestic Cats, Domestic Cat Pictures, Domestic Cat Facts ...

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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 ...

domestic cat | mammal | Britannica.com

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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 ...

Domestic Cat and Kitten Facts, cat photos, cat news, cat videos ...

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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 ...

How Cats Became Domesticated | IFLScience

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Nov 11, 2014 ... Researchers comparing the genomes of domestic cats with that of wild felines reveal the genetic underpinnings of domestication. It appears ...

11 Ways Big Cats Are Just Like Domestic Cats | Mental Floss

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Mar 3, 2016 ... Just how much do big cats have in common with the tabby in your home? We asked Susan Bass, director of publicity at Big Cat Rescue in ...

Felidae - Wikipedia

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Felidae is the family of cats. A member of this family is also called a felid. Living cats belong to ... This character state, however, is not related to the rosettes found on big cats. Domestic cat...

How closely related is a domestic cat to a lion? | Reference.com

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Though they are different in many ways, including levels of hostility to humans and overall body size, domestic cats and wild cats such as tigers actually share ...