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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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Felis catus domesticated member of the family Felidae, order Carnivora, and the smallest member of that family. Like all felids, domestic cats are characterized ...

Domestic Housecat | Cats 101 | Animal Planet

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Jul 24, 2014 ... They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. 21 per-cent of Americans have a domestic housecat.

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 ...

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Aug 27, 2015 ... Wonderful World Of Cats - Domestic Cats Documentary - History Channel HD The Domestic Cats is a small, often furry, tamed, as well as ...

Cat History and Domestication - Commensal Relationship

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Oct 11, 2016 ... The modern cat (Felis silvestris catus) was domesticated from one of five separate wild cats: the Sardinian wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica), the ...

Ask Smithsonian: Are Cats Domesticated? | At the Smithsonian ...

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Apr 30, 2015 ... In this one-minute video, Ask Smithsonian host Eric Schulze investigates the surprising history and science behind today's house cat.

A Brief History of House Cats | History | Smithsonian

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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.

Will Purr for Treats: How Cats Became Domesticated - Live Science

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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 ...

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Cats
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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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 ...

Are Cats Domesticated? - The New Yorker

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Oct 23, 2015 ... Ferris Jabr writes that recent genetic and archeological studies suggest that house cats are wilder than we think.

Are Cats Truly Domesticated? Or Are They Really Wild ... - Slate

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Jul 5, 2015 ... “There's no difference between a domesticated cat and a domesticated anything else,” says Greger Larson, an evolutionary biologist at the ...