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.
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 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.
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 ...
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 ...
Jul 24, 2014 ... They come in all shapes, sizes, and colors. 21 per-cent of Americans have a
Genetic and archaeological findings hint that wildcats became house cats earlier-
-and in a different place--than previously thought.