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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, Domestic Cat Pictures, Domestic Cat Facts ...


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


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 ...

Domestic Housecat | Cats 101 | Animal Planet


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

Why All Cats Should Be Indoor Cats | Caring for Cats | Caring for ...


Cats allowed to roam outside unattended face more trials and tribulations than the ... When you consider all of the dangers lurking outside your house, it would ...

The Evolution of House Cats - Scientific American


Genetic and archaeological findings hint that wildcats became house cats earlier- -and in a different place--than previously thought.

Semi-domesticated? House cats not far removed from wild, genome ...


Nov 14, 2014 ... After 9000 years of living alongside humans, the lovable house cat remains only semi-domesticated.

domestic cat | mammal | Britannica.com


Jul 15, 2016 ... Domestic cat (Felis catus), also called house cat, domesticated member of the family Felidae, order Carnivora, and the smallest member of that ...

How Humans Created Cats - The Atlantic


Dec 16, 2013 ... But these bits of history did little to reveal how man and cat first reached ... Furthermore, modern genetics has shown that today's house cats are ...

House Cats' Wild Ancestor Found - Live Science


Jun 28, 2007 ... Domestic cats have been traced back to a single wild ancestor whose relatives still live in the remote deserts of the Middle East today.

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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Why House Cats Generally Don't Care (About You) - io9 - Gizmodo


Nov 27, 2014 ... House cats often appear aloof and indifferent toward their human companions. But it's not just an act — they actually don't care. A recent study ...

A Brief History of House Cats | History | Smithsonian


Jun 30, 2007 ... But the quips do illuminate a very real ambivalence in the long relationship between cats and humans, as this history of the house cat shows.

Are Cats Domesticated? - The New Yorker


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