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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 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 ...

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

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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 ...

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.

House Cats | Cat Health | Kittens and more...

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LoveToKnow Cats is dedicated to promoting responsible pet care by offering articles and the latest information your cat. Learn about different breeds, and find  ...

domestic cat | mammal | Britannica.com

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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 ...

House Cats' Wild Ancestor Found - LiveScience

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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.

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.

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

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

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

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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 ...

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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 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 ...

A Brief History of House Cats | History | Smithsonian

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Jun 30, 2007 ... A Brief History of House Cats. It may be that "nobody owns a cat," but scientists now say the popular pet has lived with people for 12,000 years.

The Evolution of House Cats - Scientific American

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