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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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

House Cats' Wild Ancestor Found - Live Science

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Jun 28, 2007 ... Credit: Ewan Macdonald. Domestic cats have been traced back to a single wild ancestor whose relatives still live in the remote deserts of the ...

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.

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.

Cats Available for Adoption - The Rescue House

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Rescue House kitties available for adoption. Click on the kitty's name for a picture (if avaialble) , description & their story.

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 ...

Cat domestication: Debate over hunting, tameness, docility, affection ...

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Jul 5, 2015 ... At the heart of the debate is the heart of our relationship with cats. ... wildlife enthusiasts—house cats hunt nearly as well as their wild ancestors.

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.

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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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House Cat Origin Traced to Middle Eastern Wildcat Ancestor

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Jun 28, 2007 ... House cats of all shapes and sizes are descended from a single wild ancestor— the Near Eastern wildcat—that still thrives today, a new DNA ...

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 ...

A Brief History of House Cats | History | Smithsonian

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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.