The Reason Why the Chinese Failed in Domesticating the Wild Cat

Research indicates that about 5,500 years ago the leopard cat was domesticated in China. Approximately 4,500 years before that, in the Middle East, the North African wildcat was domesticated. The domestication of the North African wildcat led to the domestic … please continue reading

Are Domestic Cats Going to Emulate Dogs and Become Lazy Thinkers?

Cat intelligence

Researchers at Oregon State University have concluded that the 30,000 year domestication of the dog has resulted in man’s best friend being unable to think for himself. The domestic dog has become a lazy thinker and in short, stupid. Or … please continue reading

11,000-year-old close relationship between a human and a cat

There is only one well documented example of a close relationship between a human and a cat from about 11,000 years ago. It is, we believe, the earliest known example of the domestic cat. Authors writing about cats, tend to … please continue reading