Persian cat with lion cut on hind legs

Persian cat with lion cut on hind legs. Picture in public domain.

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This is an interesting combination: lion cut and going bipedal. The lion cut appears to have grown out a bit.

It is an example of control over domestic cats but no matter how human a domestic cat looks, and this cat certainly looks human in his or her behaviour at that moment, in his head he is still the wild cat from which the first domestic cats were domesticated around 10,000 years ago.