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The first domestic cats of North America

At what date can we say that the domestic cat existed in North America? I think it's an important subject…

2 weeks ago

Evidence that wildcats lived with humans in Poland 7,000 years ago

This story confirms, in my view, that semi-domesticated wildcats travelled with migrants from the Eastern Mediterranean to other parts of…

3 weeks ago

Humans should have domesticated an intelligent herbivore?

It seems incongruous that for thousands of years humans have shared their homes with fearsome predators. I am referring to…

4 weeks ago

Cats may have been first domesticated 14,500 years ago

A recent study published in the journal Scientific Reports has come to the conclusion that the domestication of the cat…

3 months ago

How did the cat become domesticated?

For a long time, people believed that the first cat was domesticated in ancient Egypt about 3,500 years ago. There…

3 months ago

Why are big cats like lions and tigers stronger than big dogs and wolves, but domestic dogs are stronger than domestic cats?

The answer to this question is actually straightforward. Because of circumstance and because the Near Eastern wildcat can be domesticated,…

1 year ago

How can cats be so loving yet vicious?

How can cats be so loving yet vicious? We are obviously referring to domestic cats. You can answer the question…

2 years ago

Why was the cat domesticated?

Why was the cat domesticated? The advent of farming was the reason why the wild cat came to be domesticated.…

2 years ago

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…

6 years ago

THE FIRST HOUSE CATS

THE FIRST HOUSE CATS - Photo montage: copyright RuthThe first time people had cats was about 9,000 years ago. People…

8 years ago