Tagged: cat domestication

New Stone Age when the cat was first domesticated

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. As Dr Morris says ‘there would have been no taming of the cat before...

We live with a predator

Should we be living with a predator?

I’m going to play devil’s advocate. Don’t get me wrong, I am very much for the domestic cat and the domestic cat’s welfare but it does occur to me that we are living with...


THE FIRST HOUSE CATS – Photo montage: copyright Ruth The first time people had cats was about 9,000 years ago. People know this because when a cat died 9,000 years ago it was buried...

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