cat domestication

Would you want this cat in your home?

I am asking the question about a forty pound serval. The cat that you see in the photograph on this…

4 days ago

Did cats domesticate themselves?

The question in the title has been asked before but I'm asking it again now because National Geographic has just…

1 month ago

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 months ago

Are Pallas cats dangerous?

Conclusion Are Pallas cats dangerous? If you handle one which is unsocialised without protection they are potentially dangerous because they…

2 months 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…

2 months 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…

2 months ago

Why are domestic cats different colors?

I feel confident enough to state that there can only be one reason why domestic cats have different coat colours…

3 months ago

Cats are ideal pets now with one flaw but what about the future?

Domestic cats are already adapting to modern human living but what about the long term future, the 22nd and 23rd…

4 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…

4 months ago

Are African wildcats friendly?

The answer is, Yes and No. By default they are not friendly because they are held back by fear and…

5 months ago