The cat with the most pronounced ‘ticked’ coat
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The cat with the most pronounced ‘ticked coat’ is the jaguarundi, a small wild cat species. The picture of a jaguarundi on this page illustrates this extraordinarily ticked coat. The cat fancy (domestic cat breeders) use the term ‘ticked’ to … please continue reading

The cat was first domesticated in…
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Fertile Crescent showing Cyprus

The cat was first domesticated in the Fertile Crescent which is a large crescent shaped area encompassing modern day countries such as Israel, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Iraq and Kuwait. The earliest domestic cat is believed to date from around 7,500 BC, found in Cyprus which is an island adjacent to the eastern sector of the Fertile Crescent. please continue reading