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Cats Domesticated Themselves: Of course they did!

Though everyone might not agree on cats’ perfection, felines are among the most popular pets in the world today, with approximately 74 million cats living in U.S. homes.

The cat has long been important to human societies as a pest-control agent, object of symbolic value and companions. However, recent evidence from feline DNA shows they took their time domesticating themselves.

 

Article     |     Scientific Publication (Open Access)

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Nicci is the founder & owner of award-winning independent pet store NorthPoint Pets & Company, in Cheshire Connecticut as well as the Founder & CEO of Undogmatic Inc.

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