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What is the habitat of a cat?

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Cats are animals that do not have a specific habitat that is suited to them and their habitats can often change; they are referred to as a cosmopolitan species. Cats are able to adapt to a variety of environments including forests, deserts, urban and the homes of humans.

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What is the habitat of a cat?
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Cats are among the most common pets in the world and are kept as pets on nearly every continent of the Earth. They are regarded as loyal and simple to care for animals, making them ideal pets. Due to their adaption abilities, cats can easily adjust from an outside living environment to an indoor home environment surrounded by humans. Cats that are kept as pets are not solitary animals and prefer to be around other cats.

Cats are carnivorous animals that prefer to prey on food that they intend to eat. They are able to survive on smaller animals, such as mice, in the wild. They can be fed commercial cat food when they are in a home environment, but they are particularly helpful in homes that have a large instance of small rodents. Female cats are generally smaller than male cats. They can have several periods of heat throughout the year and most cats live to be between 12 and 15 years old.

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