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Cats, one of the most popular pets in the world today, have been companions to human beings for thousands of years; as of 2015, there are more than 500 million domestic cats worldwide. Although domesticated, these home-l...

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Cats and people have a long history together, from Egyptian cat worship in ancient times to the animal's continued popularity as a household pet. As of 2015, there are more than 500 million domestic cats across the globe...

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Fun facts about lions include that they are the second largest cat species, they live in a pride and lionesses are the best hunters. Lions live for about 12 years and they can run up to 50 mph. Lions have loud roars that...

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The behaviors of domestic cats are a combined product of the domestication process and the natural instincts and tendencies of the cats' wild ancestors. Some cat behaviors are easily understood, such as their propensity ...

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Bengal cats were originally developed in 1963 when Jean S. Mill bred domestic cats with asian leopard cats. Because of this unique breeding, the Bengal is the only domestic cat that has rosettes similar to those found on...

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Cats have been the favorite pet in the United States since 1987, when the species overtook dogs, and, as of 2015, there are currently around 500 million domestic cats in the world. A group of adult cats is called a clowd...

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While wild cats such as the famously fleet-footed cheetah can reach incredible speeds of 70 miles per hour, domestic cats can hold their own with speeds of up to 30 miles per hour.

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