The History of Domestic Cats

An informative video from the good series, SciShow:

It discusses several points I have read previously, such as:

Origins of the Domestic Cat

the progenitors of today’s cats split from their wild counterparts more than 100,000 years ago – much earlier than once thought…
The earliest archaeological evidence of cat domestication dates back 9,500 years, when cats were thought to have lived alongside humans in settlement sites in Cyprus.

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