All Cats Begin With Felis Sylvestris…I Thought I Saw A Puddy Cat!

By  | November 6, 2018 | Filed under: Interesting Facts, News

felissilvestris-400-279x300Recent studies show that domestic cats are all descendants of one species, . It’s an incredible cat fact that all the different breeds of cats in the world are from one species that was domesticated in the Near East nearly 12,000 years ago! As humans developed agricultural societies, it’s likely that cats became helpful in controlling rodent populations.

The love affair of Egyptians and cats is perhaps one of the best-known cat facts in history. Some gods were portrayed as cats in Ancient Egypt. Cat owners in Egypt were even mummified with their cats so that they would have their pets with them in the afterlife. Some cat owners today still treat their pets like gods!

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