kitten or an adult cat
It is still not known exactly when exactly cats (Félis silvéstris cátus) began to live next to a person. Scientists talk about more than ten thousand years of successful partnership between humans and perfect predators – cat-like rodent hunters. The partnership between humans and the ancestors of the modern cat began with the transition of people to a settled life, the emergence of food storages and the need to protect them from mice and rats. For cats, the high concentration of rodent pests in human settlements, on the contrary, was very profitable, because cats could hunt in a small area with a high degree of efficiency – while at the same time benefiting people, and therefore without causing aggression against them. Gradually, the cat became one of the most important pets, and today it shares the first place in popularity with a dog.
For a long time of domestication, the wildlife of cats has not changed much. The physiology, anatomy and psychology of cats are still very similar to their ancestors – some of the most effective predators in the world. To create your cat comfortable living conditions in the house, while taking care of the health and well-being of the animal, it is important to know some rules. We will talk about them in this article. Continue reading