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Watch A Rare Video Of Two-Faced Kitten
The cat, with an extra mouth, nose, and pair of eyes, likely suffered from a rarely seen genetic mutation.
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Cats Domesticated Themselves, Ancient DNA Shows
A comprehensive survey of cat genes suggests that even after felines wandered into our lives, they remained largely unchanged for thousands of years.
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Here’s What Your Cat’s Tail is Trying to Tell You
Experts talk cat behaviour—from tail tells, to stealing, to the speedy exits known as “zoomies.”
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After April the Giraffe’s Calf Is Born, See 5 Dramatic Animal Births
Live-streamed eagles, calves dropping to the ground and rare wildcat birth membranes all feature in our most jaw-dropping animal birth videos.
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Peek Inside Cat Mummies With New X-ray Images
Turns out there's more than one way to scan a cat.
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Surprising Things You Never Knew About Your Cat
For starters, our pet felines' personalities are linked to their colour.
About Cats

Cats are known to be companion animals for humans and they are utilised for their ability to hunt vermin and thus are well suited to the home as a domesticated animal. 

Cats have a distinct powerful, flexible and agile body allowing them to leap to great heights relative to their size while they also still display claws and teeth capable of killing and consuming smaller animals.

Cats while largely domesticated will still display instincts to hunt and stalk their prey.

As a result of their high capacity to breed and ability to thrive within the wild, large wild cat populations have increased throughout the world which has proven disastrous to a number of fragile ecosystems. Often cats will kill and consume the native wildlife of a given area, and are known to have contributed to the extinction of up to as many as 33 different species of bird.

 

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