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19/06/2017 Study traces first domestic cats back 9000 years

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DNA Shows Early Spread of Cats in Human World

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Where Do Domestic Cats Come From?

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The Wonderful World of Cats - HD Nature Wildlife Documentary

An international team of scientists revealed that all domestic cats are descended from one rodent-catching African subspecies, first tamed by Near East farmers 9 000 years ago. The researchers used genetic material from mummified cats in Egypt and remains from Viking graveyards and stone age sites.
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