I IZ DOMESTIK CAT
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Although evidence for cats hanging around people has been found as long ago as 7200 BC (when cats were imported with a lot of other animals to the Greek island of Cyprus), most scholars pick the Egyptian civilization of about 4,000 years ago as the period of the permanent domestication of the wily feline critter some of us are so fond of.
Want to learn more? Here is some of the latest information on the evidence and theories of the domesticated cat.