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Informative Tumblr Thread On How Cats Became Domesticated

Ever wonder how cats became domesticated? Or why on Earth humans decided to bring in the adorable and small predators into our homes in the first place? You've come to the right place! 

Tumblr user, Koryos, who studies animal behavior, has written this extremely informative post about how the once-mighty predatory now sits indoors pampered. 

It's actually quite fascinating and Koryos has done a wonderful job of explaining it so well!

Get ready to learn!  

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    Mouse - koryos CATS let's talk about housecats and how fucking weird they are evolutionarily/anthropologically like who thought it was a good idea to have tiny malicious predators in our homes anyways????? (not us actually) are they even domesticated????!?? (yes) do they even feel LOVE???????!!? (yes) LET'S LEARN ABOUT CATS "you ready 2 learn punk" PART ONE: WHAT CIRCLE OF HELL DID CATS EVEN COME FROM Housecats are the most popular pet in the world, and there are about 600 million of them on ear
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    Roar - the most feared hunter in all the land "Okay Koryos," you say, furrowing your sweaty, vaguely mottled brow, "that's a cute picture of a sleepy domestic kitty, but where's the terrifying feral ancestor?" I'm not joking. That picture up there is a wild animal, Felis sylvestris. Maybe it will become more apparent if I can get her to open her mouth. "i am completely different animal from a housecat my canines are slightly longerrrrrrr!" Ah the wildcat. Specifically, the African wildcat, as ye
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