All about cats

What are domestic cats descended from

Domestic cats are descended from African wild cats, which lived in Africa and parts of Asia and Europe between 7 and 8 million years ago. These cats were the direct ancestors of modern domestic cats.

How do domestic cats smell?

Domestic cats have a strong-smelling musk. They also have a strong sense of smell. This is why they can smell mice, birds, and other animals from a long way away.

What can domestic cats not eat?

Domestic cats can not eat mice, fish, worms, snails, slugs, crayfish, other mammals, or birds. They can eat a few raw fish products.

Do domestic cats live longer than cats of other species?

Domestic cats have a longer life expectancy than other species. The oldest domestic cat ever recorded was 10.7 years old.

How much do domestic cats weigh?

Domestic cats weigh between 5 and 15 pounds (2.3 to 7.7 kg).

How long do domestic cats live?

Domestic cats can live between 10 and 15 years.

How fast do domestic cats grow?

Domestic cats grow very quickly, reaching full adult size after one year.

What is the life span of domestic cats?

The life span of domestic cats varies considerably. Some can live up to 15 years, whereas others can live only 10 years.

How do domestic cats behave?

Domestic cats are very independent and adventurous animals. They are very curious, and they like to explore. They like to play, but they often show affection toward people.

Why do domestic cats like to play?

Domestic cats like to play because it helps them to express their curiosity and their strength.

Are domestic cats good with other animals?

Domestic cats get along well with other animals. They can live together harmoniously if the other animal is treated well and if the cats have enough space.

What should I do with a domestic cat that does not like to play?

If a domestic cat does not play, it does not mean that it does not like to play. If the domestic cat does not like to play because it is older, or because its owner does not give it enough time, it is better to consult a veterinarian.

Can domestic cats be left alone?

Domestic cats should be left alone only when they are ill.

Why do domestic cats like to be stroked?

Domestic cats like to be stroked because it is a sign of affection.

Are domestic cats good pets?

Yes, domestic cats are very good pets. Although they are not very easy to deal with, they are very affectionate and lively.

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