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Long before the internet, cats charmed Stone Age humans

08:28 EDT 19 Jun 2017 | Yahoo News

Long before the internet, cats charmed Stone Age humansLong before they conquered ancient Egypt, cats seduced Stone Age farmers who launched the worldwide feline takeover of human homes and hearts, a DNA study showed Monday. The first wildcat to travel abroad, and the forefather of domestic cats today, was Felis silvestris lybica -- a small, striped Middle-Eastern sub-species that went on to colonise the entire world, the research revealed. "The cat's worldwide conquest began during the Neolithic period," the study authors wrote.


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