Amazing things to know about canines and felines

We humans may think we know our canine and feline companions quite well as they have coexisted with us for millennia.

Stay tuned for further information regarding the interesting background and research of these animals.

According to Encyclopaedia Britannica, domestic cats have been around for about 10,000 years, and you can find them on every continent except Antarctica.

The University of Leuven found that all domestic cat breeds are descended from Felis silvestris lybica, an African wildcat.

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Cats were likely domesticated by farmers to drive rats from grain supplies, according to the study.

A 2013 Washington University in St. Louis study found cat domestication in China dates back over 5,000 years.

Old Chinese cat goddess Li Shou was associated with fertility and pest control.