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    • Cat

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      Felis silvestris catus (subjective synonym)Felis catus domestica (invalid junior synonym) The domestic cat (Latin: Felis catus) is a small, typically furry, carnivorous mammal. They are often called house cats when kept as indoor pets or simply cats when there is no need to distinguish them from other felids and felin ... Read »


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    • Ailurophobia

    • Ailurophobia is a type of specific phobia: the persistent, irrational fear of cats. The name comes from the Greek αἴλουρος (ailouros), "cat" and φόβος (phóbos), "fear". Other names include felinophobia, elurophobia, and cat phobia. The phobia manifests itself in differen ... Read »


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    • Cabbit

    • A cabbit is a fictional hybrid between a cat and a rabbit. They have appeared in fiction and fantasy stories including Japanese anime and manga, and have also been dubiously purported to have been observed in the wild. Most if not all observations are attributable to either misidentified Manx cats or outright hoaxes. ... Read »


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    • Cat anatomy

    • Cat anatomy

      The anatomy of the domestic cat is similar to that of other members of the genus Felis. Cats have highly specialized teeth for the killing of prey and the tearing of meat. The premolar and first molar, together the carnassial pair are located on each side of the mouth. These teeth efficiently function to shear meat li ... Read »


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    • Cat lady

    • A cat lady is a single woman, often a , who owns many pet cats. The term is usually considered pejorative, though it is sometimes embraced. They can have problems relating to other people, and they may substitute cats for personal relationships. Women who have cats have long been associated with the concept of spi ... Read »


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    • Cat meat

    • Cat meat is meat prepared from domestic cats for human consumption. Some countries eat cat meat regularly, whereas others have only consumed cat meat in desperation during wartime or poverty. Prehistoric human feces have contained bones from the wild cat of Africa. In some cultures of Cameroon, there is a special ... Read »


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    • Cat predation on wildlife

    • Cats hunt small prey, and both feral and domesticated cats prey on wildlife. This is sometimes seen as a desirable phenomenon, such as in the case of barn cats and other cats kept for the purposes of pest control. In other cases, the effect of cats on wildlife is met with concern. For thousands of years, cats have ... Read »


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    • Cat senses

    • Cat senses are adaptations that allow cats to be highly efficient predators. Cats have acute sight, hearing and smell, and their sense of touch is enhanced by long whiskers that protrude from their heads and bodies. These senses allow cats to hunt effectively in dim light and at night. Cats, like dogs and many oth ... Read »


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    • Cat training

    • Cat training is the process of modifying a domestic cat's behavior for entertainment or companionship purposes. Training is commonly used to reduce unwanted or problematic behaviors in domestic cats, to enhance interactions between humans and pet cats, and to allow them to coexist comfortably. There are various methods ... Read »


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    • Cat-burning

    • Cat burning was a form of zoosadistic entertainment in France prior to the 1800s. In this form of entertainment, people would gather dozens of cats in a net and hoist them high into the air from a special bundle onto a bonfire. In the medieval and early modern periods, cats, which were associated with vanity and witchc ... Read »


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    • Cats in ancient Egypt

    • Cats (Felis silvestris catus), known in ancient Egypt as "Mau", were considered sacred in ancient Egyptian society. Based on recent DNA comparisons of living species, it has been estimated that cats were first domesticated from the Middle Eastern subspecies of the wildcat about 10,000 years ago in the Fertile Crescent. ... Read »


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    • Cattery

    • A cattery is where cats are commercially housed. Catteries come in two varieties - boarding catteries and breeding catteries. A boarding cattery is where cats are housed temporarily, when they cannot stay at their owners' home. Boarding catteries (cat boarding kennels) are mostly used by owners who are away on ho ... Read »


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    • Crumbs and Whiskers

    • Crumbs and Whiskers

      Crumbs and Whiskers is a small business which operates cat cafés, or coffeehouses that feature cats as an attraction, in Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles, California. Crumbs and Whiskers opened its first cat café in Washington on June 20, 2015; this was the first cat café to open in the Washington metropolitan ... Read »


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    • Cultural depictions of cats

    • The cultural depiction of cats and their relationship to humans is as old as civilization and stretches back over 9,500 years. Cats have figured in the history of many nations, are the subject of legend and are a favorite subject of artists and writers. Cats were originally domesticated because they hunted mice th ... Read »


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    • Deaf white cat

    • Deaf white cats are domestic cats with a pure white coat. Some all-white cats suffer from congenital deafness caused by a degeneration of the inner ear. This condition can occur in cats with yellow, green and blue irises, although the chances of deafness are dramatically increased with blue irises. In white cats with m ... Read »


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    • Exotic felines as pets

    • A pet exotic feline, also called pet wild cat or pet non-domestic cat, is a member of the Felidae family (excluding the house cat and hybrids thereof) kept as an exotic pet. Hybrids of the domestic cat with non-domestic species (e. g. the Bengal cat or the Savannah cat) are not normally considered wild cats. While ... Read »


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    • Fel d 1

    • Fel d 1

      Fel d 1 is a protein that in cats is encoded by the CH1 (chain 1/Fel d 1-A) and CH2 (chain 2/Fel d 1-B) genes. Fel d 1, produced largely in cat saliva and sebaceous glands, is the primary allergen present on cats and kittens. Fel d 1 is also produced by cat skin itself. The protein is of an unknown function to the ani ... Read »


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    • Felinology

    • Felinology is the study of cats. The term is of Latin-Greek origin and comes from the Latin word felinus (of cats, feline) and the Greek -logos (science). Felinology is concerned with studying the anatomy, genetics, physiology, and breeding of domestic and wild cats. ... Read »


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    • Feral cat

    • A feral cat is a cat that has been born to other ferals or from stray cats as opposed to domesticated cats. These ferals are unaccustomed to human interaction. Feral cats are usually considered to be distinct from stray cats, which are socialized cats who no longer live in homes, but could potentially be reintroduced s ... Read »


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    • Cat gap

    • The cat gap is a period in the fossil record of approximately 25 to 18.5 million years ago in which there are few fossils of cats or cat-like species found in North America. The cause of the "cat gap" is disputed, but may have been caused by changes in the climate (global cooling), changes in the habitat and environmen ... Read »


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    • Cat coat genetics

    • The genetics of cat coat coloration, pattern, length (short, medium or long), and texture is a complex subject, and many different genes are involved. Cat coat genetics can produce a variety of colors and coat patterns. These are physical properties and should not be confused with a breed of cat. Furthermore, cats ... Read »


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    • Hermitage cats

    • The Hermitage cats (Russian: Эрмитажные коты) are a group of cats residing in the Hermitage Museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The museum has a press secretary dedicated to the cats, and three people act as caretakers. The cats live in the museum's basement, and they also appe ... Read »


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    • Human interaction with cats

    • Hundreds of millions of cats are kept as pets around the world. Cats have either a mutualistic or commensal relationship with humans. Cats are also used in the fur trade, as food, and to control pests. Cats and humans evolutionarily diverged from a common ancestor (boreoeutherian ancestor) approximately 80 million yea ... Read »


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    • KattenKabinet

    • The KattenKabinet ("Cat Cabinet") is an art museum in Amsterdam devoted to works depicting cats. The museum collection includes paintings, drawings, sculptures and other works of art by Pablo Picasso, Rembrandt, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, Corneille, Sal Meijer, Théophile Steinlen, and Jože Ciuha, among others. T ... Read »


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    • Kitten

    • A kitten (also known as a kitty or kitty cat) is a juvenile cat. After being born, kittens are totally dependent on their mother for survival and they do not normally open their eyes until after seven to ten days. After about two weeks, kittens quickly develop and begin to explore the world outside the nest. After a fu ... Read »


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    • Koneko (cat cafe)

    • Koneko ("kitten" in Japanese) is a cat cafe located on the Lower East Side of Manhattan. The cafe's format is based on Japanese cat cafes, and positions itself as "America's first Japanese Cat Cafe." Koneko is partnered with Anjellicle Cats Rescue, a non-profit rescue organization based in New York City that specialize ... Read »


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    • List of cat documentaries

    • List of cat documentaries, television series and cartoons includes serious documentaries, television series and cartoons related to cats. ... Read »


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    • Operation Cat Drop

    • Operation Cat Drop is the name commonly given to an account, of uncertain veracity, about the delivery, by the United Kingdom's Royal Air Force, of cats to a remote village in Sarawak, Borneo. The cats were delivered in crates, dropped by parachute, as part of a broader program of supplying cats to combat a plague of r ... Read »


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    • Pinch-induced behavioral inhibition

    • Pinch-induced behavioral inhibition (PIBI) or clipnosis is a partially inert state which results from a gentle squeeze of the skin behind the neck. It is mostly observed among Felidae and allows the mother cat to easily carry her cub with her jaws. It can be used to effectively restrain most cats in a domestic or veter ... Read »


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    • Pink cat

    • While cats have a variety of breeds and coats, pink is not a natural colour among them. Nevertheless, several instances of pink cats have been reported by the media, sometimes as a result of interference with chemicals or dyes rather than any natural genetics. Additionally, several fictional pink cats have been used in ... Read »


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    • Point coloration

    • Point coloration refers to animal coat coloration with a pale body and relatively darker extremities, i.e. the face, ears, feet, tail, and (in males) scrotum. It is most recognized as the coloration of Siamese and related breeds of cat, but can be found in rabbits, rats, sheep, and horses as well. Point coloration ... Read »


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    • Purringtons Cat Lounge

    • Purringtons Cat Lounge (sometimes Purrington's Cat Lounge or simply Purringtons), is a cat café located in Portland, Oregon, in the United States. The establishment bills itself as "the first cat cafe and adoption center in the Pacific Northwest". Purringtons opened on January 24, 2015 at 3529 Northeast Martin Luth ... Read »


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    • Pussy

    • The word pussy is a noun, an adjective, and in rare uses a verb in the English language. It has several meanings, including use as slang, as euphemism, and as vulgarity. Common meanings of the noun include "cat", as well as "coward or weakling", and "the human vulva or vagina", or as a synecdoche, "sexual intercourse w ... Read »


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    • Therapy cat

    • A therapy cat is a cat trained to help ailing humans in a medically beneficial way to take advantage of the human-animal interaction for purposes of relaxation and healing. A therapy cat provides affection and comfort to people in retirement homes, nursing homes, schools, hospices, and other human service care faciliti ... Read »


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    • Toe tuft

    • Toe tufts are commonly found on cats with medium to long coats. Clumps of fur that stick out at least 1–2 cm beyond the paw pad can be considered tufts. In addition to soft paw pads, toe tufts help a cat to silently stalk its prey by muffling excess noise. However, outdoor cats tend to lose their toe tufts due ... Read »


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    • Working cat

    • A working cat is type of domestic cat that "works" for its upkeep by hunting vermin, such as rodents. They are commonly employed where pest control is needed: in barns, farms, factories, warehouses, stores, churchyards, and private property. A benefit of using a working cat is that they alleviate the need for harmful p ... Read »


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