How Domestic Is Your Cat, Really?
Some household cats lead relatively sedentary lifestyles, but don’t let that fool you. They’re still well equipped to survive on their own. In fact, domesticated cats and their wild counterparts share so much common DNA that some scientists wonder if household felines can truly be called “domesticated.”
Those wild roots and razor-sharp survival skills are obvious when your cat hunts – whether for actual mice, or mice of the catnip-filled variety. It’s clear that your fluffy pal is still a fine-tuned hunting machine.
Let’s talk about the steps cats go through when hunting, and learn why each of them is equally important for your healthy, happy cat.Read More