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Tracing Kitty's Genes

Descending from the wild cats of the Fertile Crescent more than 10,000 years ago, domestic cats spread with human agriculture, trade and colonization.


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On the Trail of the Cat, Scientists Find Surprises
Article | If cat owners know anything about their pets, it's how enigmatic the creatures can be. But scientists have begun to pull back the feline veil, using the latest molecular tools to get a peek at their origins.

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