The cat (Felis catus), also known as the domestic cat or housecat to distinguish it from other felines and felids, is a small carnivorous species of crepuscular mammal predator that is highly valued by humans for its companionship and for its ability to hunt harmful as snakes, scorpions and other unwanted pests to humans.
It has been associated with humans for at least 9500 years.
Expert predator, the cat is known to hunt over 1,000 species for food.
Use various vocalizations and types of body language for communication, including mewing, purring, hiss, growl, squeak, chirping, snaps and the grumbling.
Cats are the most popular pet in the world, with over 600 million in the homes of all countries. They are also bred and participating in exhibitions and shows organized by associations feline techniques worldwide.
There are fifty different breeds recognized with certifications from the Abyssinian cat to Persian, by the Russian Blue to Birman, all contained in this comprehensive manual shows for each race: