Early cats were already typical in form at a time when the ancestors of most other modern mammalian types were scarcely recognizable
Two lineages of Felis catus, one from Asia Minor and the other from Egypt, have been identified through mitochondrial DNA studies.
Cats have played a role in religion and witchcraft, with the Egyptians having a cat-headed goddess named Bastet.
The average weight of a household cat varies from 2.7 to 4.5 kg (6 to 10 pounds), with non-pedigreed cats weighing up to 12.7 kg
hey are digitigrade and walk or run by moving first the front and back legs on one side, then the front and back legs on the other side
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The dental formula in all cats is incisors 3/3, canines 1/1, premolars 3/2, and molars 1/1, with a total of 16 teeth in the upper jaw and 14 in the lower
The cat's claws are retractable and can be extended or retracted by pivoting the end bone of the toe over the tip of the next bone
The cat's eyes, large with pupils that expand or contract to mere slits according to the density of light, do not distinguish colors clearly
The cat has a subtle repertoire of facial expressions, vocal sounds, and tail and body postures that express its emotional state and intentions