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The domestic cat was first classified as Felis catus by Carolus Linnaeus in the 10th edition of his Systema Naturae in 1758.[1][3] However, because of modern phylogenetics, domestic cats are now usually regarded as another subspecies of the wildcat, F. silvestris.[1][4][33] This has resulted in mixed usage of the terms, as the domestic cat can be called by its subspecies name, Felis silvestris catus.[1][4][33] Wildcats have also been referred to as various subspecies of F. catus,[33] but in 2003...

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(pink) Suggestion (blue) Cats Are Friends, Too! "A dog is man's best friend." That common saying may contain some truth, but dogs are not the only animal friend whose companionship people enjoy. For many people, a cat is their best friend. Despite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent house pets because they are good companions, civilized members of the household, and easy to own. People enjoy the companionship of cats. First, many cats are affectionate. They will...

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the evolution of cats

Evolution of Cats The sweet, little feline lying on your bed has a long and predatory ancestry. Its family tree is complicated and only recently has been deciphered. There are 37 species that can be broken down into eight lineages. These felines are grouped into these eight lineages because it was observed that species in one lineage shared morphological, biological and physiological characteristics found only in their groups. For example, we are all familiar with the roaring cats (lion, tiger...

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Cats and Dogs

cuddle, like cats and dogs, and others just cool to have, like tarantulas, fish and snakes. Almost every household has either a cat or a dog, but most people do not realize the similarities and the differences between the two. Our pets are like humans, they all need to eat, drink, sleep and bathe. With every member of a family, there are expenses and responsibilities. This includes our pets. Cats need to eat every day and they have a clean, fresh litter box to use when needed. Cats usually do not...

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Cat in the Rain

Basically, this short story by Ernest Hemingway is about an American couple vacationing in Italy, the second romantic country of the world after France (well in my opinion). It is raining and the wife sees a cat in the rain and wants to protect it from the rain, which is odd because usually children are the one sensitive and naïve enough to want to protect animals from such a thing as the rain since it is not harmful to animals. Only human beings get a cold when standing out in the rain not animals...

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Cat in the Rain

Husband vs. Innkeeper In Hemingway’s story “Cat in the Rain,” there are four characters; the husband, his wife, the innkeeper, and a maid. The focus of this story is on the wife’s want of a cat. The innkeeper resolves this issue but in the process makes the husband look bad. In fact in this story the husband appears insensitive, rude, and lazy; the innkeeper is contrasted as being completely the opposite of the husband. In this story it appears that innkeeper is a model of what this woman’s...

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Cat in the Rain

Gladys Contreras Dr. M. Leiby English 1B Honors 14 Oct 2010 Analysis Paper 1 A Means to An End “Cat in the Rain” is a short story written by Ernest Hemingway. He was able to portray women’s problems and also their ability to respond to their sadness with affinity. The story revolves around the relationship of George and his wife, traveling to an unknown place where the wife gets to voice out her sentiments in her life. Initially, George looks nice, but he is actually cruel. On the other hand...

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Cat Dissection

Introduction The Cat Dissection lab consisted of various procedures ranging from skinning the cat to performing the likes of a brain surgeon in cutting it's brain out, but there were three major questions focused on when conducting the entire process. They included muscular differences between humans and cats, teeth and dental structure within the cat's mouth compared to a humans, and the third being the differences between a human's fingernails and the claws of a cat. These three questions...

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Black Cat

The Black Cat by Edgar Allan Poe is a story about the narrator who goes from being a sane human being; but slowly starts to decline into a world of madness and paranoia, all because of his obsession with two (or possibly one) black cats. These cats finally drive him into a full state of madness to the point he take the life his wife, whose death he tries to conceal, with the thought that it’s not his fault. Through literary elements of symbolism and character development you can see the decline of...

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Himalayans Cat

RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT Himalayans Cat Felis Catus Abstract When you think of a warm, loving, and sensationally beautiful cat with crystal blue eyes to die for the first cat that should come to mind is the prestigious Himalayan Cat. The Himalayan Cat is a lovable cat breed and is a favorite choice amongst cat lovers. This domestic breed of felines are a popular pick in Hollywood and are famous for playing cat characters in movies such as “Meet the...

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