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Cats tolerate domestication, when it suits them

Animal Health SmartBrief | May 04, 2015

House cats are not fully domesticated the way dogs are because they have not been bred to depend on humans, and there is little that separates them from wild cats, scientists say. Cats probably were domesticated less than 10,000 years ago, compared with dogs' domestication 18,000 to 30,000 years ago. It is unknown whether cats domesticated themselves or have been tamed through human intervention, says geneticist Wes Warren. SmithsonianMag.com (04/30)


Chicago-area shelters grapple with spreading canine influenza

Animal Health SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

Auditory triggers tied to older cats' seizures

Animal Health SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2015

State-by-state breakdown of Cornell's H3N2 canine influenza diagnoses

Animal Health SmartBrief | May 04, 2015

CDC documents possible person-to-person plague transmission that began with dog

Animal Health SmartBrief | May 01, 2015

S.D. police free 36 dogs, 6 cats from vehicle

Animal Health SmartBrief | May 04, 2015

Senior tortoise using wheels in place of front limbs gnawed off by rat

Animal Health SmartBrief | Apr 30, 2015

Dangerous insecticide implicated in animal deaths

Animal Health SmartBrief | May 01, 2015

Niagara County, N.Y., dog kills rabies-infected raccoon

Animal Health SmartBrief | May 01, 2015

Stylish cat rings bell for food

Animal Health SmartBrief | Apr 29, 2015


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