A Brief History of Cats

It seems odd that there was ever a time when the cat is not a part of our lives. Since about 10,000 years since the cat waddled into our lives. It is an eye blink in the grand sweep of life on this planet. Why cats too late to join our team? The simple answer is that we need to live. Cats also live on their own. Then,

people find agriculture. Large-scale agricultural storage of grain in the group of interesting and not commonly known as parasites, Rats and Mice. Grain attract rats. Mice are interested in cats that think they are delicacies. The result is that the cat house is located close to human settlements. Finally, a cat a cat, move right admission.

Who are the cats in the first place? The first clue is where agriculture is practiced first. Farming took root (pun not intended) in the Middle East with a sweep of modern Turkey from Egypt. In this area ranges from African wild cats, FELIS libyca. African wild cat is a bit larger than our modern domestic cats with yellow stripes in silence. This cat has a nature, almost relaxed pleasant. Interestingly, the cats still have the possibility to live near human settlements and prey now. Residents still like to capture and raise their young wild cats as pets. When mature cats, wild raised by humans tend to behave very similar to our family cats. A good case can be (and have) been named FELIS libyca advanced as the founder of the main population of domestic cats. At least two varieties of wild cat speculated to have contributed the genetics of domestic cats. One is FELIS silvestris, European wildcat, which appears to have contributed spicy dark markings and basic spirit of the African wild cat. Also in Asia, comes Estepa or Pallas cat (FELIS manul), which appears to have contributed to the mix of long hair coat.

Initial period of domestication of cats is blurred patch simply proof. However, the statue found in 6000 BC Anatolia (now Turkey) show that women play in domestic cats. Cats are clearly become common pets and love today.

The earliest written record of cats appeared around 4000 BC in Egypt, where they often stay for Mice and rats hunting stored seeds. This is a good time for cats in ancient Egypt. Domestic cats are considered as a manifestation of the goddess Bast (or Bastet). There is a cemetery in the main temple of Bubastis, which contains a mummified cat.

National Roman cat to spread north to central and western Europe to the United Kingdom during the expansion of its empire. Cats quickly embraced and admired as a great hunter. And keep moving north and east of Europe. Vikings used cats as a good Mouser and pets. Viking goddess of love and war, Freya, is associated with cats. Large winged cats to pull a train. It is also customary to give the newlyweds a kitten in her name.

Middle Ages is a very bad time to be a cat. Witch cat familiar refrain, in alliance with the devil. Because of this belief, cats are regularly killed during the festival. You can even burned alive or thrown off tall buildings. Europeans pay a high price for their cruelty to cats. The deaths of many cats are allowed up rodent population out of control, which the Black Death that killed many

European populations. Finally, skills, clean cats' hunting and how to release the eyes of European society. By the 1600s, people in France began

placing a small hole in the bottom of the door to allow the cats to come and go as they please.

In Asia, the cats remain a hunter of animals known and appreciated. Cats are often the subject of drawing and painting in China. In Japan, the Maneki Neko cat in shape, usually described as a cat sitting with one leg raised and bent, are considered good luck. Often they are in business to attract money.

Cat is an interesting story, it is more scrutiny. Fosters an appreciation of personalities and talents of our pets.
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Basic anatomy of birds

When it comes to the anatomy of birds, pet bird owners at least have an idea of ​​how the body and how the skeletal system is formed. You may not it interesting topic, but too complicated, and if you know about the bird will have more to learn!

First, you have a respiratory system of birds. They have a high oxygen demand due to high metabolic rate. This means that they have a respiratory system that is better than a mammal or reptile is. You can ventilate their lungs are much easier, and lung was the site of gas exchange.

Coming into their circulatory systems, birds have four chambers of the heart, like most mammals. This means they get their nutrients and oxygen to the body with ease. This bird has heart will beat a lot faster than the mammalian heart, because what they do to survive.

Digestive system of birds is quite interesting. Most of them have a bag of flesh called the plants that formed along the throat. It helps to soften the food, and regulate the flow of food through the system that birds, such as food can be stored in this bag and use when needed.

Skeletal system of birds is also interesting. Because the birds are meant to fly, adapted to the framework. It is very light, allowing the birds to take off. In contrast, very strong, so it will not break when the birds take off or landing.

Birds also have a variety of muscles, usually around 175, which control how the bird moves. Birds also have keen eyesight, much better than humans. Birds can be played in the sperm to fertilize the eggs and breeding.

However, the anatomy of birds is quite interesting and different mammals. If you are going to own the bird, and if you know everything there is to know about your pet, it is essential to do everything we can to ensure that you understand how the body of the bird. This will help you become a pet owner as well, and help your bird to live a long and happy life.
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