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Tom Kellie

“The Palaeogenetics of Cat Dispersal in the Ancient World”

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http://www.nature.com/articles/s41559-017-0139

 

https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/06/cats-are-an-extreme-outlier-among-domestic-animals/

 

http://blogs.plos.org/onscienceblogs/2017/06/23/where-did-cats-come-from/

 

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2017/06/cat-domination/530685/

 

~ This June, 2017 research article published in Nature presents findings of a study largely based on ancient DNA analysis of “geographically and temporally widespread archaeological cat remains.”

 

The commensal relationship between cats and humans for thousands of years preceded human-mediated cat dispersal. 

 

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