The domestic cat, felis catus, of the carnivore family felidae, comprising over 30 different breeds. The domestic cat is descended primarily from the wild cat of africa and extreme southwestern asia. Though probably present in towns in palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in egypt about 4000 years ago.
Every cat lover knows how a life with cats can be. They come in all sizes and can be the most adorable companion. One of the largest living cats can be found in Petrozavodsk, in north-western Russia.The cat Maximus weigh over 22 pounds and is an amazing cat to read about.