A cat is a domestic animal but there are wild cats too. The domestic cat or house cat is a small domesticated animal that is beautiful and confident. They are found in various colors. It is often kept as an indoor pet. Cats are often valued by humans for companionship and their ability to hunt rats, lizards and all sorts of household pests. A genetic study in 2007 revealed that domestic cats are descended from African Wildcats circa 8000 BCE, in the Middle East. Egyptians brought up cats as household pets.

The cat is found all over the world. Cats have strong, flexible bodies, quick reflexes, sharp retractable claws and teeth that are adapted to killing small prey. The eyes of the cat which are of gray color shine at night. They are predatory in nature. Cats can hear sounds too faint or too high in frequency for human ears, such as those made by mice. The food of the cat is rats, pigeons, and birds. It is fond of milk. The cats have bright eyesight during the night. They can see in near darkness and have an acute sense of smell. The cat’s body is covered with soft, silky hair and has four short legs and sharp claws hidden in the fleshy pads. Like most other mammals, cats can’t see colors the way humans can.

Despite being solitary hunters, cats are a social species, and cat communication includes mewing, purring, trilling, hissing, growling and grunting as well as other types of cat-specific body language. A cat gives birth to three to four kittens at a time and these kittens need proper love and care when they are born. It is one of the most useful animals to humans. It is friendly and fierce at the same time.

Cats can be shy in nature and can even take time while adjusting with the environment. The cat has no interest in its master. it likes the comfort of the house and will always find a cozy corner in the house to lie down to sleep. They are very lazy and have a lethargic attitude towards life, they just love to sleep in a cozy and warm place. They are very selfish animals. One needs to be patient and deal with the animal with a lot of love and care. They love men for their food and comfort only. They are extremely loving creatures and should be loved, cared and protected from any kind of pain.