Celebrating Cats: Then and Me-ow

This blog is written by Nature Canada guest blogger Tina-Louise Rossit. It’s International Cat Day! For those that didn’t know, is it not a purrfect reason to celebrate? All meows aside, dogs may be man’s best friend, but cats definitely rule! Read on to find out a little history about our feline friends then, and what’s up with cats now. PART 1 – THEN Cats have been around for a long time. The first signs of domestication have recently been found to date all the way back 12, 000 years ago! This is about the time when agriculture was developing in the Fertile Crescent of the Middle East. When new agriculture methods introduced the idea of surplus crops, it came with… read more →