Stone Age cats made great pets

日期:2019-04-04 11:05:09 作者:晋鏊胗 阅读:

By Hazel Muir PEOPLE were keeping cats as pets almost 10,000 years ago, say researchers who have stumbled on the grave of a prehistoric tabby in Cyprus. The Stone Age moggie lay close to the grave of a human, possibly its master. Until now, historians thought the ancient Egyptians were the first to domesticate cats around 4000 years ago. But some evidence suggests cats were culturally important outside Egypt long before that. Stone and clay figurines of cats up to 10,000 years old have turned up in Syria,