There is an opinion that European cats originate from Egyptian cats, which, in due time, were brought by Roman legionaries first to Italy, and from there the cats spread throughout the empire.
In the 10th century, domestic cats were distributed throughout most of Europe and Asia, and were, like their ancestors, shorthair. Subsequently, when cats with long hair began to be taken out of eastern countries, animals with long hair began to appear among short-haired cats. Continue reading
The history of unusual cats: the treasures of the world
Anyone who is interested in such a question as the history of unusual cats, first of all receives information about unusual breeds that were bred specifically or appeared as a result of mutations. However, the history of unusual breeds is far from everything, because the originality of a cat can be due both to its character and its extraordinary fate. And the world knew a lot of examples of such pets. Continue reading