By Tanya Fyfe DVM
Associate veterinarian at Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic 

Cat facts

Pet Lyfe with Dr. Fyfe


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Tanya Fyfe, DVM. Associate veterinarian at Clark Fork Veterinary Clinic. •

After recently adopting a stray Siamese kitty and having one irreversibly damaged eye of hers removed by a colleague, I have since shared several photos and stories of her ridiculous antics on social media. It has surprised me to read how many people have commented that they "know nothing about cats."

Well... here goes!

It is estimated that Felis catus domesticated themselves in the Middle East around 10,000 years ago. While humans had a hand in domesticating most species (wild chickens for eating and wild horses for riding, for example) DNA evidence suggests that the wild cats of old chos...

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