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Cat coat genetics
Cat coat genetics

The genetics of cat coat coloration, pattern, length, and texture is a complex subject, and many different genes are involved. Genes ...

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Squitten
Squitten

A squitten is a cat with unusually short forelegs or unusually long hind legs that resembles a squirrel. It is an example of a cat body typ...

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Dwarf cat
Dwarf cat

A dwarf cat is any domestic cat which has the condition of dwarfism due to a genetic mutation. Unlike undersized cats of normal proportions...

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Islam and cats
Islam and cats

The domestic cat is a revered animal in Islam, admired for its cleanliness. Origins of reverence Cats have been venerated in the Near ...

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Ensembl
Ensembl

Ensembl is a joint scientific project between the European Bioinformatics Institute and the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, which was laun...

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Encyclopedia Americana
Encyclopedia Americana

Encyclopedia Americana is one of the largest general encyclopedias in the English language. Following the acquisition of Grolier in 2000, t...

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Arthur Goldhammer
Arthur Goldhammer

Arthur Goldhammer (born 1946) is an American academic and translator. Goldhammer studied mathematics at MIT, gaining his PhD in 1973. Sin...

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New Scientist
New Scientist

New Scientist is a UK-based weekly non-peer-reviewed English-language international science magazine, founded in 1956. Since 1996 it has al...

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Chapman & Hall
Chapman & Hall

Chapman & Hall was a British publishing house in London, founded in the first half of the 19th century by Edward Chapman and William Ha...

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The Guardian
The Guardian

The Guardian is a British national daily newspaper. Founded in 1821, it was known as The Manchester Guardian until 1959. From its beginnin...

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Pocono Record
Pocono Record

The Pocono Record is a daily newspaper published in print and online in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, USA. History The Pocono Record wa...

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Cambridge University Press
Cambridge University Press

For the football club, see Cambridge University Press F.C.. Cambridge University Press ( CUP ) is the publishing business of the Universi...

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Cat Fanciers' Association
Cat Fanciers' Association

The Cat Fanciers' Association ( CFA ) was established in the United States in 1906 and is the world's largest registry of pedigreed...

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American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals ( ASPCA ) is a non-profit organization dedicated to preventing cruelty toward...

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Scientific American
Scientific American

Scientific American (informally abbreviated SciAm ) is an American popular science magazine. It has a long history of presenting scientific...

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Tertiary source
Tertiary source

A tertiary source is an index and/or textual consolidation of primary and secondary sources. Some tertiary sources should not be used for a...

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JSTOR
JSTOR

JSTOR (pronounced JAY -stor ; short for Journal Storage ) is a digital library founded in 1995. Originally containing digitized back issues...

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PubMed Central
PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is a free digital repository that archives publicly accessible full-text scholarly articles that have been published w...

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Digital object identifier
Digital object identifier

A digital object identifier ( DOI ) is a character string (a "digital identifier") used to uniquely identify an object such as an...

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Bibcode
Bibcode

The bibcode (also known as the "refcode") is an compact identifier used by a number of astronomical data systems to uniquely spec...

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Integrated Taxonomic Information System
Integrated Taxonomic Information System

The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ( ITIS ) is an American partnership designed to provide consistent and reliable information on ...

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OCLC
OCLC

Online Computer Library Center, Inc. ( OCLC ) is "a nonprofit, membership, computer library service and research organization dedicate...

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International Standard Book Number
International Standard Book Number

The International Standard Book Number ( ISBN ) is a unique numeric commercial book identifier based upon the 9-digit Standard Book Numberi...

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Cats in the United States
Cats in the United States

Many different species of mammal can be classified as cats (felids) in the United States. These include domestic cat (both house cats and fe...

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Cats in New Zealand
Cats in New Zealand

Cats are a popular pet in New Zealand. Cat ownership is occasionally raised as a controversial conservation issue due to the predation of en...

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Cats in Australia
Cats in Australia

Cats are kept as pets in Australia and are also one of the major invasive species that are causing detrimental effects to indigenous wildlif...

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Trap-neuter-return
Trap-neuter-return

Trap-neuter-return ( TNR ) is a program through which free-roaming community cats (not belonging to particular humans) are humanely trapped...

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Popular cat names
Popular cat names

The popularity of cat names differs by nation, even nations with the same language, and new names become popular over time. The ranking of ...

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Pet first aid
Pet first aid

First aid is typically described as "Emergency treatment administered to an injured or sick person before professional medical care is ...

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Pet door
Pet door

A pet door or pet flap (also referred to in more specific terms, such as cat flap , cat door , dog door , or doggie door ) is a small port...

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Lolcat
Lolcat

A lolcat (pronounced / ˈ l É' l k æ t / LOL -kat ) is an image macro of one or more cats. The image's text is often idiosyncrati...

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Cat lady
Cat lady

A cat lady is a single woman who dotes upon her cat or cats. The term is usually considered pejorative, though it is sometimes embraced. ...

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Animal track
Animal track

Animal track - the imprint left behind in soil, snow, mud, or other ground surfaces that an animal walks across. Animal tracks are used by ...

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Kattenstoet
Kattenstoet

The Kattenstoet (lit. "Festival of the Cats") is a parade in Ypres, Belgium, devoted to the cat. It has been held regularly on th...

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Belgium
Belgium

Belgium ( / ˈ b É› l dÊ' É™m / ; Dutch: België ; French: Belgique ; German: Belgien ), officially the Kingdom of Belgium , is a feder...

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Ypres
Ypres

Ypres ( / ˈ iː p r ə / ; French pronunciation: ​ [ipʁ] ; Dutch: Ieper , pronounced [ˈipər] ) is a Belgian municipality located in...

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Familiar spirit
Familiar spirit

In European folklore and folk-belief of the Medieval and Early Modern periods, familiar spirits (sometimes referred to simply as " fam...

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Superstition
Superstition

Superstition is the belief in supernatural causalityâ€"that one event causes another without any natural process linking the two event...

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Norse mythology
Norse mythology

For the practices and social institutions of the Norse pagans, see Norse religion Norse mythology , or Scandinavian mythology , is the bod...

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Freyja
Freyja

In Norse mythology, Freyja ( / ˈ f r eɪ ə / ; Old Norse for "(the) Lady") is a goddess associated with love, sexuality, beauty...

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Ahmed ar-Rifa'i
Ahmed ar-Rifa'i

Ahmed ar-Rifa'i (1118â€"1182) was the founder of the Rifa'i Sufi order. Early life Shaikh Ahmed er-Rifai was born in Has...

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Sailing ship
Sailing ship

A modern sailing ship is any large wind-powered vessel. Traditionally a sailing ship (or simply ship ) is a sailing vessel that carries thr...

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Age of Discovery
Age of Discovery

The Age of Discovery is a historical period of European global exploration that started in the early 15th century with the first Portuguese...

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Iron Age
Iron Age

The Iron Age is the period generally occurring after the Bronze Age, marked by the prevalent use of iron. The early period of the age is ...

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Roman Empire
Roman Empire

The Roman Empire (Latin: Imperium Romanum ) was the post-Republican period of the ancient Roman civilization, characterized by government h...

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Gallia Aquitania
Gallia Aquitania

Gallia Aquitania ( Latin pronunciation:  [ˈɡalːia akʷiːˈtaːnia] ), also known as Aquitaine or Aquitaine Gaul , was a province of t...

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Ancient Rome
Ancient Rome

Ancient Rome was an Italic civilization that began on the Italian Peninsula as early as the 8th century BC. Located along the Mediterranean...

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Bastet
Bastet

Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the Second Dynasty (2890 BC). As Bast , she was the goddess of war...

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Animal worship
Animal worship

Animal worship (or zoolatry ) refers to rituals involving animals, such as the glorification of animal deities , or animal sacrifice . Th...

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History of agriculture
History of agriculture

Agriculture involving domestication of plants and animals was developed around 12,000 years ago, although earlier people began altering com...

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Fertile Crescent
Fertile Crescent

The Fertile Crescent is a crescent-shaped region containing the comparatively moist and fertile land of otherwise arid and semi-arid Wester...

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Shillourokambos
Shillourokambos

Shillourokambos is an aceramic Neolithic site (PPN B) near Parekklisia, 6 km east of Limassol in southern Cyprus. It is located on a low p...

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Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt was a civilization of ancient Northeastern Africa, concentrated along the lower reaches of the Nile River in what is now the ...

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Cultural depictions of cats
Cultural depictions of cats

The cultural depiction of cats and their relationship to humans is as old as civilization and stretches back over 9,500 years. Cats have fi...

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Canadian Federation of Humane Societies
Canadian Federation of Humane Societies

The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies (CFHS) is the largest national animal welfare organization in Canada, representing humane socie...

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Rheumatism
Rheumatism

Rheumatism or rheumatic disorder is a non-specific term for medical problems affecting the joints and/or connective tissue. The study of, ...

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Traditional medicine
Traditional medicine

Traditional medicine (also known as indigenous or folk medicine ) comprises knowledge systems that developed over generations within variou...

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