Research on human-cat link on ancient Silk Road
Analyses of bone samples provides information about the cat`s diet. Compared to the dogs found during the excavation and to other cats from that time period, this tomcat`s diet was very high in protein. "It must have been fed by humans since the animal had lost almost all its teeth towards the end of its life."
In some news for cat lovers, new analyses done on an almost-complete cat skeleton found during an excavation along the former Silk Road in southern Kazakhstan indicates that common domestic cats, Photo: Pixabay