In a world of shrinking feline populations, how did the domesticated housecat become so successful? Listen in as Leigh reviews the book The Lion in the Living Room: How Housecats Tamed Us and Took Over the World by Abigail Tucker.

You can buy the book on Amazon

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---- Music used with permission by Steve Ibsen. Check out the Kitty Cat Dance song

The domestic cat is one of the world’s most popular pets, especially on the internet, but that hasn’t always been the case. What did it take for cats to make the leap from the outskirts of human society to the middle of our beds? Join your host, Leigh Emerson, on a 25-million-year journey from the pre-historic forests of Europe and Asia to our present day living rooms to find out. 

King Philip did what?! Check out the Wikipedia article on taxonomy.

Check out their article on cats while you’re there.

Too cute not to see… the sand cat.

---- Produced by David Margittai | In Post Media David@InPostMedia.com

---- Music used with permission by Steve Ibsen. Check out the Kitty Cat Dance song