SYMHC Classics: Here, Kitty Kitty, the Domestication of the Cat


From a 1916 Economic Biology bulletin titled, “The Domestic Cat: Bird Killer, Mouser, and Destroyer of Wild Life, Means of Utilizing and Controlling It,” by Edward Howe Forbush. Public domain.

Today, we're going back to an episode about kitties in history! The human culture shift to an agricultural lifestyle started the domestication of animals. Cats naturally moved in to help with rodents.

The original episode page can be seen here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/here-kitty-kitty-the-domestication-of-the-cat.htm

And the show notes are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-housecats.htm