|A domesticated cat|
Cats are a type of Mammal. Many cat species are domesticated and kept as pets, although Tigers, Lions, and Leopards are also cats. These cats are known as Big Cats. They are part o the family carnivore, so they are related to Dogs and other mammals that fit into that classification.
- The fastest land animal, the cheetah, is a cat.
- The largest cat is the Siberian Tiger. They can grow up to 900 pounds.
- Cats were first domesticated and kept as pets 4,00 years ago by the ancient Egyptians.