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Cats

"Cats" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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The domestic cat, Felis catus, of the carnivore family FELIDAE, comprising over 30 different breeds. The domestic cat is descended primarily from the wild cat of Africa and extreme southwestern Asia. Though probably present in towns in Palestine as long ago as 7000 years, actual domestication occurred in Egypt about 4000 years ago. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed, p801)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cats" by people in this website by year, and whether "Cats" was a major or minor topic of these publications.
Bar chart showing 225 publications over 37 distinct years, with a maximum of 13 publications in 1995
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