How does a cat pick a favorite person?
To understand how cats choose their favorite person, we have to take a journey back to the beginning, when kitties first decided to become domesticated.
Yep, that’s right, they decided. Unlike dogs, we didn’t domesticate cats, they made the choice all on their own. At least that’s what anthropologists believe.
According to DNA evidence discovered about two years ago, cats actually lived alongside people long before the first records of domestication.
Researchers looked at the DNA from cats spanning across nearly 10 millennia, diving all the way back to ancient Egypt.
What does this history lesson have to do with how cats pick their favorite person?
For that answer, we should look at WHY they choose to hang out with us even before we decided they made great pets!
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