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Felicitous Felines

A while ago, I posted an entry discussing starch digestion in dogs. Essentially, the domesticated dog is domesticated in part because it can digest molecules that wolves can’t.  They likely developed this trait over time to be closer to us. Now there is evidence that our feline friends have done the same ‘evolution’.  http://www.popsci.com/article/science/kitty-dna-shows-cats-have-evolved-learn-treats Geneticists have determined that […]