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Dogs vs Cats: The Diversity Paradox

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Different dogs look incredibly different - but that doesn't mean they are necessarily more diverse.
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phenotypic diversity - the range of different observable traits in a certain organism - for example, size, color, strength, and friendliness.
genetic diversity - the variation in the genetic information within and among individuals of a population or species
artificial selection (or selective breeding) - a process used by humans to develop new organisms with desirable characteristics
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Hedrick P. & Andersson L. (2011) Are dogs genetically special? Heredity 106: 712-713. www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3186234/
Lampi S. et al. (2020) Variation in breeding practices and geographic isolation drive subpopulation differentiation, contributing to the loss of genetic diversity within dog breed lineages. Canine Medicine and Genetics 7(1): 1-10. cgejournal.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s40575-020-00085-9
Lyons L. (2009) Recent advances in cat genetics. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, Volume 4. ucdavis.pure.elsevier.com/en/publications/recent-advances-in-cat-genetics
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  1. MinuteEarth

    MinuteEarth

    12 dagen geleden

    Thanks for making us the luckiest dogs on NLcameras! Want to become our Patreon or member on NLcameras? Just visit www.patreon.com/MinuteEarth or click "JOIN". Thanks!

    • Jason Bateman

      Jason Bateman

      2 dagen geleden

      1 why do we need to know the name of the narrator while other videos they just go along with it saving minutes? will knowing kate help us in the video? no 2 it sounds like she tries super hard to be cute and eccentric, just lay it all out next time we've been watching your videos and some of them just strikes us as really try hard pedantic

    • briansmutti

      briansmutti

      6 dagen geleden

      please lose the repetitive music it distracts from the narrative and the narrative is a bit sing-songy too which also distracts i can’t finish watching this as it is forced and sounds phony

    • Yusuf Ginnah

      Yusuf Ginnah

      7 dagen geleden

      Was feeling a li'l cat-atonic until watching the video... Thanks for the upload! Instant sub for you!! 😎👍🏼

    • nacoran

      nacoran

      9 dagen geleden

      They are already breading serval cats into house cat lines, which makes them a fair amount bigger.

    • Liam Morgans

      Liam Morgans

      10 dagen geleden

      Interesting video but the narrators voice is rather annoying

  2. Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman

    Reid Fleming, World's Toughest Milkman

    12 uur geleden

    i do like your stuff

  3. kazuYoshi

    kazuYoshi

    14 uur geleden

    How about we stop trying to play god by forcefully breeding our pets and "companions" just to google over their looks?

  4. Slightly Intriguing

    Slightly Intriguing

    21 uur geleden

    Dog owners: "What's the breed? Huskey?" "Nooooo! It's an Alaskan Malamute-pitbull-corgi-pug mix!! How can you get it wrong!! I hate you!" Cat owners: "What breed is that?" "Orange"

  5. Anita

    Anita

    21 uur geleden

    There are many types of big, medium and small cats, lions, tigers, pumas, caracals, servals, ocelots, sand cats, bobcats

  6. مجهول الهويه

    مجهول الهويه

    Dag geleden

    2:11 Cat egories. 3:27 Cat astrophy

  7. debian lasmana

    debian lasmana

    Dag geleden

    Cat's:you can't improve perfection

  8. Al To

    Al To

    Dag geleden

    Según evolución creo, especialización, convergencia genética y lo omnivoros, así como que siguen un patrón algoritmo genético de evolución, si ya detectaron eso quiere decir que ya vieron como funciona parte de la diversidad, posibilidades, ramificaciones de fractal, potencial evolutivo, creo y hasta como se comienza a leer de un lenguaje genético a otro, los encrptados se ven creo conforme hay convergencia genética y evolutiva, llegar al mismo lugar o solución por otra vía, como color de piel, es el mismo resultado pero en distinta especie, en uno llegó a color claro pero es otra parte del adn y viceversa del otro, son los mismos elementos químicos o bioquímicos de la tabla periódica pero de diferentes orígenes de el adn, llegar al mismo lugar por diferentes caminos, relacionados por ancestros de evolución, sugerencia los científicos, genetistas, biológos saben más.

    • Al To

      Al To

      Dag geleden

      Es como ver una maquina cuántica donde cada individuo es una posibilidad de la misma especie, solo con maquinas cuánticas se podrá analizar esto a futuro a menos que sepas las posibilidades desde un único, como saber que caminos tendrá si sabes de la dimensión 4d, cada persona es única y a su vez no lo es, es una forma de que la especie humana y masa sobreviva, sin mencionar redes neuronales, adn oscuro y como esta máquina se adapta al planeta, su geografía, alturas, latitudes, clima y gravedad, por eso en marte terraformado 0.55g y con luna se vería la siguiente etapa del adn, la evolución y hasta nuevo adn que facinara a la comunidad científica, ver otra vez esta máquina diversificarse cubriendo posibilidades como máquina cuántica pero de individuos vivos, sugerencia, buenos videos minuteearth gracias.

    • Al To

      Al To

      Dag geleden

      La diversidad es cubrir posibilidades como una máquina cuántica, pero en la realidad, cada posición, posibilidad y de una ramificación creo, como un fractal, como la dimensión 5 o 6 creo pero en biológico, sin embargo luego en selección, la mejor solución es la que queda generalmente, por eso creo que ciertos animales se recruzan, donde se regresa a la especie, una máquina biológica de una especie que se rejunta para volver a diversificarse para no morir ni extinguirse, junto otras estrategias genéticas o que sólo los científicos conocen de cómo funcionan las máquinas biológicas, sugerencia.

  9. Benjamin Joseph Bruner

    Benjamin Joseph Bruner

    Dag geleden

    Came for the question, stayed for the animal puns :D

  10. horse14t

    horse14t

    Dag geleden

    I want a giant cat 😿

  11. Neanderthal Tom Cave Beast Sociopathic Parasite -

    Neanderthal Tom Cave Beast Sociopathic Parasite -

    Dag geleden

    Ok but when we gonna breed Great Dane and Tea Cup Chihuahua versions of cats? Let's get to it!

  12. Aya Avalon

    Aya Avalon

    Dag geleden

    We need more giant cats 🐈

  13. Barnaby Pine

    Barnaby Pine

    Dag geleden

    fold is different to times... fold is more representative of 2^(fold)... imagine folding a piece of paper in half 5 times (5 Fold) you would end up with 32 layers of paper. Great content love the channel I've learned so much from you, I thought you could learn a thing from me :) x

  14. Leong Li Yang

    Leong Li Yang

    2 dagen geleden

    gaint donestic cat breed existed is called Savannah cat ... is Great Dane version of cat

  15. Roger Sledz

    Roger Sledz

    2 dagen geleden

    Masks PROTECT YOU and people around you!

  16. Roger Sledz

    Roger Sledz

    2 dagen geleden

    Thank you so much for uploading this video. It is helping me get through the pandemic!

  17. Toria

    Toria

    2 dagen geleden

    People who buy animals based on what they look like are shallow at best.

  18. Kaiser Basileus

    Kaiser Basileus

    2 dagen geleden

    CATegories, heh.

  19. Apothegmatic Reality

    Apothegmatic Reality

    2 dagen geleden

    I really hope we don’t over breed cats like we have dogs....

  20. Cornucopia Videography

    Cornucopia Videography

    2 dagen geleden

    I think the most non diverse is humans. We come in pretty much the same size and same shape except for a few different colors...

  21. ravissary79

    ravissary79

    2 dagen geleden

    I think breeding a large Maine-coon/lynx/cheeta/serval mix and then refining ou the different traits would be awesome (long legs of the cheeta, serval and lynx, no retractable claws, like cheeta, amicable and emotionally less temperamental, like a coon and a serval, more loyal and family oriented like a cheeta and a serval and a coon, large paws to make up for the lack of claws, like the lynx, then benefit from the health of the wild types), like successful wolfdog breeds, like the German Shepard, savanah cats have proven very successful (part domestic, part serval). And using 4 types of stock like this could render a varieties of coat colors, patterns, types, sizes, etc. If love a rich grey/spotted, medium/fluffy, lanky, social healthy cat that's 35 lbs, wants to snuggle and doesn't ruin my furniture.

  22. Mr Andersson

    Mr Andersson

    2 dagen geleden

    Stop breeding. Genetic diversity is good!

  23. luv.my.pencil

    luv.my.pencil

    2 dagen geleden

    different cats act just as differently as dogs, if you get to know them :)

  24. Oyun Güncesi

    Oyun Güncesi

    2 dagen geleden

    Videolarınıza Türkçe altyazı da ekleyebilir misiniz? 🌱

  25. Ben Walker

    Ben Walker

    2 dagen geleden

    Maybe we could also consider the health of the animals, too.. Pfft, jks, who cares about animals life experience, let's breed squash faced cats in kitten farms, they will look so cute!!

  26. gowzahr

    gowzahr

    2 dagen geleden

    Thumbs up for the puns.

  27. Arin Kepler

    Arin Kepler

    2 dagen geleden

    "big domestic cats would just be tigers" y'all are so... do you know what a wolf is.

  28. カルマ [Karma]

    カルマ [Karma]

    2 dagen geleden

    „another 100 years and careful breeding“... lets not :)

  29. Erob

    Erob

    2 dagen geleden

    So dog genes are just very Versatile

  30. thevirq

    thevirq

    3 dagen geleden

    Can't wait until diverse cats bomb middle east

  31. BouncingBob

    BouncingBob

    3 dagen geleden

    I hope we don't do to cats what we did to dogs.... some of these breeds are genetic monstrosities whose whole existence is a plethora of disease and pain

  32. logitech4873

    logitech4873

    3 dagen geleden

    I think we already know that very big cats are dangerous

  33. fishy

    fishy

    3 dagen geleden

    oooooo

  34. SCP Time

    SCP Time

    3 dagen geleden

    Very good example of the difference between phenotypes and genotypes

  35. 90% of Everything

    90% of Everything

    3 dagen geleden

    YEEEEEESSSSSSSS GIANT GAURD CATS

  36. Sownheard

    Sownheard

    3 dagen geleden

    Humans have been Inbreeding dogs into heavy healthy problems.

  37. Nayshjin

    Nayshjin

    3 dagen geleden

    3:16 Hundred years later, catgirls arrive...

  38. mobïus helldoctor

    mobïus helldoctor

    4 dagen geleden

    YEAY human sized natural hunter that like to play with their food

  39. eri

    eri

    4 dagen geleden

    I want a giant cat.

  40. Expiration Date

    Expiration Date

    4 dagen geleden

    pog.

  41. DANCERcow

    DANCERcow

    4 dagen geleden

    Diversity is a human concept!

  42. Euclid Theorem

    Euclid Theorem

    4 dagen geleden

    3:20 I would hate that so much

  43. Zen-General 2011

    Zen-General 2011

    4 dagen geleden

    "Categories" I see what you did there.

  44. Minalkra

    Minalkra

    4 dagen geleden

    3:23 No. The answer is 'no, it wouldn't be.' Actually, the answer is 'no, what's wrong with you who WOULDN'T want that?' but that's a mouthful.

  45. Animals with Tomek

    Animals with Tomek

    4 dagen geleden

    Love dogs! Have my own vid for kids on choosing the dog. nlcameras.info/wiki/kK2ol3ymm3fXo6w/video&pbjreload=101

    • A W

      A W

      4 dagen geleden

      Nice:) Will show my kiddo!

  46. Molly_music band

    Molly_music band

    4 dagen geleden

    Yeet

  47. Rokicat

    Rokicat

    4 dagen geleden

    Why would you try to breed cats like the dogs. Don't you guys know all the side effects the breeding caused? Are we all gonna pretend that doesn't exist and just sacrifice the cat's genetic health just for some unnatural huge cat?

  48. Man In The Hills

    Man In The Hills

    4 dagen geleden

    This is all selective breeding, not genertic engineering. A lot of science folks like to equate this technique with those like capsid engineering, gold guns or CRISPR. MinuteEarth didn't do this here; it's just a point to make.

  49. Shakeitbabycakes

    Shakeitbabycakes

    4 dagen geleden

    to everyone pointing out that we have lions Panthers and other wild felines, yes and we also have wolves and foxes. This is obviously about domestic pets. you donuts.

  50. Joseph Ang

    Joseph Ang

    4 dagen geleden

    Why so many downvotes?

  51. Production Pfi

    Production Pfi

    4 dagen geleden

    Je souhaite qu'un jour les gens comprennent que tous c'est croisement de chiens ne donne que des chiens au physique ridicule, avec des difficultés respiratoires ou avec des maladies génétiques, bref des petites abominations qu'on adore. De plus en plus d'éleveurs de chat cherchent à faire la même chose, leur but n'est pas d'améliorer une race ou encore de régler un problème, ils veulent seulement vous vendre un " bien " plus cher.

  52. Gi Gi

    Gi Gi

    4 dagen geleden

    Selectively breeding dogs has led to a lot of problems in recent times. We haven’t messed with cats & that’s probably a good thing. Don’t get me wrong, different types of dogs for different jobs makes sense, but there’s no justifying what’s been done to brachycephalic dogs

  53. Edward Estrella

    Edward Estrella

    4 dagen geleden

    I want cat with stilts and short body and cat with stubby legs with long bodies please

  54. Emiliapocalypse

    Emiliapocalypse

    4 dagen geleden

    Aahhh I’ve been wondering about this ever since I was a kid 😸

  55. hydrolife tech

    hydrolife tech

    4 dagen geleden

    Considering how cats are generally assholes, it'd be really foolish to breed them into huge assholes

  56. just an SDR fan here

    just an SDR fan here

    4 dagen geleden

    🐱: oh, I watch cats 101! They're pretty easy to memorize! You should watch it too! There's the Maine coon, SFSH/SFLH, Persian, Exotic, DSH/DMH/DLH, BSH/BLH (British blue), Bengal, Savannah, Siamese, OSH/OLH, Angora, Van, Bombay (DSH black cat), Russian blue (RSH), Somali, and the Abbie (or the abyssinyan if you have time)! 🐶: ehh? Dog breeds?...I regret watching dogs 101...there's the pit bull--_pit bull is not a breed!_ ok ok...there's the staffy, the bully, the frenchie, the chihuahua, the German shepherd, the bearded collie, the border collie...uhh...Boston terrier.....uhhhhhUOAAAAAA THERE'S TO MANY OF THEM (only zoophilists and ailurophilists can relate. 😹)

  57. Herr Bönk

    Herr Bönk

    4 dagen geleden

    Humans differ more than 0.1% in their genomes...

  58. Arthur Bellon

    Arthur Bellon

    4 dagen geleden

    I DONT CARE, BREED THE GIANT CATS NOW!

  59. toad sage

    toad sage

    4 dagen geleden

    A cat person definitely made this

  60. SHAISTA RAZA

    SHAISTA RAZA

    4 dagen geleden

    Kitteh

  61. Bertelli Justin

    Bertelli Justin

    4 dagen geleden

    Short answer, we’ve never really bred cats past their base forms. So we really only see regional genetic differences dictated by availability of mates vs a specific breed genetic difference based on desired outcomes of mating by us an outside influence. AND this is probabaly due to the fact cats aren’t really domesticated as much as acclimatized to living in shared environments with humans. And why is that you ask? Cats have really had one primary job. Vermin extermination. Which they’re naturally pretty good at..... Dogs have had many more jobs that required very different behaviors and even physical characteristics that had to be planned for or protected during the breeding process to maintain instinctual behaviors or remove them.

  62. Prince Thunderflare

    Prince Thunderflare

    4 dagen geleden

    We bred dogs into the forms we needed. We didn't need to do that with cats, because they already had the exact body plan we needed.

  63. magruseR

    magruseR

    4 dagen geleden

    This amount of paronomasias in one video should incur PUNitive measures

  64. Warwick Lewis

    Warwick Lewis

    4 dagen geleden

    Dogs are different because they have been bred for different jobs. Cats are always unemployed free loaders.

  65. Janet N.

    Janet N.

    4 dagen geleden

    We already do have giant "cats." Living with a tiger is ill-advised. A mastiff-sized domestic cat would probably be just as bad.

    • eduardo

      eduardo

      2 dagen geleden

      you don't know what "domestic" means

  66. severed6s

    severed6s

    5 dagen geleden

    cat video, i watch, i click like

  67. theiconiumfoundation

    theiconiumfoundation

    5 dagen geleden

    This female is annoying

  68. CaptainDangeax

    CaptainDangeax

    5 dagen geleden

    Instead of breeding bigger cats like with did with dogs, why just not domestic tigers ? No suburb boy with a pitbull will annoy you anymore

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      Because dogs are inherently more “domesticated” compared to cats. A pitbull is more trainable than a cat

  69. ASHERUISE

    ASHERUISE

    5 dagen geleden

    That's because cats are already perfect.

  70. Hannah W.

    Hannah W.

    5 dagen geleden

    I hope we never recklessly breed cats. Munchkins are a scary trend.

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      What we’ve done to brachycephalic dogs in recent times is abhorrent. You’re right, let’s leave cats be!

  71. Jay Bingham

    Jay Bingham

    5 dagen geleden

    "CAT-er-gories" Oh, hell no. No, you did not!

  72. Cherub 1979

    Cherub 1979

    5 dagen geleden

    3:19 cat looks like its about to make a tiktok

  73. Cherub 1979

    Cherub 1979

    5 dagen geleden

    3:19 KILL IT

  74. Kolila Gephart

    Kolila Gephart

    5 dagen geleden

    Breeding program not likely. Remember that when you bred to a standard the ones that don't meet that standard go in the trash. Notice how most breeds were developed in Germany , well at that time they also tested new medicines on death row prisoners not lab animals . It was a different time with different ethics.

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      @Warwick Lewis Selective breeding can be problematic even if done using “humane” methods. Case in point: brachycephalic breeds like pugs. Looking as dumb as they do sometimes comes at the cost of THEIR EYES LITERALLY POPPING OUT IF THEIR SKULLS, but that’s a price some breeders are willing to pay

    • Warwick Lewis

      Warwick Lewis

      4 dagen geleden

      Or you could just humanely sterilize the animals you dont select and sell them as pets. Like most breeders do.

  75. Seth Schaffner

    Seth Schaffner

    5 dagen geleden

    This is bizarre. I thought of this question for the first time yesterday after seeing a small cat. I shared it with no one and didn’t speak it out loud. The. This video appears in my recommended. Simulation?

  76. Matthew Crome

    Matthew Crome

    5 dagen geleden

    I don't know about breeding giant cats, but I would be quite happy with more tiny kitties

  77. TheGhostHAG

    TheGhostHAG

    5 dagen geleden

    this was the most annoying thing I ever watched

  78. Kaiserinmeli

    Kaiserinmeli

    5 dagen geleden

    Also dogs being social animals leads them to adopt expected behaviour.

  79. J Hyourinmaru

    J Hyourinmaru

    5 dagen geleden

    catastrophic. a ha I see what you did there

  80. Toki Hoshiashi

    Toki Hoshiashi

    5 dagen geleden

    We need giant cats NOWWWWWWWWWWW

  81. Lucas Pattison

    Lucas Pattison

    5 dagen geleden

    It’s because cats are useless

  82. MK Warlock

    MK Warlock

    5 dagen geleden

    Disliked because you depicted the scientist as a black person - that's not representative of the real world, and thus I must conclude that you've engaged in virtue-signaling, i.e. "wokeness"... I hate that stuff.

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      Disliked your post because it implies all human beings are racist trash- which is not representative of the real world. You wouldn’t say this crap in person to others unless you wanted to be eliminated from the gene pool.

  83. Sam Eppink

    Sam Eppink

    5 dagen geleden

    A friend recently asked what breed my cat was.. I was like, “idk just cat”

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      My cat is inbred. He’s very cat. He just forgets how to cat sometimes. In case you’re wondering, it was not my doing, he was a stray at first

    • Victoria

      Victoria

      5 dagen geleden

      Purebred, 100% cat!

  84. Kota

    Kota

    5 dagen geleden

    The reason cats are all so similar is because cats are perfect already.

  85. Alina K

    Alina K

    5 dagen geleden

    i cant wait for more.cat diversity. I want those biiig cats size that only hybrid cats can achieve.

  86. Elliot Langhorn

    Elliot Langhorn

    5 dagen geleden

    "Cats are all roughly the same size" Lions: am I a joke to you

  87. Nezlegueze 1

    Nezlegueze 1

    5 dagen geleden

    Honey the cat knocked over the fridge again

  88. coffeefrog

    coffeefrog

    5 dagen geleden

    No mention of how dangerous it is to the animals to breed them like we’ve done to dogs.

    • Warwick Lewis

      Warwick Lewis

      3 dagen geleden

      @Gi Gi ironically while dog breeders have started breeding for a longer snout in some brachycelphalic breeds cat breeders have now produced brachycelphalic cat breeds that suffer the same problems. The popularity of snub nosed flat faced freaks is a huge selling point. In the long run as long as there is demand there will be breeders who are willing to breed undesirable traits. German sherperds are a modern breed. Created in the 20th century by mixing various other breeds to creat a German super race of dog.

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      @Warwick Lewis The issues are not eradicated when people think they are actually good. I.E. compare examples of brachycephalic breeds today to examples of the breed from 100 years ago. Their muzzles have become shorter, not longer. To the point that breeds like the pug can actually have their eyes POP OUT OF THEIR SKULLS because the eye sockets are too misshapen. Bulldogs rely on IVF & cesarean procedures to reproduce more than ever. Other types of dog like the German Shepard have been reliable working dogs throughout history, but now show breeders select dogs to have sloping backs- ruining their athletic abilities, leading to hip & elbow dysplasia, among other problems. Selective breeding can improve a breed, or it can ruin them- which direction things move towards depends on intent as well as method. There’s not enough incentive to breed healthy animals, while breeding freaks is profitable

    • coffeefrog

      coffeefrog

      4 dagen geleden

      @Warwick Lewis What's not true? I know that efforts are being made to assist in safe breeding, but the problem of inbred health issues still exists and won't go away so long as humans keep the demand going for superficial traits in dogs. It's selfish. Human inbreeding is a much scarcer problem considering we're more diverse genetically, and it's also more complex because it's consensual. I don't care to get into specifics about humans for that reason. It's not comparable at all. Dogs are only allowed their relatives with whom to carry out their instincts. Breeders don't allow them freedom to choose. You're acting like breeder dogs get to choose. If dogs are left to their own devices, they'd mix and would solve the problem much more quickly.

    • Warwick Lewis

      Warwick Lewis

      4 dagen geleden

      @coffeefrog that's just not true. There are specific issues regarding certain breeds but efforts are made to eradicte these problems by only selecting healthy dogs for breeding. There are specific issues related to human beings should we stop people who have a higher chance of certain genetic disorders from breeding ?? It is an unfortunate fact of life that not every baby is perfect. This applies to puppies as well as humans.

    • coffeefrog

      coffeefrog

      4 dagen geleden

      @Warwick Lewis It's an example, which is not exclusive to one breed, and there are others with different issues. And people fuel the breeding industry regardless due to completely superficial reasons. It's selfish.

  89. Mayank Rana

    Mayank Rana

    5 dagen geleden

    I am once again asking for my Cat-Girls

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      If cat-girls existed, they would not be yours. They would claw your eyes out, eat your liver & crap in the cavity. Then go out for catnip martinis with the other girls.

  90. AgarWorstPlayer

    AgarWorstPlayer

    5 dagen geleden

    cat-astraphy. paw-ssible

  91. tyrongkojy

    tyrongkojy

    5 dagen geleden

    We already have giant cats. They're called tigers. Owning one is not recommended.

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      3 dagen geleden

      @Shinx The Lioness Traditional I suppose, but even modern Siamese are not so different behaviourally

    • Shinx The Lioness

      Shinx The Lioness

      3 dagen geleden

      @Gi Gi wait, you're talking about traditional siamese or modern siamese?

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      @Shinx The Lioness Siamese are known for being talkative & attentive to their owners, but also for being active & athletic. The norm is that they are inclined to hunt, actually. You’re right that not all individuals adhere to those norms, but the breed is actually considered one of the top choices for mousers!

    • Shinx The Lioness

      Shinx The Lioness

      4 dagen geleden

      @Gi Gi fair enough, but even felines being more lonely than wolves, they both hunt very well so I still think we can someday make their hunting instincts way weaker. Also, I'm not saying Siamese don't hunt, they just do it way less than a regular cat, they are way tamer than a shorthair in general, of course, there will be exceptions but overall the more gentle and tame behavior is listed as one of the characteristics of the breed. Btw my cat is perfectly healthy, he's just very shy and calm in general.

    • Gi Gi

      Gi Gi

      4 dagen geleden

      @Shinx The Lioness Cats are not pack animals by nature as dogs are. They are inherently more independent than dogs. Selective breeding has only accomplished so much, even with canines. Also I’ve had Siamese cats before & they knew all too well how to hunt! My current cat is an indoor moggie for a number of reasons, but a Siamese I had as a child would frequently bring home full grown rabbits. He was the bane of neighbourhood dogs & even took on deer just for the hell of it. Didn’t stand a chance of catching one, but he liked to make sure they knew who was king. If you have a Siamese who can’t hunt, it’s either because it never learned, had the opportunity or is unhealthy (probably the former, but some Siamese are more disposed towards problems with their eyesight)

  92. Lilly Tóth

    Lilly Tóth

    5 dagen geleden

    I want giant cats. Image all the cuddles. Soft bed cat. Amazing.

  93. FoodTech41

    FoodTech41

    5 dagen geleden

    Ill be happy with regular sized cats. No more bigger than this.

  94. Ben Sisson

    Ben Sisson

    5 dagen geleden

    Cattos

  95. MadDoofer

    MadDoofer

    5 dagen geleden

    The cat puns made me smile and my ears bleed Well done!

  96. E - Vahn

    E - Vahn

    5 dagen geleden

    The idea of domestic mountain lions with selective cat breeding seems both cute and foolish.

  97. Vaishnavi miraculous

    Vaishnavi miraculous

    5 dagen geleden

    The breeds of cat that I know Black cats White cats Fat cat Naked cat Calico cat. 😸

  98. elorz007

    elorz007

    5 dagen geleden

    Long cat is long

  99. happy face

    happy face

    5 dagen geleden

    Cats are perfect as they are! Some people are trying to make them much cuter than they already are which make them have stumpy legs and folded ears. It's true they are cuter but I don't want to raise cats that have more health problem than a geriatic smoker!

  100. Marie Thille

    Marie Thille

    5 dagen geleden

    I think the giant cats could be an okay idea if they were descended from a docile breed like a rag-doll. Then you could have a giant purring buddy to laze about the couch and bed with.

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