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So was the first cat Egyptian or not?

So, were cats originally from Egypt?


Well, for a long time people thought that they were and the Ancient Egyptians were well known for their love of cats (they even had a Goddess with the head of a cat).


The following websites and videos give some information about the history of cats and hopefully give you some help in figuring out that answer.

This Is the First Known Cat in the World

The oldest known fossil of a big cat has been unearthed in Tibet, 4.4 million years after it stalked Asia