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Humans have shared their lives with cats for thousands of years. Recently, a number of mummified cats were found in a newly discovered tomb in Egypt. This proves that the ancient Egyptians adored their feline companions. As the centuries have rolled by, cats have continued to be one of our favoured animals for pets. The Ecology Global Network estimates there are around 500 million domesticated cats in the world today.


The first cat arrived in New Zealand with Captain James Cook but it was a century later before they became domestic pets in the country. Today, there are an estimated 1.4 million feline pets in Kiwi homes. read more