Strengthening our bonds with our cats means more than just understanding their heritage - it means understanding their instincts.
That's why a team of our experts set out to observe the African Wildcat (Felis silvestris lybica) in its natural habitat. Our theory? Studying the lives and habits of a living genetic ancestor will lead to insights about how we can enrich the everyday lives of domestic cats.
We chronicled the team's journey to South Africa in pursuit of answers about a cat's true nature. Our experts' initial findings inspired even more questions and a desire to dig even deeper.
Photos from the Field
Observing the African Wildcat has taught our team plenty. But what our experts saw inspired even more questions about the link to domestic cats. Here's a slideshow documenting many of the great moments from the journey.
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