A cat's paw print has been found on a 1st century A.D. Roman roof tile. After the wet clay had been moulded into shape, the tiles were spread out and left to dry before firing. It was while this tile was still wet that our prowling cat must have walked across it,
Researchers using photogrammetry technology and a CAT scanner have digitally recreated in 3D a model of an Egyptian mummified cat. By blending the digital model of the mummified cat with the internal CAT scan, the team were able to create an ‘outside and in’ animation of the entire artefact. The scan revealed
A cat's paw prints have been found on a first-century Roman roof tile found in Gloucester, England. "When Romans made roof tiles they left the wet clay out to dry in the sun," said a museum spokesman. "Animals, and people, sometimes walked across the drying tiles and left their footprints behind. "The cat
Recent genetic and archaeological findings show that wildcats may have become house cats earlier, and in a different place, than previously thought. It is by turns aloof and affectionate, serene and savage, endearing and exasperating. Despite its mercurial nature, however, the house cat is the most popular pet in the world.