How Cats Have Learned to Manipulate Their Humans

How did house cats go from roaming mountains to purring in our laps?

Zulie Rane
Published in
4 min readJan 7, 2019

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Photo: AstridandChumbo/Instagram

Everyone knows the history of dog domestication. It probably went something like this:

Thousands of years ago, a friendly human was cooking by a fire. The smell attracted some friendlier-than-normal wolves. They sat by the fire, maybe enjoyed…

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Zulie Rane

Writer and cat mom. Opinions are my own. This is my just-for-fun profile! My official Medium profile is @Zulie_at_Medium.