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Geneticists Enter Feline Territory

white-cat-green-blue-eyesAttempts to unravel the mysteries of temperamental feline personalities and behaviors have challenged cat owners for centuries. The feline genetic paw print has been just as elusive for scientists. Over the past decade geneticists have favored genetic research with dogs over cats, given the similarities between human and canine diseases. But new, exciting research aims to decode the cat genome and identify genetic abnormalities responsible for feline diseases and unique breed traits.

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