Cats are small mammals. They are beautiful animals. We often keep them as pets. Cats are white, black or grey. They all have different body shapes and sizes. There are over 30 different kinds of pet cats

Cats started living with people over 7,000 years ago and still live with us today. Cats like to eat meat or fish. And they like to drink milk. Sometimes they catch a mouse or a little bird.

Cats have very good senses: They can see well in the dark and they hear, smell and touch very well, too. They often sleep during the day. They prefer to hunt in the evening or at night. But they do not like swimming.

Lions and tigers are cats, too. But they are no pets. They are wild animals. Lions live in Africa. Tigers live in Asia.

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