Chase’s Animal Facts

Cheetahs in captivity

 

While never truly domesticated due to the difficulty in breeding them in captivity, Cheetahs have been raised from the time they were cubs by nobility and used as hunting companions since the year 1700 BCE, starting in Ancient Egypt.

 

The world’s smallest feline species is the Rusty-Spotted Cat from India and Sri Lanka, weighing in at a mere 3 pounds adult size! For scope, the average house cat weighs around 10 lbs.

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