A Quick History of How Our Favorite Pets Became Pets

You’ve heard domestic dogs came from wolves.

But did you know that domestic cats are vrey closely related to their wild counterparts? These two videos will give you even more appreciation for our best friends and how they became our best friends.

Meet the Author: Thomas Mulcahy

Thomas can't remember a time when his household didn't have a four-legged member of the family. When our Giant Schnauzer isn't digging around for rodents to play with, she's patiently waiting for food to drop to the floor or barking at the mailman. Thomas now swears by Schnauzers as being the best breed ever—they don't shed and they're the smartest and most entertaining dogs he's ever met. Plus the Giants make great wrestling partners.

Video: Just Some Tiger Cubs Playing With a Dog
Video: Dog Doesn't Recognize Owner Immediately