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NOVA: Cat Tales

Three cats sat together at Kennington Film Studios, London.
Courtesy of WGBH/Matt Frost
Three cats sat together at Kennington Film Studios, London.

Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at 8 p.m. on KPBS TV / On Demand

Worshipped as a goddess, condemned as satanic, and spun into a stunning array of breeds, cats have long fascinated humans. But did we ever really domesticate them? And what can science tell us about our most mysterious companions?

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Ginger cat at Kennington Film Studios, London.
Courtesy of WGBH/Matt Frost
Ginger cat at Kennington Film Studios, London.

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Tabby and black cats at Kennington Film Studios, London.
Courtesy of WGBH/Matt Frost
Tabby and black cats at Kennington Film Studios, London.