[Animals that are ancestors of cats] What is Proailurus? The First Felines The History of Cats
Many people may be familiar with Miakis, who is said to be the oldest ancestor of cats. However, not many people know about Proailurus, which is said to be the first member of the cat family. They are small creatures that lived about 25 million years ago. They are the foundation of the feline family, and their sizes are fairly similar to modern cats.