Cat Names

Astonishing Names From History: India Astonishing Names From History: India
Among the ruins those very bricks, cat and dog paw prints still intact after 40 centuries, told their simple but timeless story. Cats have enjoyed a humble position in Indian mythology for thousands of years.

Astonishing Names From History: Japan Astonishing Names From History: Japan
Like most ancient cultures, the Japanese valued cats primarily for their rodent catching abilities. It didn't take long for the cat to become a familiar and welcome creature in all aspects of Japanese society, from the royal court of the divine Emperor to the humblest of merchants.
Astonishing Names From History: Celtic Astonishing Names From History: Celtic
Very rarely do cats figure in Celtic myths, but they often played an important part in the enactment of religious rituals. Unfortunately this part was the role of sacrificial offering.
Astonishing Names From History: The Ancient Middle East Astonishing Names From History: The Ancient Middle East
While not the cat worshippers as their mystic neighbors in Egypt were, these cultures nevertheless portrayed their gods with unmistakably feline behaviors.

Astonishing Names From History: Africa Astonishing Names From History: Africa
Africa has cats. We all know that. The problem is that most of the cats of Africa can rip you to shreds without so much as an "if-you-please."
Astonishing Names From History: Egyptian Astonishing Names From History: Egyptian
Many of the god names presented here have several alternate spellings, pronunciations, and in many cases were known by different names in various regions.
Astonishing Names From History: Finnish Astonishing Names From History: Finnish
The mysterious cat pulled the sleigh at fantastic speeds until it finally came to "Pohjola", a place where evil resides in everlasting night, located deep within the hinterlands of Finland.
Astonishing Names From History: Greek Astonishing Names From History: Greek
Cats do appear on Greek vases, and even the comic playwright Aristophanes found a way of sneaking cats into his theatrical presentations.
Astonishing Names From History: North America Astonishing Names From History: North America
The wild cats that Native Americans would most likely have been familiar with were, Bobcats; Canadian Lynx; and, of course, the formidable Puma.
Astonishing Names From History: Rome Astonishing Names From History: Rome
Despite their less demonstrative nature, the Romans admired the cat almost as much as the Egyptians. Cats were the only animal allowed in Roman temples.



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