Egyptians were at war with Persians, the Persian general decided to steal as many cats as possible from the Egyptians. In order to get their precious meowing pets back, they had to surrender their land to the Persians.
We still wonder why cats set the Internet aflame?
Here are 5 famous feline that have become Internet sensations all on their own:
1. Ask Jupiter - Talking Cat Answers Your Questions
2. The OMG Cat
The story of human-cat relationship dates back to 2000 B.C.E. Cats became very helpful to humans for their ability to hunt mice and snakes. Egyptians first domesticated kitties 4000 years ago to take care of the grain stores. Egyptians even began taking cats hunting because they could fetch birds from marshes. The ancient Egyptians called cats “Mau” and they rarely gave cats actual pet names
3. Surprised Kitty
4. Iggy Investigated an Ipad
5. 'I Love Cats'
Cats at one point were representing deities like the famous goddesses Bast who was the deity of protection, fertility, and motherhood.
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