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Perhaps, one of the few ancient communities who regarded animals as sacred was the Egyptian community.

It is interesting to study about the animals of Ancient Egypt.The ancient Egyptians had numerous different types of pets - monkeys, ducks, geese, pigeons, hoopoes, falcons, cats, dogs and even ferrets.

Cats were worshipped by the people. Bastet was the cat goddess. Cat mummies are found out in large numbers. Cats were popular companions of the people. A bull represented power, aggression and masculinity.

Egypt Cat Goddess pictures
Egypt Cat Goddess