Cat History

Did Lenin like cats?

Yes, there are clear indications from a video on YouTube and a still photo online, both of which are shown…

4 weeks ago

St Nicholas of the Cats

St Nicholas of the Cats is a Byzantine convent in Cyprus which in 1996 housed only five nuns and a…

1 month ago

Great find in Egypt of cat mummies. How did the cats die?

At the date of this post, Egyptian egyptologists are ecstatic at the recent discovery of a cache of 75 wooden…

2 months ago

Cat mummies were sometimes part of a scam organised by unscrupulous priests

In ancient Egypt cat mummies were offered to the gods for a favour or a sign of the person's gratitude…

3 months ago

Community outraged after a Rochelle, Illinois Facebook post stated a plan to trap and kill feral cats

City administrators in Rochelle, Illinois are under fire after a Facebook post on Thursday stated a plan to trap and…

3 months ago

Grimalkin Cat

This is about domestic cat history. The title is a Google search term but misleading because it implies that there…

4 months ago

The value of domestic cats has dramatically decreased since the 10th century

"The dramatic decrease in value of domestic cats over a 1000 years feeds cat abuse" - Michael Several statutes (laws…

5 months ago

‘Colocolo’ connects Chile’s top football club and the Pampas cat

A tribal chief who's name was Colocolo connects a Chilean football club and a wild cat species, the Pampas cat.…

5 months ago

Native North American Indians in Canada referred to domestic cats as q’umsciwaalhh

There is an interesting post on the reddit.com website by a linguist who is an expert in the Native American…

6 months ago

Pictures from the Middle Ages of domestic cats licking their anal area

The voyeuristic fascination with domestic cats grooming their anal area started a long time ago, well before the Middle Ages…

6 months ago