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Mafdet

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Wednesday, June 2nd, 2010

Here kitty, kitty.

Are we having a “cat” moment? It’s not our first. Our fascination with cats has a long history – to wit Egyptians had a religion that centered on the worship of animals, including cats. The Goddess Mafdet, the deification of justice and execution, was a lion-headed goddess while the Goddess Bast, also a cat-goddess, represented fertility