Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Cats Through The Ages

There are many interesting facts about cats through the ages and the ways they have been used to help man. The ancient Egyptians were highly protective of their cats and anyone caught harming or killing one faced dire consequences. However, around 1000 BC, cats were being taken across the Mediterranean on board ships. They were undoubtedly used to keep down the rodent population in the stores of food on board those at the ships. In Japan, they were kept to help protect the valuable cocoons of

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