YouTube Short Cat Video 5 Historical Cat Facts That Will Blow Your MInd

Ever wondered how cats managed to conquer history? Here’s a fact that might blow your mind. In the time of ancient Rome, cats didn’t just chase mice; they were believed to usher in good luck and ward off malevolent spirits. Now isn’t that something?

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In medieval Europe, cats were used in folk medicine. People believed that a cat’s purring had healing properties and could cure illness.

During the European witch hunts, cats were often persecuted as witches’ familiars and met gruesome fates.

In ancient Egypt, cats were mummified and buried with their owners to accompany them to the afterlife. Cat cemeteries have been discovered.

Vikings brought cats on their ships to control rats. These furry shipmates were highly valued for keeping food stores safe on long voyages.

Cats have quite the historical tales to tell. Which facts surprised you the most? Let us know in the comments and be sure to follow for more fascinating feline stories. Meow out!

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