Over thousands of years the cat has evolved and adapted to become one of the most popular pets and one of the most fascinating companions. It could easily be argued that the cat domesticated humans rather than the other way around!
History of the cat
The domestic cat has had a profound affect on human societies across the globe and have made a valuable contribution to the lives of many people throught the ages. Their influence stretches back to the earliest human societies and have been both worshiped and reviled; but the cat has always been an important part of human culture. Click on the links below to fnd out more about the history of the cat.
Mythology of the cat
Since the dawn of human culture the cat has been the source of many myths and legends. In many the cat is associated with the gods and accorded great respect, while in others the cat has been associated with devils and demons. Click on ther links below to find out about the myths and legends about cats.