22 facts about cats that’ll make you love them even if you’re a dog lover well maybe did you know that every culture has its own word for the sound a cat makes in English cats say meow kitties in Korea say meow and a cat in Turkey will greet you with meow obviously the whole world is obsessed with these adorable furry creatures so why not brush up on your cat facts some of them will definitely surprise you before we pay homage to the feline be sure to click that subscribe button and ring the notification bell to join us on the bright side.
the Mesopotamians and ancient Egyptians were the first to domesticate cats since these cultures were dependent on agriculture the enemies of their livelihood were the animals that ate their crops it’s speculated that once they finally figured out that wild cats preyed on these creatures they fed the cats to keep them around and this is how they slowly became domesticated.
when their pets died Egyptian cat owners would not only mummify their beloved friends along with some mummified mice for their journey through the afterlife but also shave off their eyebrows as a sign of mourning once their brows grew back the period of mourning was over yeah we’re talking about the cat owners eyebrows not actually shaving the dead cats that would be weird.
now since the Egyptians thought of cats so highly they accessorized their pets with jewels the richer and more aristocratic the owner the bigger the jeweled collar their cat wore they also held an annual cat festival.
in ancient Egypt anyone found guilty of killing a cat even accidentally was sentenced to death wow that’s harsh it was said that not even the fear which rome inspired could save a man from this ultimate punishment.