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The Artistic Cat: It would be impossible to improve upon the artistic design of the cat

‘If an artist were to design an animal it would be impossible to improve upon the cat.’ That’s how ‘The Artistic Cat, Praise, Poems and Paintings,’a miniature book, published in China by Running Press in 1991, describes the beautiful reproductions of paintings and...

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Wordless Wednesday: Abyssinian’s ancestry clouded 1

Wordless Wednesday: Abyssinian’s ancestry clouded

Does the Abyssinian dates back to the Blue Nile, being a descendent of the sacred cat of Ancient Egypt? It does indeed resemble the cats depicted in Egyptian art. Did it come back to England with soldiers at the end of the Abyssinia...

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In the Beginning, There Were Cats…Almost That Is 0

In the Beginning, There Were Cats…Almost That Is

In the beginning, there were cats, that is almost. Until recent years, it was believed that domestic cats originated in Egypt. Archeological findings had traced them living in a harmonious relationship with man (domesticated status) from as early as 3000 BC. Advances in...

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