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6 edition of Cats of myth found in the catalog.

Cats of myth

tales from around the world

by Gerald Hausman

  • 194 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cats -- Folklore.,
  • Tales.,
  • Cats -- Folklore.,
  • Folklore.

  • About the Edition

    A collection of stories from Egypt, India, Japan, Scandinavia, Ireland and other places that portray cats as goddesses, guardians, tricksters, warriors, magicians, and more.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Gerald and Loretta Hausman ; illustrated by Leslie Baker.
    GenreFolklore.
    ContributionsHausman, Loretta., Baker, Leslie A., ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ8.1.H29 Cat 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 87 p. :
    Number of Pages87
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL47796M
    ISBN 100689823207
    LC Control Number99048472
    OCLC/WorldCa42652561

      Cats first came to North America, it is thought, in CE, from England, to help control the mice and rat population but they seem to have been largely considered utilitarian until the Victorian Age when they became cherished pets and, in the United States, this was largely due to the influence of Godey's Lady's Book and Sarah Hale's Author: Joshua J. Mark. Lario/Shutterstock. Videos starring cats afraid of cucumbers are popping up all over the Internet. In the videos, the felines face away, and their owners secretly place a cucumber behind : Emily Dinuzzo.

    Community Cats Are A Myth, House Cats Rule. 99 likes. Free roaming cats are not " community cats" That is a ers:   Cats may often seek out babies for body warmth and snuggles. By: mliu92 Myths about the coexistence of cats and babies have abounded for centuries. I’ll confess that I, for one, was a little on edge in the past at the thought of a cat .

      The following is an excerpt from The Penguin Guide to the Superstitions of Britain and Ireland by Steve Roud. In many areas of Britain and Ireland, when a death occurred in a house, the family cats and dogs would be removed immediately: The household companions of dog and cat were rigidly excluded from the stricken house; indeed, it was not uncommon for . The cat (Felis catus) is a domestic species of small carnivorous mammal. It is the only domesticated species in the family Felidae and is often referred to as the domestic cat to distinguish it from the wild members of the family. A cat can either be a house cat, a farm cat or a feral cat; the latter ranges freely and avoids human contact. Domestic cats are valued by Class: Mammalia.


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Cats of myth by Gerald Hausman Download PDF EPUB FB2

To call "Cats of Myth" a children's book or juvenile fiction is probably a little too simplistic. Although it is only 96 pages long, Cats of myth book is actual substance to the stories, which represent Polynesia, the West Indies, multiple Germanic nations, China, Egypt, and more/5(4).

Get this from a library. Cats of myth: tales from around the world. [Gerald Hausman; Loretta Hausman; Leslie A Baker] -- A Cats of myth book of stories from Egypt, India, Japan, Scandinavia, Ireland and other places that portray cats as goddesses, guardians, tricksters, warriors, magicians, and.

Our reverence of cats has deep roots. Tens of thousands of years before the ancient Egyptians held them in highest regard, felines figured prominently in world mythologies. In the pantheon of gods and deities, the majestic feline has reigned supreme for o years.

Mythology is a civilization’s collection of stories addressing its worldview, beliefs Continued. Cat Mythology Fact #2: This sacred animal was so important to the Egyptian society and religion, that after the cat's death, its body was mummified and buried in a special cemetery.

Also, the Egyptians had strict laws prohibiting the export of cats. However, because cats were valued in other parts of the world for their rat-catching prowess, Phoenician traders often smuggled.

Cats in ancient Egypt were represented in social and religious practices of Ancient Egypt for more than years. Several Ancient Egyptian deities were depicted and sculptured with cat-like heads such as Mafdet, Bastet and Sekhmet, representing justice, fertility and power.

The deity Mut was also depicted as a cat and in the company of a cat. Cats were praised for killing. Editors note: Re: Feeding cats almond or coconut milk. Since cats carnivores, I wouldn’t feed any of the nut milks. Some cats are sensitive to nuts and the oils in coconut milk can have laxative effect.

Gris Gris likes unsweetened coconut milk as an occasional treat, and he loves butter and unsweetened Greek yogurt but again just a dollop. As a companion to Dogs of Myth (), illustrated by Barry Moser, the Hausmans offer nine (naturally) tales of puissant pussies, each depicted in luminous watercolors by a premier illustrator of d by type—Creation, Trickster, Goddess, Monster, etc.—the stories come from a variety of cultures.

They are freely retold with a fine sense of humor and an often clever turn of. The answer is no, cats and dogs don't actually hate each other. When cats and dogs take issue with each other, it has much more to do with predatory instincts and communication issues.

When dogs were first domesticated, many were bred to chase and hunt small, furry animals, according to Dr. Jill Sackman, a clinician in behavioral medicine for Author: Caitlin Jill Anders. The winged cat – a feline with wings like a bird, bat or other flying creature – is a theme in artwork and legend going back to prehistory, especially mythological depictions of big cats with eagle wings in Eurasia and North in domestic cats with wings persists to the present day as an urban ngs of cats with supposed wings are easily explained by medical.

Cats are believed to be able to predict the weather–if a cat spends the entire day looking out a window, it could mean rain is on the way. In Colonial America, if your cat spent the day with her back to the fire, then it indicated a cold snap was coming in. Sailors often used the behavior of ships’ cats to foretell weather events–sneezes.

Cats is inspired by the poetry of T.S. Eliot entitled Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats (). In addition to the show Cats, we also have the State, National and International Cat Shows, and many organizations dedicated to preserving knowledge about the history of cats and devoted to celebrating their domestication.

Cat myth #2: Cats will take care of themselves if left alone for a few days. NOPE. If you’re going to be gone for more than 12 to 14 hours, someone should check on them. Cats who are left alone for long periods of time can get into trouble, become depressed and get sick.

Black cats and evil eyes is a collection of random superstitions. The book explains the superstition origins, how they were incorporated in our day to day lives. Some of these are well-known while the others have faded over the years/5.

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I have over 50 cat books in my possession, and have lived with cats for 34 of my 39 years. Top 10 Black Cat Facts and Myths - Cats - Animal Facts No feline is more maligned than the black cat. The black cat along with pumpkins, bats and witches [and spiders] yes and spiders.

Cat Superstitions & Folklore. Cats could cause very bad luck if they snuck aboard a boat, but throwing the cat from the boat would surely cause treacherous weather for the crew.

Likewise, a Dutch superstition says that forgetting to feed your cat. The Moral Cost of Cats a concerted, nationwide effort to rid the landscape of cats. (The book is based on Marra’s personal and scientific research, and the views and conclusion are expressly.

11 cats from mythology You could opt for Leo, the fifth astrological sign of the zodiac, or get really creative with one of these legendary cat-inspired names. Bakeneko, a supernatural cat of. Christmas Legend--Why Tabby #Cats Have An "M" On Their Forehead by Karen Rose Smith The holiday season is filled with myths and legends explaining many of the symbols and customs that surround us at this time of the year.

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Engels declares confidently: Engels seems to have happily accepted the myth of a massacre of cats after Vox in Rama without bothering to check it. Guest post by Daniel Richardson, author of the blog Tuxedo Cats, talks about the myths about black cats.

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