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In Ancient China, cats were revered for their ability to rid homes of vermin and pests, but at the same time were also feared for the evil spirits that would accompany them into a home. Ceramic cat figurines were used to ward off the evil spirits, but were used for pratical reasons, as well. Hollowed figurines with a candle inside to make the eyes and mouth glow were used to scare rats away at night,
Book of the Cat
Pretty interesting. the things people think of!
pretty wierd how these things hapen
I think cats are adorable!
|Sheri Ann Richerson|