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It is believed that the spread of cats from Egypt to the Mediterranean area and Europe is a result of Phonecian traders ignoring Egyptian laws and smuggling them out. Cats did not attain as high a stature in Greece or Rome because those cultures already had vermin catchers in domesticated weasels, martens and/or polecats.
|Sheri Ann Richerson|