Ancient Egypt Cats

By Bella Subramaniam

The Cat

-raised just to be mummified used offering Gods of Egypt.


-most popular household pet.


- also known, feline goddess could take form cat or lioness.


-Egypt name for cat ‘Miw.’ derived noise cat makes.


The Dog

-helped guard herd, help round game drive.


- dog part of family dies, whole family shave entire body and head.


- Dogs, Jackals both sacred Anubis, sometimes called Anubis animals.


Ptah, Apis Bull

- Ptah, he was represented sacred bull also known Apis Bull.


-To be Apis Bull had to have more than 25 markings bodies.

Random facts

-animals were sacred not just for power also for sacredness towards Egyptian God.


-typical household pets were ducks, monkeys, dogs and cats.


- Animals

important,households, Gods, even hunters.