School of History
Museums around the world have paintings, mummified cats, and other artifacts from ancient history that shows the cat played a large role as family members during history. Learn how the cat – from ancient Egypt to modern times – has impacted not only history, myths and folklore, but modern day professions and business!
Cats Who "Rule the States"
Did you know that some states actually have state cats?! Well, they do! You can find out which states do by clicking here. For more interesting history about the cat click here.
Famous Cat Lovers Throughout Time
While the first recorded illustrations of cats as pets was found in the Egyptian tombs, during history the cat has played an important role in the lives of many famous people. Here are a few that were known as big cat lovers. To read more click here.
A Brief History of Cat Shows
This is "very brief history" provides a background to some of the "retrospective" pieces covering British cat care from the 1930s through to the 1970s. It is not intended to be a definitive history of cat shows or cat fancies. Cat fancies will be able to provide far more detailed information on their own history, right down to "which cat won which prize in which year, and who were his parents?". For definitive information or for information on the cat fancy outside of the UK, you are advised to visit the official sites of the registries whose history interests you. To read more click here.