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14 Legends About Cats From Around the World


Offbeat  (tags: cats, legends, world, internet, obsessed, myths, animals, bizarre, news, unusual, society )

Lone
- 512 days ago - msn.com
ItâEUR(TM)s not just the internet thatâEUR(TM)s obsessed with cats. Since time immemorial, civilizations across the world have been devising myths about these curious creatures,



   

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Freya H (345)
Monday October 23, 2017, 1:30 pm
Cats are truly amazing. Little wonder there are so many bizarre legends about them.
 

MmAway M (522)
Monday October 23, 2017, 3:57 pm
Thanks Lone. Got a smile on some.

8. "THEY CAN TALK, CARRY COFFINS, AND FORM A MONARCHY (I ADORE BLACK CATS!!! )
Speaking of black cats with white patches: In the British fable The King of the Cats, a sexton digging a grave (in some versions he's just walking down the road) spies a clowder of nine black cats with white spots on their chests, carrying a miniature cat-sized coffin with a crown resting on it. One of the cats tells the man to "Tell Tommy Tildrum that Timmy Toldrum is dead." The astonished man returns home to his wife and relays the news, while their house cat keeps interrupting his story with frantic meows. The couple ignores him, and they continue discussing the strange occurrence, amidst the racket. Finally, at the end, the man asks his wife if she knows who Tommy Tildrum is, so he can tell Tommy that Timmy has died, whereupon the cat cries out in the King’s English: "What? Old Tim dead? Then I'm the King o' the Cats!" At this, the house cat—who is named Old Tom—scrambles up the chimney, never to be seen again."

Interesting but...really?!?! Good one Lone
 

Walter F (129)
Monday October 23, 2017, 5:50 pm
Thanks Lone , very good ,I've kept and copied that to send on to other cat lovers
 

Jim Ven (0)
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 5:49 am
thanks for sharing
 

Jerome S (0)
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 5:57 am
thanks
 

Janis K (129)
Tuesday October 24, 2017, 6:11 am
Thanks for sharing.
 

Kimberly Wallace (0)
Friday November 3, 2017, 4:02 pm
TY
 
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