One Claw-some Cat

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Bastet, the Egyptian Cat Goddess and killer of the of the evil Snake God, Apep, was worshipped for her tenacity and independence. She was allowed to roam freely but remained the guardian of the home. In ancient times, cult followers of Bastet convened in raucous, erotic ceremonies, offering sacrifices to the great Cat Goddess. Bastet’s powerful, long-lasting mythology inspired today’s DrawlloweenMagic Mystery.

Bastet, Egyptian Cat Goddess

Some 300,000 cat mummies were excavated from the temple of Bastet at Per-Bast.

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