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Purrfectly Odd Things You Didn't Know About Cat Worship in History

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Vote up the most curious facts about cat worship throughout human history.

The history of cat worship primarily centers around ancient Egypt, but that's not the only place where reverence for all things feline existed. So who worshipped cats? There are many societies that bowed to our feline friends - Li Shou was a Chinese cat god that protected crops from being eaten by mice, and a black cat called Ovinnik was a god in ancient Poland. 

Did you know that wealthy cat owners draped their feline companions in jewels in ancient Egypt? Or that an entire battle was surrendered, simply because the Egyptians didn't want any harm to come to cats scattered on the battlefield? Read on to discover all the purrfect facts about cat worship throughout history and vote up the strangest facts.