More than 5000 years ago, Egyptians began to worship cats as a powerful animal totem "", or spiritual protectors. With the passage of time, he began to represent many different aspects of the lives of the ancient Egyptians. The cat was a symbol of the feminine principle, as well as fertility and motherhood. Also, they believe that this cat was a powerful symbol of the lunar surface.
In the book of the dead, said the cats as a protector against the evil gods and spirits. Following this, you will often find statues of cats wearing jewelry, or even cats stuffed buried in graves along with their owners.
Even cats and revered in ancient Egypt cats exported from outside the country and is strictly prohibited, and killed the cat would lead to the death penalty immediately.
It is arguable that the Egyptians took this too far. During the war with the Persians, the Persians and the kidnapping of thousands of cats hostage, demanding the immediate extradition in exchange for the life kitties. Rather than to tempt the death of the gods, the Egyptians surrendered immediately and hand over their land to the Persians.
After thousands of years of love that never ends, and a wealth of cat changed in 400 BC, when he was banned from the population from the worship of cats. Since then, the cats returned to their status as domesticated animals in Egypt.
However, the air of mystique and spirituality did not leave the cat and even today, and cats are mystical, magical animal.
Egyptian cat tattoo on a big step to show your individuality, as well as to allow the world to know that you have the spiritual side of Mystic. It also looks very strange, and while they are also very traditional to have luck with the new real age.
Because this is not a very common design too, you should spend some time looking around in the databases of a wide range of tattoo designs to choose the one you want before you go to the tattoo salon. Otherwise, you will have a very limited range to choose from when you go there.