BAST: EGYPTIAN GODDESSProtector of cats, women and children. The goddess of sunrise but was changed to the goddess of the moon by the Greeks. She is also known as the goddess of love, fertility, birth, music and dance
EGYPTIAN MAUThe only naturally spotted domestic cat. The spots are just on the coat, a shaved mau does not have spots on the skin.
During the middle ages religious fervor discouraged the practice of paganism. Cats were thought to be evil and were tortured and killed. The reduction of cats during the 1600 -1700s may be partly responsible for the spread of the bubonic plague as rodents spread the black death.
Manx:This cat is classified according to tail length:rumpy:no tailrumpy riser:stubstumpy:partial taillongy: complete or near complete tail