See Bastet, Histoire de la vale et de la principaute d'Orange (Orange 1856).
Bastet Cat statues/paintings of Bastet cats - Cats were considered to be sacred beings by the ancient Egyptians because they were believed to personify the goddess Bastet.
Bastet was thought to be daughter or Ra and the goddess of pleasure and motherhood.
Bastet the cat goddess holds a particular fascination for cat lovers across the globe.
Cats: You may see cats in Egyptian tattoos because the Egyptian goddess of the moon, Bastet, is a cat.