“The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats…”

~Albert Schweitzer
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EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CATS

HISTORY

Cat lovers who want to follow the cat as it prowls through centuries of history can find everything they want to know here. Starting with the cat's very beginnings in pre-history, to its rise as a beloved and worshipped goddess, to its demonization, and finally to its gradual climb to its position today as cherished companion and inspiration, The Great Cat will lead you to a complete understanding of the enduring history of our enigmatic feline.

ART

Cat and Butterfly  detail from an ink and color scroll painting, 18th century  Hokusai Smithsonian Institute, Washington DC

The Great Cat traces the cat in art from Ancient Egypt to the modern day. See how man's perceptions of the cat have changed in art through history.

LITERATURE

Middle Ages Manuscript with cat paw prints

Read stories, poems and quotations about cats. See how the cat was cherished all over the world from the earliest times.

THE CONTEMPORARY CAT

---Coming Soon---Cat Breeds

---Famous Cat Lovers

---Cats in Films

---Cat Heroes

---Cats in the News

AND MUCH MORE......

 

 

ABOUT LA VOCELLE

Laura and Beseechy-smallLaura Vocelle is the creator and founder of The Great Cat, the top art, history, and literature website about cats.

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