Feline Festivities: The Most Purrfect Cat Festivals in the World

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In ancient Egypt, wealthy families dressed their cats in elegant jewels because they believed cats had magical powers. Nowadays, cat culture has co-opted how we communicate. Who hasn’t emphasized their text messages with whatever cat .gif fits the mood?

The way we honor and appreciate our furry felines has expanded in ways ancient Egyptians never thought possible. They set the bar, but we’ve truly raised the stakes. Gather your furriest housemates and check out these far-out cat festivals from around the world.

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