Today people love cats by posting pictures and videos on the Internet, but back in the old days when there were no computers, people had to rely on other ways to show their love for their favorite felines. In Cyprus, archeologists discovered a 9,500 year old cat buried next to someone of considerable standing.

In Illinois, archeologists found a 2,200 bobcat with a shell and beer teeth collar around its neck. So it’s obvious that cats have been revered throughout history even in death.

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