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7 Old Wives' Tales About Cats That Kids Are Totally Freaked Out By, But Shouldn't Be
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Cats have been seen alternately as divine the Egyptian goddess Bastet took a feline form or evil we all know black cats bring bad luck, right? If the myth that cats steal sleeping babies' breath were true, it would definitely fit in with that darker image. However, no scientific study or verifiable accounts back up such stories. Cats do crave softness and warmth. It's an instinct that keeps them close to the safety of their mothers as kittens.
As someone who grew up with cats and still loves everything feline, I think cats are amazing companions. Historically, though, not everybody has held such positive beliefs about kitties. But by teaching your kid not to believe the old wives' tales about cats , you're setting the record straight for the next generation. In reality, cats are awesome pets that deserve all the love in the world. But I'm kind of biased. However, plenty of myths about cats are still very present in the culture today.