Ghost Cat

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  1. RaM

    RaM Great Old One

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    When they demolished some Buildings in Cleveleys they found a mummified
    cat it was left for some time behind the work cabin and was in remarkable condition
    I dont know what happened to it but was told that it was quite common and I don't
    know the truth of this bit that in days gone by to bury a cat under the building
    for good luck, not very lucky for the cat but there you go, but many cats must
    wander under part built buildings and get bricked in maybe thats why there seems
    to be a few ghost cats about.
     
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    escargot1 Justified and Ancient

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    There's a Georgian building near here that's now used as a dentist's surgery, which has a mummified cat in the cellar. The cat is mentioned in the deeds as part of the building and not to be moved or disposed of.
     
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    Naughty_Felid No longer interesting

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    Cats were buried in the walls, lintels and jambs to ward off evil spirits and mummified cats still turn up now and again. I always remember watching a doco a number of years back on Windsor castle where they were filming the renovation of part of the castle and discovered a mummified cat.

    The two history experts had no idea how it got there and surmised that it had fallen in when the place was being built - they had no idea.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dried_cat

    http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/new...-mummified-cat-found-in-walls-of-cottage.html

    People valued kitties back in medieval times. Not just for keeping vermin down but also for seeing off monsters - Rawrr!

    Here's also a brief history on how cats made it here - not sure how accurate it is as I got distracted by the kitty pics.

    https://www.omlet.co.uk/guide/cats/the_history_of_the_cat
     
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  4. RaM

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    That sounds right thought I had heard something along those lines.
     
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    i cant remember if i have mentioned this before on here? but, my cousin(s) lived in an 'active' house when they were younger. anyway one of my female cousins often felt a cat curl up on her bed at night, except they didnt have a cat.
     
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