Which Feline God Is Your Cat Most Like?

Zoe Samuel

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About This Quiz

Cats have been worshiped since the dawn of civilization, in the form of a variety of cat deities and spirits. Even today, a lot of domestic cats think they're gods - and many of their owners agree (at the very least, they wisely do so when the cat is in the room). However, even the most poised and self-aggrandizing moggy would be impressed with some of the achievements of cat gods and goddesses throughout history. It's one thing to have a human willing to empty your litter box, rub your belly, use their laser pointer to entertain you, Instagram your every move and feed you whenever you demand it. It's quite another to have them build a whole temple in your honor and sacrifice animals to you inside it!

Cat deities have appeared in Chinese, Egyptian, Mayan and other cultures. Sometimes they are associated with healing and birth, other times with friendship and the home, and still other times with loyalty, playfulness, protection and good fortune. Anyone who enjoys the company of a cat in their home knows that their kitty brings all of these and more to the relationship - but individual cats certainly lean in one direction or the other. We know your cat always lands on his or her feet - but let's find out who they're channeling when they do!

How empathic is your cat?

Is he friendly?

Would he protect you from a burglar?

How lazy is your cat?

Is your cat your best friend?

Which big cat is he most like?

Does your cat put up with any crap from anyone?

Is your cat there when you need her?

Does your cat express her needs?

Does your cat root for you?

Does your cat like most people?

Does your cat play a lot, and if so, how?

Does your cat like other cats?

Does your cat like animals who are not cats?

How does your cat greet visitors to your house?

How big is your cat?

Is your cat trained at all?

Does your cat ever bring you gifts, and if so, what?

What is your cat afraid of?

How many hours a day does your cat sleep?

Does your cat see you more as staff or owner?

Is your cat greedy?

How much time per day does your cat spend grooming?

Does your cat ever catch vermin?

Is your cat well known in your neighborhood?

Have you ever taken your cat for a walk?

If you left dinner unattended, what would your cat do?

Is there anything your cat will not eat?

Do you sometimes feel like your cat is laughing at you?

If you sit down to get some work done, what does your cat do?

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