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Episode 34 - The Rise of the Cat
Episode 3413th September 2021 • Stories of Strangeness • Zoe and Mike
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In this episode, Zoe tells us about the odd relationship between humans and cats and how that came to be.

We also talk about weasel diets, witches' teats and picking up dog poop. You know - the usual sort of thing.

Here's a rundown of the episode:

00:28 - Hello!

01:23 - Presented Piece - The Rise of the Cat

09:32 - Promo - Prairieland Paranormal

10:10 - Discussion

44:31 - Fun Fact - Torpenhow Hill

45:17 - Where You Can Find Us Online

47:10 - Bye

Total Runtime: 47:47


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Promo

Our promo partner this week is the Prairieland Paranormal podcast. Listen to Eric and Jessica bringing you the best from the world of the paranormal, including interviews, storytelling, and more!


We're looking for new promo partners!

Got a podcast? Think it will work well with ours? Drop us a line at storiesofstrangeness@gmail.com if you're interested in doing a promo swap.

We're also on Audrey.io - https://app.audry.io/publisher/discover/1515122258


Research Links

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

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

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

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

https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/pages/article/cats-rule-in-ancient-egypt

https://www.petfinder.com/pet-adoption/cat-adoption/why-did-egyptians-worship-cats/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cultural\_depictions\_of\_cats

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

https://www.omlet.co.uk/guide/cats/the\_history\_of\_the\_cat/

https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/how-englands-first-cat-show-countered-victorian-snobbery-about-cats


Our Links


Website - Sign up for email alerts, view the gallery, and other cool stuff.

Instagram - Where we hang out the most.

Facebook - We have a page and a group - come talk to us!

Twitter - Mike sends all our tweets - blame him!

Our Redbubble page, where you can find all of our designs and illustrations on loads of products.

Our Patreon page, if you'd like to support the show. We're starting with 2 tiers: £1 a month, to support the show, which is about $1.38, where we will thank you personally on the show - and £3 a month, which is about $4.13, that will enable you to listen to outtakes, minisodes and give you access to other bonus content, bi-weekly.

Thanks! See you next time - Mike and Zoe.