Cats were worshipped by the people. Bastet was the cat goddess. Cat mummies are found out in large numbers. Cats were popular companions of the people.
A bull represented power, aggression and masculinity. A cow’s quiet demeanour suggested a gentle aspect of feminine beauty. Her gift of milk was considered important.
In Ancient Egypt, the fish had both sacred and scorned species. Some were sacred in some places and not allowed to be eaten, whereas in other places, anyone could eat the fish. Some of the fish in Egypt included the carp, perch and catfish.