When a cat died in Ancient Egypt their…

catWhen a cat died in Ancient Egypt, their human family would go into a deep mourning and shave their eyebrows. One’s face tends to look more sorrowful and serious without eyebrows. While eyebrows tend to grow back in about a week, meticulous shaving for the two month mourning period was an act of dedication, and a way of commemorating the cat’s life.

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