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The name "mau" is translated from Ancient Egyptian language as "cat". As Egyptian Mau is from Egypt, their ancestors can be considered the nubian cats esteemed by ancient Egyptians as sacred. These cats symbolized gods of Bast and Ra embodied in shape of moustached myshelov.
In Europe the first cats of breed the Egyptian Mau appeared in the middle of the 20th century, and then learned about them also in America.
In 1977 in the USA Egyptian Mau received the competitive status.
On a photo: Egyptian Mau. Photo: of Google . ru