So cats became animals sacred to the solar deity. Egyptian Bast Bastet Cat Goddess Cat Leaning on Candle Pillar Statue. This beautiful depiction of the cat headed Egyptian Goddess Bast is something to see.
Sitting portrait of the egyptian pharaoh named Khafra or Khafre (Greek Chephren); it was found in Mit Rahina and resides in the Egyptian Museum, in Cairo, Egypt. Fourth dynasty (between 2558 BC and 2532 BC) by JM Benito Alvarez