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Cats, Children, and Facts: The Vikings would give kittens to newlywed brides as an essential part of a new household. Ultrafacts.tumblr.com howdidthisevenhappenanyway: ninety6tears: roguetelemetry: nekoama: prokopetz: ultrafacts: bryarly: foxfairy5: ultrafacts: Source More Facts Yes this could have to do with the fact that Freya the Norse Goddess of love, beauty and fertility drove a chariot pulled by cats. So, if I ever get married, I fully expect a catmobile.  One of the other reasons why they gave cats to each other was for their valuable skills as mousers. Cats were able to control rodent populations around their properties. Also, Norse myths are thought to have the earliest literary descriptions of the Norwegian Forest Cat. They were described as large, strong cats that drew Freya’s chariot and were so heavy that not even Thor, God of Thunder, could lift them from the floor. (Source) They kinda live up to the legend, too. Your average Norwegian Forest Cat is twenty pounds of solid muscle, with claws large and strong enough to climb solid rock. They’ve been known to attack bears when defending their territory. And yet they’re one of the cuddliest breeds out there, particularly noted for being patient with small children. I have a Norwegian mix, and can attest that she is the cuddliest cat but also insane enough to try and fight a bear. Viking cats “FIGHT ME” Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, still could not lift this cat. I always love it when this post comes round because a) giant kitties who Thor can’t lift and b) that picture omg boar riding and flower throwing is a good thing
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 part of a new household.
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Yes this could have to do with the fact that Freya the Norse Goddess of love, beauty and fertility drove a chariot pulled by cats.

So, if I ever get married, I fully expect a catmobile. 

One of the other reasons why they gave cats to each other was for their valuable skills as mousers. Cats were able to control rodent populations around their properties.
Also, Norse myths are thought to have the earliest literary descriptions of the Norwegian Forest Cat. They were described as large, strong cats that drew Freya’s chariot and were so heavy that not even Thor, God of Thunder, could lift them from the floor. (Source)

They kinda live up to the legend, too. Your average Norwegian Forest Cat is twenty pounds of solid muscle, with claws large and strong enough to climb solid rock. They’ve been known to attack bears when defending their territory. And yet they’re one of the cuddliest breeds out there, particularly noted for being patient with small children.


I have a Norwegian mix, and can attest that she is the cuddliest cat but also insane enough to try and fight a bear.


Viking cats “FIGHT ME”


Whosoever holds this hammer, if he be worthy, still could not lift this cat.


I always love it when this post comes round because a) giant kitties who Thor can’t lift and b) that picture omg boar riding and flower throwing is a good thing

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Meme, Boar, and Vessel: Me pretending to understand the Boar Vessel meme.
Meme, Boar, and Vessel: Me pretending to understand the Boar Vessel meme.

Me pretending to understand the Boar Vessel meme.

Alive, Doctor, and Memes: WORLD NEWS RESCUE CAVE MISSION July 2 12 boys and their soccer coach have all been found alive after missing in a cave in Thailand for nine days. Rescue workers have found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive after missing for nine days in a cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The boys are part of the Wild Boar soccer team, and range in ages from 11 to 16. They entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave on Saturday, June 23 with their coach during a team outing. The team and their coach became stranded in the dark caves after a sudden downpour. ___ The international rescue operation included Thai Navy SEALS as well as rescuers and experts from the U.S., China, Australia, and the U.K. Rescuers were working against a large, deep chamber, informally known as Pattaya Beach, which had been flooded. They believed the boys and their coach had taken refuge there. ___ The rescuers have to drain the water from the cave before they can retrieve the boys and the coach. ___ Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn told reporters on Monday night: - "Our mission (is) not done yet. We will drain all water out from the cave then we will take all 13 people out of the cave. We are now planning how to send nurse and doctor inside the cave to check their health and movement. We will work all night." ___ Photos: Thai Navy SEAL | AFP | BBC
Alive, Doctor, and Memes: WORLD NEWS
 RESCUE CAVE MISSION
 July 2 12 boys and their soccer coach have
 all been found alive after missing in a cave
 in Thailand for nine days.
Rescue workers have found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive after missing for nine days in a cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The boys are part of the Wild Boar soccer team, and range in ages from 11 to 16. They entered the Tham Luang Nang Non cave on Saturday, June 23 with their coach during a team outing. The team and their coach became stranded in the dark caves after a sudden downpour. ___ The international rescue operation included Thai Navy SEALS as well as rescuers and experts from the U.S., China, Australia, and the U.K. Rescuers were working against a large, deep chamber, informally known as Pattaya Beach, which had been flooded. They believed the boys and their coach had taken refuge there. ___ The rescuers have to drain the water from the cave before they can retrieve the boys and the coach. ___ Chiang Rai Governor Narongsak Osottanakorn told reporters on Monday night: - "Our mission (is) not done yet. We will drain all water out from the cave then we will take all 13 people out of the cave. We are now planning how to send nurse and doctor inside the cave to check their health and movement. We will work all night." ___ Photos: Thai Navy SEAL | AFP | BBC

Rescue workers have found all 12 boys and their soccer coach alive after missing for nine days in a cave in Chiang Rai, Thailand. The boys a...

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