Cat names with African roots

Cat names based on African mythology:

  1. Bastet: In ancient Egyptian mythology, Bastet was the goddess of home, fertility, and childbirth, and was often depicted with a cat’s head.
  2. Mami Wata: In West African mythology, Mami Wata is a water spirit associated with fertility, healing, and protection. She is often depicted with a snake or a cat.
  3. Akeru: In Ancient Egyptian mythology, Akeru was the lion-headed god who guarded the horizon, protecting the sun as it rose and set each day.
  4. Apedemak: In Nubian mythology, Apedemak was the lion-headed god of war, depicted as a fierce warrior with a lion’s mane and a serpent in his hand.
  5. Amunet: In Ancient Egyptian mythology, Amunet was the goddess of mystery and hidden things, often associated with the cat.
  6. Oya: In Yoruba mythology, Oya is the goddess of winds, storms, and death, often depicted with a leopard or a cat.
  7. Anansi: In West African mythology, Anansi is the trickster god of storytelling and wisdom, often depicted as a spider or a cat.
  8. Sekhmet: In Ancient Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was the goddess of war and destruction, often depicted with a lion’s head and a woman’s body.
  9. Mati Syra Zemia: In Zimbabwean mythology, Mati Syra Zemia is the goddess of the earth and fertility, often depicted with a cat or a lion.
  10. Apophis: In Ancient Egyptian mythology, Apophis was the serpent god of chaos and darkness, often depicted as a snake or a cat.

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