In western cultures, we love our cats and find many excuses to demonstrate our devotion to these unique animals. Even though cats are often seen as aloof and independent, cat lovers nonetheless express their admiration for their feline friends by collecting all things feline. Many styles and designs of collectible cat bookends are available, from the artistic to the comical.
Cats have been revered as almost godlike many cultures, especially in ancient Egypt and other parts of the Middle East. In ancient Egypt, cats would often be embalmed and mummified in much the same way as royalty. Cats were thought to be the living embodiment of certain ancient gods or reincarnated humans.
Cat bookends are available that will satisfy almost any interior design taste, making decorative bookends that feature cats very popular.