Yet another in Gert’s series Strange Things Australian Animals Do.
If you’re an owl-lover like the Gerts you won’t be able to resist this:
Herodotus writes that when an Egyptian house was on fire, the inhabitants were more concerned about their cats than their property. When a member of a visiting Roman delegation accidentally killed a cat in 59BC, the man was lynched despite intervention from the king. And the Egyptian sage Ankhsheshonq warned, “Do not laugh at a cat”.
Once I bought a house with a roof terrace from where I would be able to observe the sea, and ships passing by. Continue reading Pigeons