Throughout history cats have been admired for their abilities to hunt and for their grace and beauty. They were held sacred by the Egyptians, while others have associated cats with bad luck and fear them. Cats are prevalent in many myths, legends, fairytales, storybooks and poetry written in the past and present day. Explore the world of cats with your students with the ideas and activities in this language-based resource. Activities focus on research, word study, art and creative writing.