By Philip Round, Comox Valley EchoMarch 6, 2009

The ancient Egyptians’ reverence of cats will be reflected in a cabaret fundraiser for the Kitty Cat PAL Society tomorrow (Saturday).

Belly dancers and drummers from all over Vancouver Island will be performing at the Elks Hall in Courtenay, where the Egyptian theme will also include a bazaar and food.

The link between Egypt and cats goes back many centuries to a time when Bastet – the cat goddess – was also viewed as the patron of music and dance.

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