The Vikings would give kittens to newlywed brides as an essential part of a new household Ultrafactstumblrcom howdidthisevenhappenanyway ninety6tears roguetelemetry nekoama prokopetz ultrafacts bryarly foxfairy5 ultrafacts Source More Facts Yes this could have to do with the fact that Freya the Norse Goddess of love beauty and fertility drove a chariot pulled by cats So if I ever get married I fully expect a catmobile One of the other reasons why they gave cats to each other was for their valuable skills as mousers Cats were able to control rodent populations around their properties Also Norse myths are thought to have the earliest literary descriptions of the Norwegian Forest Cat They were described as large strong cats that drew Freya’s chariot and were so heavy that not even Thor God of Thunder could lift them from the floor Source They kinda live up to the legend too Your average Norwegian Forest Cat is twenty pounds of solid muscle with claws large and strong enough to climb solid rock They’ve been known to attack bears when defending their territory And yet they’re one of the cuddliest breeds out there particularly noted for being patient with small children I have a Norwegian mix and can attest that she is the cuddliest cat but also insane enough to try and fight a bear Viking cats “FIGHT ME” Whosoever holds this hammer if he be worthy still could not lift this cat I always love it when this post comes round because a giant kitties who Thor can’t lift and b that picture omg boar riding and flower throwing is a good thing Meme

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