Petrarch’s Cat

If you make a visit to Italy and visit the museum-home of the author Petrarch, you will get to see the mummified body of his adored cat.

Or so the legend goes. Actually, the cat corpse is a mere four hundred years old, created by the person who owned the house in the 1600s.

Read about it here.

     Posted By: Paul - Sun Jun 12, 2022
     Category: Hoaxes and Imposters and Imitators | Historical Figure | Cats | Europe

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