For The Love Of Bast

Dita Von Teese with her cat

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This is my fave pic of Dita Von Libra ever!   She and her cat are at LAX

The cat is named Aleister, after the Occultist and creator of the Thoth Deck Aleister Crowley.

I always thought she did more than just dabble.

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Asteroid Ubasti is currently in LEO – purrfect  – and trining Lilith.

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nat

A newsletter from our vet contained these interesting cat facts: * Cats are the most popular pets in the world * A cat uses its whiskers as feelers for navigation and to determine the width of an opening before squeezing through * Scientists have discovered that a cat can be either right-pawed or left-pawed * Cats sleep on average 13-14 hours per day * A cat can jump up to seven times its height * The cat’s clavicle, or collarbone, does not connect with other bones but is buried in the muscles of the shoulder region. This lack of a… Read more »

Anonymous
Anonymous

Well I have Ailurophilia then.

Stawr
Stawr

Cats have always been one of my favorite animals. I have a norweegian forrest cat named Bobby. My family has always got cats free. Good looking cats too.

I have a cat that I got from my cusin’s uncle. He is brown, white and fuffy. The vet will say to him “your too pretty to be a boy”.

I have Ubasti in Leo where I also have my IC.

And my cat was born sometime in November so he is either a Scorpio or a Sagittarius. :p

Uranian&Plutonic Virgo
Uranian&Plutonic Virgo

LOVE the kitty!!!!! Great pic, Mystic.

The Leo Socialite
The Leo Socialite

Lucy i am taking this advice to heart, thank you.

And also, i am really relieved that this post has not prompted a particular aquarius commenter to venture his opinions on “pussy”. LOL!

Hey is there a nutritionist in the house? Can being iron deficient make you feel emotional?

nat
nat

I think he bid us ‘aloha’. Again. Yes, you can feel more emotional (and irrational) when tired and iron deficiency is linked to fatigue. If your long-term stored iron has dropped to low levels it can take 3-4 months of extra supplementation to bring it back up. The idea that having a ‘good steak’ will cure iron deficiency is a myth. My advice: get a blood test now to determine the iron and ferritin levels. Take the results to a good nutritionist and ask for a 3 month plan to boost dietary iron. Get another blood test in to see… Read more »

Lucy
Lucy

A tarot reader told my friend once to “invite the goddess into your life and also be more like a cat”, as in, move through the world with catlike grace and don’t let things bother you too much.

Meowmix
Meowmix

i love love love cats!!! i am the humble servant to two purrrfect indoor Maine Coons. they are absolutely amazing.

Pegasus
Pegasus

Had a Maine Coon/Turkish Van/Persian mix for 10 years, before DVN’s (demented virgo neighbour) un-desexed-unvaccinated cats bit her on the bum and gave her something akin to leprosy. White and fluffy, short legs, claws sheathed by fur that grew to the tips. Never meowed but made a noise like a teddy bear squeak when she jumped and landed. NEVER killed, loved to watch the doves eat, in fact just loved other animals but NOT other cats. Name of Sugar Pearl as she glistened in the sun. Used to sit on the low fence at 5pm to receive pats and’ OOOOH-in,… Read more »

FireyBovine
FireyBovine

I have Sekhmet conjunct neptune rising which is one of my fave chart secrets – and Bast basks with my sun – I wonder if that explains the karmic/multidimensional connection to leo’s and cats that I have …

Catsmeow
Catsmeow

What’s your sign FireyBovine?

FireyBovine
FireyBovine

Taurus Sun : )

Catsmeow
Catsmeow

Nice! I’m a Leo so I was curious. 🙂

xox rockstar libran publicist xox
xox rockstar libran publicist xox

6million YouTuBE hits in 2 days

the mother hugs her kitten – a sublime moment in nature!
ENJOY!! 😉

Little Joey
Little Joey

I know – this video is so cute its almost too much – so sweet and beautiful!

xox rockstar libran publicist xox
xox rockstar libran publicist xox

watching the little bub in it’s sleep is cute beyond words!

love all animals!!
the ones round here tend to bark vs purr……
& some mental gold fish that appear as though they have something to say. talking fish, now there’s a concept!

nat
nat

awww bless. Gorgeous. Love the little kitty dreams!

(9 273 952 views when I watched)

We used to have a black cat called Kevin Cat (in pre-Rudd times), aka Kev-Ka-Pussy and a very pretty tabby & white stray that we called Sport. Our beautiful Kelpie at the time tolerated the cat ‘tude but was never quite untrusting enough to avoid a claw to the nose.

Inger
Inger

4257 conjunct venus in pisces for me, I do love my cats!!!

Saturnrox
Saturnrox

haha soOo anxious for my gal pal date tonight- she’s the cats pajamas, as am I !
Game of Thrones marathon in our jammies with munchies and beverage and her fabulous Giant tee vee with Giant surround sound.
Pump up the scruff ! Pump up the scruff ! Swordplay too YaY !
Plus she has like a zillion teenaged kitties who love to snuggle and worm.
Fun Awaits ! All my cat asteroids are conjunct Neptooney in 11th squaring the Leo stuff, I am in a pride, always have been ! meowrawr !
ta all lovely weekend ~>

Sweetpea
Sweetpea

Hey, thanks for the heads up Rox. Notice “Cats and Dogs” is on this afternoon right before “Date Night”. How appropriate!…

Also notice one of the Game of Thrones episodes is called “cripples, bastards and broken things”… woah, sounds compelling! 🙂

I would love a pair of cat’s pajamas. What size they come in? 😆

Saturnrox
Saturnrox

haha date night looks like ‘reality tv’ — or my past life lol.
Game of Thrones omg LOVE the steampunk intro through the whole shebang, great plot, dialogue, costumes, sets, scruff.
My artist friend and I are ping-pong pointing out all the goods, am going back tomorrow for the next episode, YaY !
Cats pjs are in birthday size, luv ! 😀 cute as a button, of course X !

Pegasus
Pegasus

An hello to Sweetpea from close to the Antartic, well much closer than you 🙂 It’s winter and me a winter-wimp. Rather unfunctional in cold..brrrr. You tired of massaging yet? Sheesh i am. Love it when actually doing it, it’s the psyching up and prep that’s becoming tiring, that and having to use so much heat for the studio, change room and office = bad for breathing. Ok for the client coz they are on electric blanket. It’s not a hassle that you have where you are. Saving for trip to USofA next year, just quick trip to West Coast… Read more »

Sweetpea
Sweetpea

Yes, Pegs, I am tired of massaging! Long holiday weekend tho helped heeps lately.

Must get on with other plans and dreams.

Have tons of fun when you make it over from down under. Blow a kiss when you hit Cali! x

double liblotta scorp
double liblotta scorp

Ubasti and Sekhmet both at 17 degrees conjunct Sun in Libra at 19.
Seem to be catnip to cats…have been adopted by many strays which I’ve re-homed and baby sat a Siamese for a few years who went everywhere with me like a dog..incredible little beast she was!

ScorpioRising
ScorpioRising

Do you happen to know the numbers associated with Ubasti and Sekhmet on Astro.com?
Thanks!!!

ScorpioRising
ScorpioRising

ok I found Ubasti #4257, but still searching for Bast and Sekhmet.

double liblotta scorp
double liblotta scorp

5381 Sekhmet as far as I understand, Ubasti and Bast are one and the same.
Might be wrong tho’……

ScorpioRising
ScorpioRising

Thank you!!!

year of the fox
year of the fox

I dig this picture! The cat is looks all confused like “where am I mom?” and “oh hellz no the TSA is not going to feel me up!” lol!

Hathor's Horns
Hathor's Horns

Oh yes Dita is most certainly working the Witch. One may refer to her relationship with Marilyn Manson many moons ago… what interesting conversations they must have had… Love how Aleister the cat is so alert (protective?) in this pic.

shell
shell

From my experience with cats those kind of ears mean ‘get me out of here’

Sweetpea
Sweetpea

My first thought exactly shell

Last time I came into LAX from overseas there were large drug/bomb sniffing dogs…

😯

😆

Hathor's Horns
Hathor's Horns

Dita is most certainly working the Witch – one may refer her relationship with Marilyn Manson way back when. They must have had some interesting conversations….among other things. I’m not surprised she left him though.

Kim Falconer
Kim Falconer

I love cats like I love the sun.

My Ubasti is on my Ascendant and I do have Bast ink on my left arm. It was my first tat and I got it before I realised the Ubasti connection. Meant to be.

My cats are my muses. I write them into my novels. I plan my days around them. They bring me treats at midnight.

Meow 🙂 xxx

piscesrisingcancersunleomoonvenus
piscesrisingcancersunleomoonvenus

What a lovely post. Am so grateful that i was born into a family of cat adorers – a house is not a home without a cat! My grandmum felt sorry for people who didn’t love cats, she thought they were missing out on an essential joy in life. She loved all animals but cats were her favourite – she painted them, wrote stories about them. Ubast in my 12th house, conjunct ascendant (‘Monkey’ conjunct his cushion after a taxing day curled up in front of the heater, in between visits to his bowl). Love and purrs

The Leo Socialite
The Leo Socialite

I love this! I was so happy when as a little girl i realised i was Leo and had an “excuse” to worship cats. i truly think they are sacred and i too have ubasti rising! That sounds so cool to say and it only took me about three weeks and a cosmic consult to work out! I have bast statue at my front door.

Kim, what is the difference between bast and ubasti?

Jen Scorpio
Jen Scorpio

It’s great reading about everyone’s bonds with their cats. I love cats, I love dogs, hell I love animals. I don’t understand people who say “I don’t like/hate cats” or “I don’t like/hate dogs”. You either like animals or it has to be considered that you may well be completely bereft of any form of humanity/mammality. I do however, understand having a better connection with one type of animal than another. And I really get the connection Dita has with her cat. I once owned a Burmese cat who used to come with us for long walks, without a lead,… Read more »

Taurean Alchemist
Taurean Alchemist

um.. Jen Scorpio.. I’m not a pet person – never have been (and with five daughters I have plenty to love and plenty of humanity). I don’t ever have an urge to cuddle a kitteh (or take one for a walk on a leash!) or pat a mutt. HOWEVER I believe I have a healthy respect for animal life and cannot bear cruelty toward any living creature (have been known to cry about a tree being cut down) and I ADORE birds – not caged ones, the FREE type. That’s how I prefer non-humans. Completely get the whole anthropomorphisation thing… Read more »

Jen Scorpio
Jen Scorpio

Taurean Alchemist, my point wasn’t confined to pets only. It was meant for animals, which include pets as well undomesticated animals. You like animals, you don’t dislike/hate animals. You connect with different animals, but you connect with them just the same, and more importantly you respect all animal-kind. I absolutely respect your connection with animals and I think your love of birds sounds fantastic and beautiful.

seabird
seabird

I don’t like cats much because of the damage they do to wildlife. And before you say, well, that’s the owners, – if your cat goes outside, it’s included in my dislike because unless it has no legs, it kills things. I don’t like dogs because many of their owners don’t train them and seem to think that they are really children. Dogs are not people and should not be given the same rights. They are dogs. I like trained dogs that keep right away from me and my child in the park, that never appear on any beach or… Read more »

Lauren
Lauren

Wow, that’s a strong opinion. I agree with some of it, though disagree with a lot of it too. I think a lot of it depends where you live. My father grew up on a farm in the country where all cats are barn cats and don’t belong in the house. They have a job and that is to kill mice in the barn. All my cats have been exclusively indoors because I live in an area with a lot of traffic. While my dog is well trained I always walk her on a leash, because as you say they… Read more »

seabird
seabird

Lauren, I totally agree with you. I absolutely agree that we should look after them. BUT …there is a west African saying my ex-husband told me – it’s probably universal, but it translates as ‘My freedom extends as far as the next person’ Domestic pets are not necessary. They are nice to have, sure, but I see the transferrence of love and care (whole aisles of supermarkets devoted to petcare products kinda gets to me) onto a fairly pointless animal who has been bred for the purpose of being a companion is a symptom of a society that has lost… Read more »

whatevs
whatevs

good fish going to pet food – I’m with you all the way on that particular point sea bird – you know how you can get omegas or whatever the vitamin is from krill now? that’s not because it’s better for us or groundbreaking new technology has made it possible – it’s because we’re running out of fish and a lot of it’s going to pet food.

Lauren
Lauren

I understand where you’re coming from. I’ve loved animals ever since I was a child. I had stuffed animals as toys and never had any interest in dolls. In truth I probably felt more of a connection to them than I did other people. I was very shy and sensitive as a kid, but I wouldn’t say that feeling more comfortable with animals than people makes me an inferior human. I think, in my opinion (which, granted is a Western opinion) that some people have a more intuitive connection to the natural world than others, but I can differentiate between… Read more »

nat
nat

Lauren, you are being very considered & respectful in your comments and not coming over as preachy at all. Your comments seem to me to be very mindful of sentient beings and aware that the web of life is gloriously diverse and that humans are not in charge or in control of it.

seabird
seabird

No, you’re not being preachy! I grew up in the country and was taught to respect all forms of life. I too had an enormous collection of stuffed animals as friends when I was a child. I love animals. But I love them more in their wild state than domesticated. I don’t need to own them to love watching them and to be able to interact with them, albeit on their terms not mine. My point about the dog vs children is yes, I know what dogs do when they’re bored, they are far more irritating than any child and… Read more »

Lauren
Lauren

Having parrots in your backyard would be very cool indeed. I marveled at the sight of them (fleeting as it was) when I visited Australia and would see the occasional flash of lime green or hot pink. In my area of the northeast US we don’t have the colorful birdlife that the tropics have. I did have a macaw in my backyard pine tree once. Must have escaped from someone’s house or got lost on its migratory route. It screamed for hours in the wee hours of the morning, until I finally coaxed it down with a bowl of oranges… Read more »

ScorpioRising
ScorpioRising

I love all animals, and I also don’t understand the love/hate of some animals either.
I have three cats that were strays that picked our family to move in with. I don’t think I have any plants that explain the cat connection in my life. But, I currently have three and feed 5 more strays outside.
If I walk in the neighborhood a cat/kitten is sure to appear or follow me.
Maybe my essential oils smell like catnip?
As a child my mom bred Russian Blues and we also had Siamese.

Anonymous
Anonymous

I always loved Dita. Now I know why, not only flawless taste in fashion – she has exactly the same cat as me. A devon rex. Same colour and all. Awwwww he has the same look. Going to give him a cuddle now. I love cats always have. We even had a black cat as a kid. Was witchy even then. Going to check out my catty astro now.

Pegasus
Pegasus

Thought it was a Devon Rex but crossed with Siamese?

Nic
Nic

I have a Devon as well! He looks the same too, but fatter. Does yours play fetch? I’ve heard it’s a pretty typical trait 🙂

Anonymous
Anonymous

OMG yes my other one plays fetch. And better than any dog. He drops the hairbands on my lap even. No the cat Dita is holding is a devon for sure.

Lucy
Lucy

First pet was a tabby, “Tiger”. Loyal and helped me learn how to care for animals.
Did projects in social studies class on the Big Cats. Tigers, Lions, Cheetahs.

During my research, found out lions and tigers mated to produce Ligers. Who knew !

Lauren
Lauren

Cool. My natal Lilith is in Leo and my natal Sekhmet is in Sagittarius, so those must be very favorable placements. It’s kinda funny that I didn’t really like cats when I was a kid. I thought they were too cutesy and annoying, laying around and doing nothing all day, lol. It wasn’t until I first learned about ancient Egypt in school and then later read more about goddess religions and mythology that I started liking them. My first was a slinky Tortoiseshell, who was a sassy little bitch that hissed and spat at everyone but me. Not sure of… Read more »

ArienScorp
ArienScorp

I feel privileged to see into the Cat World of the colony of feral cats that have included my house in their lands, and be allowed to offer some occasional kindly words to them, or some of my dog’s food, or the use of the dog house I have out in the back for them. Ubasti is my Taurean 6th house. With Jupiter about to transit there, I wonder in my cat population will increase?

Little Joey
Little Joey

Do you have felinophilia? Yessss….. OMG YES. I grew up in that crazy cat family that people came to dump their unwanted kitties upon. (We found them good homes – but it made me wonder why are some people so blasé about their pets for fuqs sake?? ) I tend to find disagreeable people more agreeable if I discover they like cats. They did that for Ratzinger when he became Pope, put out a press release to say he likes cats – so I find him slightly less repugnant. Slightly. Part of the reason I went for my boyfriend was… Read more »

Catsmeow
Catsmeow

I feel the same. If a person likes cats, their value goes way way up (and if they dislike cats then it goes significantly dowwwwwn).

As the show goes, Must Love Cats! 🙂

Also, it’s adorable that your cats are Leo and Cancer. I’m so disappointed that I don’t know the birth date of my pet.

Pegasus
Pegasus

What i want to do when i’m 80: going to dress in camoflage, armed
to the gills and destroy all pet shops and then breeders that pregnatise
their cats and dogs constantly til they die of weariness. I will get shot
doing this but i will go out in a blaze of bullets knowing they will gone
keep doing or will have second thoughts about resuming.
Better than veging in a nursing home with my mind shot.

Taugreen
Taugreen

Hot!

Baristagem
Baristagem

That is fantastic! 😯

My cats would be scratching my eyes out if they were in an airport. 😯

I have Ubasti 28 Sagg in opp of Venus Gemini & True node in Leo.

goldfleece
goldfleece

Maybe not if they were waiting to get back into their Louis Vuitton Cat Carrycase though Barista !

Charles
Charles

I wish I traveled in such style as a Vuitton cat carrier.

shell
shell

LAX makes me want to scratch someones eyes out.

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