Bast was the goddess of life, family, and cats. She is a woman with a cat head who looks simalar to Isis. She was also the Egyptian goddess of pleasure, music, dancing, and joy. The ancient Egyptians worshipped cats and if you hurt a cat in any way, your punishment would be severe. She protected and cared for cats. Bubastis was where most people worshipped Bast. Some of the greatest temples were built there.