In Egyptian mythology, Sekhmet was originally the warrior goddess as well as goddess of healing for Upper Egypt. She is depicted as a lioness, the fiercest hunter known to the Egyptians. It was said that her breath created the desert. She was seen as the protector of the pharaohs and led them in warfare. Sekhmet also is a solar deity, sometimes called the daughter of the sun god Ra and often associated with the goddesses Hathor and Bast
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Physicalised as a lioness, Rosaline possesses courage and fierceness. I think within her there is a need for dominance, to have a control, so she battles for the title of 'Prince of Cats.' She is very territorial and fiesty. However there is also a tenderness his deep within her, not unlike the fact that within each lion there is a tender kitten.
"Lions are unique among cats for their highly social behaviour. An average pride numbers 10–15 individuals, exceptionally up to 30, comprising mostly females and same-aged cubs together with one or two adult males. Young males are driven out of the pride after about 15 months. These itinerant individuals form loose coalitions, hunting together and sometimes joining forces to take over a new pride by ousting the resident male." www.bradtguides.com