Daughter of RA, BAST was originally a lion-headed Sun Goddess of Protection before becoming a super-powered Top Cat with lunar tendencies. She has a flair for avenging wrongs and scratching enemies where it hurts. In fact she was feisty enough for the Greeks to have identified her with ARTEMIS. Over time, the nurturing instincts of mothering cats came to be associated with BAST's protective care and she developed a reputation as a Mother Goddess.
In Numerology, the positive characteristics of number nine are selflessness, fulfillment, completion, universality, universal understanding, interrelatedness, compassion, idealism tolerance, forgiveness, generosity, benevolence, humanitarianism, emotionalism, and justice. Number nine is also associated with accomplished artists and thinkers who are inspired by universal truths.