Cats in Space Tarot is a unique Tarot deck featuring 78 cards!!!
You can use Tarot cards however they suit you. Because Tarot is simply a tool, and as with all kinds of tools, how you use it is completely up to you. Tarot is perfect for self-development, making choices, manifesting goals, coaching others, planning a business, writing a book, meditating—you name it. Tarot is the storybook of our life, the mirror to our soul, and the key to our inner wisdom. The most powerful way to read the Tarot is to use the cards to access your intuition and your inner wisdom. You are already so powerful. You are already much wiser than you give yourself credit for! The imagery in the cards give you instant access to your subconscious mind and your intuition. And from this place of inner power and wisdom, you can discover how to make positive changes now so you can manifest your goals and your dreams in the future.
My name is Thea. I have always loved the night sky. I grew up just outside of Albuquerque far enough from the “Big City” to see most of the night sky, including the Milky Way. I got into tarot when I was a really young. I was instantly drawn to the pictures and colors. Growing up admiring painters like Vincent Van Gogh and Leonardo Da Vinci. I wanted to paint cards like the ones my mom had. And I did! I created the Painted Tarot, currently available on Etsy! But after successfully completing that kickstarter, I realized that I wanted something a little big more in depth in terms of Astrology and Astronomy. So I created the Cats in Space Tarot Deck! It features pictures from Nasa to inspire wonder and the cutest cats!
This Tarot Deck features the traditional card layout in any Rider Waite deck! It features all 78 cards. The suits are Mars ( wands ), Neptune ( cups ), Earth ( pentacles ), and Mercury ( Swords ). It comes with a detailed guidebook. Please send me your Email. Currently the Guidebook is digital. Those who backed the kickstarter will receive a hardcopy of the guidebook. The physical guidebook should be available in 2 weeks!
In this deck the suits are represented as planets. I chose these planets based on their elements but also based on the photos and knowledge that NASA has, so I chose close planets. There may be more suited planets in this universe but we don’t have great photos or knowledge yet about all the cosmos. So I picked things close to home. Easy way to read the cards is when you draw a suit card think of it in terms of the following:
• NEPTUNE Cups (element = water): Emotions, creativity, intuition, relationships
• EARTH Pentacles (element = earth): Material wealth, money, career, manifestation
• MERCURY Swords (element = air): Communication, truth, intellect, thoughts
• MARS Wands (element = fire): Inspiration, energy, enthusiasm
I wanted to create a Tarot deck using two things I love. Who doesn’t love Cats? Who isn’t fascinated by Space?? After months of study and lots of cat drawings, I decided to use real cat pictures and REAL NASA photos for this tarot deck. There are other cat decks out there. But none like this one. This deck sets you off to take a journey through space. Each card pictures real photos from NASA with information on real space phenomena. All my sources are cited but the main source all comes back to NASA.gov There is a plethora of FREE fascinating knowledge available for you. I hope with this will deck to inspire you to look to the stars in wonder. I also hope you saw “AWE” a lot because these cats are so stinkin’ cute!
Astronomy is the oldest science and some important insights about the universe were gained even before the invention of the telescope.
Astronomy is slightly different than a lab science like biology or chemistry because we can only observe space. We can go and get lab samples from a bunch of different planets and test the compounds in a lab. We have to use our technology abilities to study what we can see. We also have to apotheosis alot of what we want to test in Astronomy because it's not testable. While Einstein can pontificate about notions, and years later we had the technology to prove some of his thought experiments. It is different than studying Chemistry because there isn't the component of always being able to test things in the lab.
It's harder for Astronomers to know if their assertions are 100% true. But over time with more data and more observations we can use comparable data to make sure we are completely sure. We know the earth is bigger than the moon, therefor we know the moon is smaller than the sun. That is a silly example but we can extrapolate more important things by making comparisons and putting more data together. Our technology has greatly improved, we can measure different types of waves, not just light waves to determine chemical composition of planets, which is really awesome. We can study waves and look at things really far away, things we can easily travel to and learn things about those places, and shine a brighter light, so to say, into the universe.
Ancient cultures built some impressive structures that incorporated astronomical functions and information. We have been looking at the sky since forever. The best example for me is Chaco Canyon, since that here in New Mexico. While some people could believe such structures were built by Aliens, a basic look into the history of the people that lived here would show you these people were much more capable despite lacking current technology, does not mean they weren't intelligent or intuitive to the environment. without light pollution, the night sky is absolutely amazing. Of course watching the sky you start to find patterns. Chaco Canyon was a major settlement for 300 years while the Anasazi Chacoan villages reigned. Chaco specifically housed a lot of people most based on a single walled enclosure with hundreds of inter-linked rooms known as a great house, but it seems evident this was also a major location for vast trade networks, with a network of roads and outlying settlements that extended 100 miles to the south, west and north all the way to Aztec ruins to Farmington. I think it's a disservice to the ingenuity and creativity of the human mind to assume aliens created these structures.