Bastet was a goddess in ancient Egyptian religion, worshiped as early as the 2nd Dynasty ( BCE). As Bast, she was the goddess of warfare in Lower Egypt, the Nile River delta region, before the unification of the cultures of ancient Egypt. Her name is also translated as Baast, Ubaste, and Baset. In Greek mythology, she is also known as Ailuros (Greek for " cat," αἴλουρος). Egyptian Cat God Names In the collection below you will find all sorts of Egyptian god cat names perfect for your little feline. The most famous is. Names, facts and pictures of Egyptian Cat Goddesses and cats. was called " The Powerful One" and said to breathe fire at the enemies of the pharaoh. Mafdet.