Easter - CBS46 News

(Meredith) (Meredith)

Easter Sunday: Fun facts you probably didn't know

Updated:

On Easter Sunday, Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus Christ on the third day after his crucifixion. Most people know that, but here are some more fun facts you may not have known about the holiday.

More>>

More News

Why Easter is called Easter, and other little-known facts about the holiday

Volker Kraft decorates a tree with 10,000 Easter eggs in the garden of the retired couple Christa and Volker Kraft in Saalfeld, Germany, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The Kraft family has been decorating their tree for Easter for more than forty years. (AP) Volker Kraft decorates a tree with 10,000 Easter eggs in the garden of the retired couple Christa and Volker Kraft in Saalfeld, Germany, Wednesday, March 21, 2012. The Kraft family has been decorating their tree for Easter for more than forty years. (AP)

Soon, Christians will be celebrating Easter, the day on which the resurrection of Jesus is said to have taken place.

More>>

Easter lilies can kill your cats

Easter lilies are a symbol of the holiday, spring and a popular decoration this time of year. However, these and similar flowers can be hazardous to your cat’s health. Easter lilies are a symbol of the holiday, spring and a popular decoration this time of year. However, these and similar flowers can be hazardous to your cat’s health.

If a cat eats the leaves of most lilies, or simply licks pollen grains off of their fur, the exposure could lead to kidney failure.

More>>