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Pussy and Doggy Tales Author: Edith Nesbit

Pussy Tales [2] [3] Too Clever by Half “TELL us a story, mother,” said the youngest kitten but three. “You’ve heard all my stories,” said the mother cat, sleepily turning over in the hay. “Then make a new one,” said the youngest kitten, so pertly that Mrs. Buff boxed her ears at once—but she laughed […]

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Letters from a Cat Author: Helen Jackson

Letters from a Cat. PUBLISHED BY HER MISTRESSFor the Benefit of all CatsANDTHE AMUSEMENT OF LITTLE CHILDREN. BY H. H.,AUTHOR OF “NELLY’S SILVER MINE.” WITH SEVENTEEN ILLUSTRATIONS BY ADDIE LEDYARD. BOSTON:ROBERTS BROTHERS.1879. Copyright, 1879,By Roberts Brothers. INTRODUCTION. Dear Children: I do not feel wholly sure that my Pussy wrote these letters herself. They always came […]

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The Kitten’s Garden of Verses Author: Oliver Herford

The Kitten’s Gardenof Verses [Pg 3] Winter and Summer In Winter when the air is chill,And winds are blowing loud and shrill,All snug and warm I sit and purr,Wrapped in my overcoat of fur. In Summer quite the other way,I find it very hot all day,But Human People do not care,For they have nice thin clothes to […]

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The Rubáiyát of a Persian Kitten Author: Oliver Herford

TheRubáiyátof aPersian Kitten By Oliver Herford New York · Charles Scribner’s SonsMcmvi Copyright, 1904, byOliver Herford The De Vinne Press. The Rubáiyát of aPersian Kitten Wake! for the Golden Cat has put to flightThe Mouse of Darkness with his Paw of Light:Which means, in Plain and simple every-dayUnoriental Speech—The Dawn is bright.   They say […]

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The Adventures of a Cat And a Fine Cat too! Author: Alfred Elwes

THE ADVENTURES OF A CAT AND A FINE CAT TOO! By ALFRED ELWES, AUTHOR OF ‘THE ADVENTURES OF A BEAR,’ ‘THE ADVENTURES OF A DOG,’ ETC. With Eight Illustrations by Harrison Weir. LONDON:ADDEY AND CO., HENRIETTA STREET,COVENT GARDEN.MDCCCLVII. PRINTED BYJOHN EDWARD TAYLOR, LITTLE QUEEN STREET,LINCOLN’S INN FIELDS. PREFACE. In selecting the biography of another animal from the […]

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Our Cats and All About Them Their Varieties, Habits, and Management; and for Show, the Standard of Excellence and Beauty; Described and Pictured Author: Harrison Weir

PREFACE TO NEW EDITION. “‘Twas pitiful, ’twas wondrous pitiful.” Othello. Some time has passed since I published my book, “Our Cats and all about them,” in 1889, and much has taken place regarding these household pets. All know as well as myself that each and everything about us changes, nothing stands still; that which is […]

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The Domestic Cat Author: Gordon Stables

Gordon Stables “The Domestic Cat” Chapter One. Classification: Its Basis. In the feline world you find no such diversity, of form, shape, disposition, coat, size, etc, as you do in the canine. Dogs differ from each other in both the size and conformation of the skeleton, and in many other important points, almost as much […]

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Small Horses in Warfare Author: Sir Walter Gilbey

The present seems an appropriate time to put forward a few facts which go to prove the peculiar suitability of small horses for certain campaigning work which demands staying power, hardiness and independence of high feeding. The circumstance that the military authorities have been obliged to look to foreign countries for supplies of such horses […]

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