Lives of Two Cats
Dana Estes & Company, 1902 - Cats - 92 pages
Pierre Loti tells the story of his two cats, Pussy White and Pussy Gray, who were his companions during "comparatively happy years" of his life: their tempestuous meeting and their subsequent friendship during which they were inseparable.
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Page 21 - ... almost touched my leg, she sat down, moved her tail round, and uttered a little cry, very softly. Then she continued to look at me, but to look at me right in the eyes, which already proved the possession in her little head of a whole world of intelligent conceptions. She must first have understood that I was not a thing but a thinking being, capable of pity and accessible to the mute prayer of a look. Further, she must...
Page 21 - When she was sufficiently near to touch my leg, she sat down, curled her tail about her, and...