Minnie's Pet Cat

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Lee and Shepard, 1864 - Cats - 144 pages
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Page 77 - Cat gave them her tail to play with, and they were always in motion : they soon ate meat, and long before the others they were fit to be removed. This was done, and the Cat became very inconsolable. She prowled about the house, and on the second day of tribulation fell in with the little Spaniel who was nursing the three other Puppies. ' Oh,' says Puss, putting up her back, ' it is you who have stolen my children.'
Page 104 - She would not, however, take any nourishment, and soon ran away again with dismal cries. At length, compelled by hunger, she made her appearance every day at dinner-time, but always left the house as soon as she had eaten the food that was given her. No one knew where she spent the rest of her time, till she was found one day under the wall of the...
Page 77 - The cat gave them her tail to play with, and they were always in motion; they very soon ate meat, and long before the others, they were fit to be removed. This was done, and the cat became very inconsolable. She prowled about the house, and on the second day of tribulation fell in with the little spaniel, who was nursing the other three puppies. " O ho!" says Puss, putting up her back, " it is you who have stolen my children." " No," replied the Spaniel, with a snarl, " they are my own flesh and...
Page 64 - Wishing to put this apparently sincere friendship to the proof, I, one day, took the cat by herself into my room, while I had the dog guarded in another apartment. I entertained the cat in a most sumptuous manner, being desirous to see what sort of a meal she would make without her friend, who had hitherto been her constant table companion.
Page 78 - No,' replied the Spaniel, with a snarl, ' they are my own flesh and blood.' ' That won't do,' said the Cat; 'I'll take my oath before any justice of the peace that you have my two Puppies.
Page 59 - A large white cat was mounted on the cornice of a cupboard, at the farther end of the apartment, where he seemed to have taken refuge. He sat motionless, with his eyes fixed on the corpse, and his attitude and looks expressing horror and affright. The following morning he was found in the same station and attitude ; and when the room was filled with officers of justice, neither the clattering of the soldiers...
Page 79 - Thereupon issue was joined, that is to say, there was a desperate combat, which ended in the defeat of the spaniel, and the cat walking proudly off with one of the puppies, which she took to her own bed. Having deposited this one, she returned, fought again, gained another victory, and redeemed another puppy. Now it is very singular that she should have only taken two, the exact number she had been deprived of.
Page 67 - One of my children opened the door, and immediately the two friends entered the apartment. The mewing of the cat excited my wife's attention. She rose from her seat, and stepped softly up to the door, which stood ajar, to observe what was going on. The cat led the dog to the cupboard which contained the partridge, pushed off the plate which covered it, and, taking out my intended supper, laid it before her canine friend, who devoured it greedily. Probably the cat, by her mewing, had given the dog...
Page 63 - They always ate sociably out of one plate, slept in the same bed, and daily walked out together. Wishing to put this apparently sincere friendship to the proof, I, one day, took the cat by herself into my room, while I had the dog guarded in another apartment. I entertained the cat in a most sumptuous manner, being desirous to see what sort of...
Page 34 - ... seized it on a sudden and jumped with it in her mouth upon the table. The lady was much alarmed fov the safety of her favorite, but on turning about, instantly discovered the cause.

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