American Literature

The Cat Megapack: 25 Frisky Feline Tales, Old and New

By Mark Twain, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert E. Howard, Pamela Sargent, Ambrose Bierce, Aesop, Andre Norton, Brothers Gr

This quantity comprises 25 really good, wondrous tales and poems approximately cats, by means of significant authors outdated and new. integrated are:

INTRODUCTION: …IN THE darkish, through Robert Reginald

SEVEN observed homicide, by way of G. T. Fleming-Roberts

THE CATS, through H. P. Lovecraft (poem)


THE CAT AND THE BIRDS, by means of Aesop

THE BEAST FROM THE ABYSS, via Robert E. Howard

OUT OF position, through Pamela Sargent

THE FOX AND THE CAT, by way of the Brothers Grimm

THE BLACK CAT, through Edgar Allan Poe


NIPPER…NIP…NIP, by means of Robert Reginald

TOBERMORY, via Saki (H. H. Munro)

THE CAT, through E. F. Benson

A PSYCHICAL INVASION, via Algernon Blackwood

UNIVERSES, via A. R. Morlan (poem)

THE VAMPIRE CAT OF NABÉSHIMA, by means of Lord Redesdale

THE lady AND THE CAT, by way of Marcel Prevost

DICK BAKER’S CAT, by means of Mark Twain

BEAST OF THE TARN, through John Russell Fearn

MRS. MILLIGAN’S CAT, through Gary Lovisi

A rebellion OF THE GODS, via Ambrose Bierce

MONTY’S pal, by way of William Livingston Alden

THE HEADLESS CAT, by way of Elliott O’Donnell

ALL CATS ARE grey, by way of Andre Norton

THE SLUM CAT, by means of Ernest Thompson Seton

MY FATHER, THE CAT, through Henry Slesar

THE BALLET OF THE CATS, via Sydney J. Bounds

LETTERS FROM A CAT, via Helen Hunt Jackson

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