Category Archives: Famous Cats

Harriet Beecher Stowe and Calvin Stowe, the Cat

Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American author and abolitionist who became best known for her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin. She became a cat owner after a grey-blue stray showed up on her doorstep. She named him Calvin after her husband, … Continue reading

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Beckoning Cat

Maneki Neko – 招き猫 – the beckoning cat, originated in Japan and believed to bring good luck to its owner. Read More HERE

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Mehitabel was created in 1916 by Don Marquis. She was as a fictional alley cat who appeared in The Saturday Evening Post along with her sidekick Archy. There is book of collected cartoons still in print. Mehitabel was an alley … Continue reading

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