Tuesday, July 29, 2014

10 Poetic Tributes to Cats

10 Poetic Tributes to Cats
Esteemed American poet T. S. Eliot had a deep love of cats, evidenced in his 1939 collection
 of humorous poems, Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. The whimsical work was originally 
composed to amuse his godchildren and friends, but earned the admiration of feline fanciers 
the world over (and inspired Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats). And Eliot isn’t the only poet with 
a fondness for four-legged furballs. We’ve collected ten other poems for pussycats — tributes 
to their mystique and reflections on their place in our (lesser) human lives. READ MORE >

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