Animals

One evening when a company of children and older people were looking at funny cat-pictures and telling cat-stories, a little ten …

“Was it not Sir Walter Scott who said, ‘I hate to love a dog, he lives so short a life?’ Yet Sir Walter did love dogs …

“There were piles of hay and straw, there were bags of grain, there were rakes and spades and wheelbarrows, there was a carriage, …

”…Did you ever hear of a cat taking in boarders? I never did till I heard of Peter. But he was a real cat, and this is a …

“In throwing these various adventures together, I have followed as nearly as possible the actual course of my journeying from one …

“Yes, it is an “at home” to which I am going to introduce you; but not the at-home that many of you–I hope all …

“By this time Tommy was six months old, and as full of pranks as a six-months-old kitten well could be. His education had begun …

The source of these seven letters is not altogether certain. Says Jackson: “I do not feel wholly sure that my Kitty wrote these …

“Once upon a time I can’t say exactly when it was there stood a neat, tidy little hut on the borders of a wild forest. A poor old …

Alfred Elwes describes the source of these adventures as follows: “From the archives of the city of Caneville, I lately drew the …