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History a’la Carte for National Cat Day 2017, part 3

  To celebrate National Cat Day, I’ve got a delicious smattering of articles featuring cats in history! Find the entry for Black Cat Appreciateion Day here Find Part 2 here And don’t miss Marginal Cats   Victorian Cats Victorian Snobbery about Cats as Pets  Do you drive a Skoda or a Ferrari? The reason is …

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History a’la Carte for National Cat Day 2017, part 1

  To celebrate National Cat Day, I’ve got a delicious smattering of articles featuring cats in history! Find National Black Cat Appreciation Day entry here And don’t miss Marginal Cats   Cats in the Law Cats and Law in Medieval Times For a start, a cat was one of the necessary components required to make …

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History a’la Carte for Black Cat Appreciation Day 2017

  To celebrate National Black Cat Appreciation Day, I’ve got a delicious smattering of articles featuring cats in history!   Feline Friends “A very fine cat, a very fine cat indeed….” Lexicographer and writer, Dr Johnson, was a cat lover. It was whilst he was in residence at 17 Gough Square, London, that he owned his most well-known …

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Reason # 84 Why writing takes so long

#84 Binge Watching the Bird Channel   Writing is tough enough without distractions. One would think that with no young children at home, having the house to myself, it would be easy to sit down and get writing done. Yeah…no, not so much. When one has a houseful of cats, one has a houseful of …

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Marginal Cats by Cait Reynolds

 I’d like to welcome my friend Cait Reynolds today as she takes us along for a trip down the research rabbit hole finding cats in the margins. I’ve heard it said that the more thing change, the more they stay the same, and I’m pretty convinced it’s true.  Though I write historical fiction that reflects …

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