Category: Literate Cat

Witches And Halloween: It’s A Natural

Greetings, readers!  Lucinda the literate cat here.  My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) informed me that we should have done this particular review last week, since it is a Halloween story, and today is October 31.  It’s about witches and Halloween, so it definitely fits the day. Well, as you two-leggeds say, “Better late than never.” …


Cat Survives A Robinson Crusoe Adventure

Hello, readers, from Lucinda the literate cat. I just read a story I really liked. It was called, “How a Cat Played Robinson Crusoe,” by Charles G. D. Roberts. Fortunately, in this story, the cat survives a Robinson Crusoe adventure. I liked this story because it showed how a cat can survive a bad situation…


Read About The Dalai Lama’s Cat

Hello, all — it’s your CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) with a new review, but this one will be a bit different. I will narrate and Lucinda the literate cat will comment from time to time. Read on, and enjoy. I am reporting on a series of three books written by David Michie. They are called,…


News Review: Tell Me, How Does She Do That?

Hello, readers. It’s CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) here, sitting in for Lucinda. Since many of you have probably not been visiting my website long enough to have read Lucinda’s story, I am reposting part of a couple of her early posts. These will answer the question, “How does she do that?” that so many of…


Lucinda Discusses The Mythology Of Cats

Greetings, two-legged readers. It’s Lucinda, your literate cat. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) has asked me to review a chapter in a book called The Mythology of Cats, Feline Legend and Lore Through the Ages. Authors are Gerald and Loretta Housman. The chapter I am reviewing is called The Household Cat. I must admit, this information challenged…


Plato, The Story Of A Cat

Hello from Lucinda, your literate cat. This week I am reviewing a short story called Plato: The Story Of A Cat, by A.S. Downs. This story is so short that you need to read between the lines to get the full picture. Plato is the name of the handsome black cat who is the central…


Have You Read Cats’ Paradise, by Emile Zola?

Hello, readers! Are you ready for a new Lucinda summary? The CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) just gave me a little story by Emile Zola, called “Cats’ Paradise.” If more cats could read, this one would be good for them to pay attention to. It tells an old story I’ve tried to tell to some of…


Lucinda Presents Her Puss in Boots Summary

Hello, all. It’s Lucinda the literate cat with a new book summary for all of you. More of a fable than a long story, here is my Puss in Boots summary. This children’s story, written by Charles Perrault, is a long-time classic in young peoples’ literature. This tale is the story of a miller who,…


Do You Know Macavity The Cat?

A fellow named Phil made a comment on my site. He said he looked to see if I had written about Macavity the cat, but he couldn’t find a story. I didn’t have a story about Macavity, though he missed my offering of Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, which includes the poem. I decided…


A Cat Philosophy, by Lucinda the Literate Cat

Hello, two-legged readers. You are reading the latest writing endeavors from Lucinda, the literate cat. My CCL (Cantankerous Cat Lady) came to me, agitated, and asked if I could write a special column this week to help her out. She’s embarking on the second month of her Super Affiliate Challenge, and is short on time….


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