Posts Tagged: cats
Ernest Hemingway fell in love with polydactyl (six-toed) cats after he was given one by a ship’s captain.
Now the descendants of his cats live free on the property of his former home turned museum in Key West. Well, the forty to fifty feline residents have lived without regulation until recently — the USDA has been locked in a federal case with the museum over the licensing and care of the cats....more
Remember “spinster aunt and gentleman farmer” Twisty Faster?
Her blog I Blame the Patriarchy, a perpetual source of fantastic writing and radical feminism, has grown quieter and quieter these past several months, due, according to her sidebar, to “[t]he crushing demands of patriarchy blaming.” We can all relate....more
This week the Rumpus will be in Yorkshire, England. Or at least the triumvirate will be. On exhibit there at the Chris Beetles gallery until September 13 will be the work of “cat artist” Louis Wain, who died in 1939. Wain’s cats have seen renewed popularity, as much for their quality as for the legendary madness of the man who made them....more