The Book, Cat, & Cat Book Lovers Almanac

of historical trivia regarding books, cats, and other animals. Actually this blog has evolved so that it is described better as a blog about cats in history and culture. And we take as a theme the advice of Aldous Huxley: If you want to be a writer, get some cats. Don't forget to see the archived articles linked at the bottom of the page.

August 25, 2009

Aug. 25, 1990

Morley Callaghan recounts the story of accompanying a lady friend to the coliseum at night, and finding her feeding of the stray and feral cats there, an unnerving experience, which ended suddenly, when his friend threw the crumpled paper bag, which had held the meat, beyond the cats. Morley Callaghan won numerous literary prizes and died on August 25, 1990.

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