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.

September 2, 2009

Sept. 2, 1917

Cleveland Amory, the Manhattan writer, is so well known for his activism in animals causes, that we had to dig to find an obscure trivia item. In his novel Home Town, published in 1950, Amory describes a home with three different sized cat doors to accommodate a family with a large cat, a middle sized one, and a small cat. Amory's birthday is September 2, 1917.

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