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 4, 2009
Sept. 4, 2008
The book, "Madeleine and the Cats of Rome," was published on this date, September 4, last year, 2008. This continuation of the Madeleine series was written by the grandson of the originator of the story, Ludwig Bemelmans. Rome of course is famous for the care they give stray and wild cats, even putting up street signs that direct one to the feline feeding stations.