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.

November 7, 2011

Nov. 7, 1938

Robert Brault, the American writer who was born on November 7, 1938, says of his career, that he worked as a journalist for little money and no acclaim, and now he writes for no money and some acclaim. Here are examples of his writing:

"If a rabbit defined intelligence the way man does, then the most intelligent animal would be a rabbit, followed by the animal most willing to obey the commands of a rabbit."

:"Psychologists now recognize that the need in some people to have a dozen cats is really a sublimated desire to have two dozen cats."

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