By Mark Twain, H. P. Lovecraft, Edgar Allan Poe, Robert E. Howard, Pamela Sargent, Ambrose Bierce, Aesop, Andre Norton, Brothers Gr
This quantity contains 25 tremendous, wondrous tales and poems approximately cats, by way of significant authors previous and new. integrated are:
INTRODUCTION: …IN THE darkish, by way of Robert Reginald
SEVEN observed homicide, through G. T. Fleming-Roberts
THE CATS, by means of H. P. Lovecraft (poem)
THE HEMINGWAY KITTENS, by way of A. R. Morlan
THE CAT AND THE BIRDS, by way of Aesop
THE BEAST FROM THE ABYSS, through Robert E. Howard
OUT OF position, via Pamela Sargent
THE FOX AND THE CAT, by way of the Brothers Grimm
THE BLACK CAT, by way of Edgar Allan Poe
THE CAT AND MOUSE IN PARTNERSHIP, by way of Andrew Lang
NIPPER…NIP…NIP, through Robert Reginald
TOBERMORY, via Saki (H. H. Munro)
THE CAT, by way of E. F. Benson
A PSYCHICAL INVASION, by means of Algernon Blackwood
UNIVERSES, by means of A. R. Morlan (poem)
THE VAMPIRE CAT OF NABÉSHIMA, through Lord Redesdale
THE girl AND THE CAT, by means of Marcel Prevost
DICK BAKER’S CAT, via Mark Twain
BEAST OF THE TARN, via John Russell Fearn
MRS. MILLIGAN’S CAT, by way of Gary Lovisi
A rebellion OF THE GODS, by way of Ambrose Bierce
MONTY’S buddy, via William Livingston Alden
THE HEADLESS CAT, by way of Elliott O’Donnell
ALL CATS ARE grey, by means of Andre Norton
THE SLUM CAT, via Ernest Thompson Seton
MY FATHER, THE CAT, by means of Henry Slesar
THE BALLET OF THE CATS, through Sydney J. Bounds
LETTERS FROM A CAT, via Helen Hunt Jackson
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Other kinds moved silently around the visual field, types that he well-known from prior experiments, and welcomed now not. Unholy concepts started to crowd into his mind, sinister feedback of evil provided themselves seductively. Ice appeared to settle approximately his center, and his brain trembled. He started to lose memory—memory of his id, of the place he was once, of what he should do. The very foundations of his energy have been shaken. His will appeared paralysed. And it was once then that the room packed with this horde of cats, all darkish because the evening, all silent, all with lamping eyes of eco-friendly fireplace. the size of where altered and shifted. He was once in a miles greater house. The whining of the puppy sounded distant, and all approximately him the cats flew busily backward and forward, silently taking part in their tearing, speeding online game of evil, weaving the trend in their darkish goal upon the ground. He strove challenging to gather himself and keep in mind the phrases of energy he had made use of sooner than in comparable dread positions the place his risky perform had occasionally led; yet he may bear in mind not anything consecutively; a mist lay over his brain and reminiscence; he felt dazed and his forces scattered. The deeps inside of have been too afflicted for therapeutic energy to come back out of them. It was once glamour, in fact, he discovered afterwards, the powerful glamour thrown upon his mind's eye by way of a few robust character in the back of the veil; yet on the time he was once now not sufficiently conscious of this and, as with every precise glamour, was once not able to know the place the real ended and the fake all started. He used to be stuck momentarily within the related vortex that had sought to trap the cat to destruction via its satisfaction, and threatened totally to weigh down the puppy via its terror. There got here a valid within the chimney in the back of him like wind booming and tearing its approach down. The home windows rattled. The candle flickered and went out. The glacial surroundings closed around him with the chilly of dying, and an exceptional dashing sound swept by way of overhead as if the ceiling had lifted to an excellent peak. He heard the door close. far-off it sounded. He felt misplaced, shelterless within the depths of his soul. but nonetheless he held out and resisted whereas the climax of the struggle got here closer and closer. … He had stepped into the circulation of forces woke up via Pender and he knew that he needs to face up to them to the tip or come to a end that it was once no longer sturdy for a guy to return to. whatever from the sector of utter chilly was once upon him. after which particularly unexpectedly, throughout the pressured mists approximately him, there slowly rose up the character that were forever directing the conflict. a few strength entered his being that shook him because the tempest shakes a leaf, and shut opposed to his eyes—clean point along with his face—he discovered himself staring into the destroy of an enormous darkish Countenance, a countenance that used to be bad even in its break. For ruined it was once, and bad it used to be, and the mark of non secular evil used to be branded far and wide upon its damaged gains. Eyes, face and hair rose point along with his personal, and for an area of time he by no means might competently degree, or make certain, those , a guy and a girl, seemed instantly into each one other’s visages and down into every one other’s hearts.