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Letters from a Cat: Published by Her Mistress for the Benefit of All Cats and the Amusement of Little Children (1879)

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Laima
Mar 25, 2013 Laima rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Kaethe Douglas

LOVED it!!

Anyone who likes cats will love this short story. A young girl named Helen goes away on a long trip with her father. While away she receives letters written to her by her cat. They are adorable, sweet and funny. A very quick read guaranteed to put a smile on any cat lover's face.



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Lis
Cute, funny, and completely adorable! And also, the first book I read on my brand new Kindle.
Lynn Nance
Simple, but good

The story is cute and somewhat sad. Overall the book is entertaining and worth reading. It is an easy read.
Emma-Louise
A cute concept for a book, but a very short read.

I found it quite a sad story if I'm honest, I felt it kind of bordered on the abusive towards the cat. But that might be down to modern sensibilities as it was written 1879 after all. Definitely a good read if you are a cat fan.
Cecile Hibbs
This is one of those old books that pulls on your heart strings. If you're an animal lover, particularly cats, then you'll appreciate the sweetness of this unique book. It is a hidden gem, in that it has been largely forgotten over the many years since it's publication.
Paul
An amusing proof that cat humor didn't begin in the 21st century, or the 20th. The illustrations are also comical. It should of course be noted that this is a children's book.
Rebecca
This book made my cat loving six year old cry real tears and laugh out loud. Any book that can evoke those emotions from a young reader gets five stars from me.
Judith
This is a very sad story and not at all nice to read if you have a cat of your own.
Mags
Very short, sweet little book.
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Helen Maria Hunt Jackson was an American writer best known as the author of Ramona, a novel about the ill treatment of Native Americans in Southern California, and as an activist for Native American rights
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