Cats in 20th Century History (Part 2-Kiddo, Fifi, Whoopsy and Patsy)

As in all man’s endeavors, the cat was destined to accompany him in flight as well. Kiddo, the stray hangar cat, was the first feline to cross the Atlantic in 1910.  Taken aboard the dirigible America at Atlantic City, New Jersey, Kiddo was meant to serve as a good luck charm, to enable the flight to […]

The Cat in 20th Century History (Part 1-Background)

THE CAT IN 20TH CENTURY HISTORY By the beginning of the twentieth century, the cat had risen in popularity at a phenomenal rate.  Now even less stigmatized by the evil mantra it had carried throughout time, the cat in 20th century history would become even more ubiquitous.  Its breakthrough into the literary and art worlds, which […]