Cats in the 19th Century (Part 15-Harriet Beecher Stowe’s Cat Calvin)

The American author Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), famous for her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, had a Maltese cat named after her husband Calvin.  When Stowe had to move, she gave the large cat to Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900), who grew to love Calvin and even wrote an entire chapter devoted to the life of the […]

CALVIN (A Study in Cat Character)

XIX. Calvin (A Study of Character) Charles Dudley Warner (1829–1900) The famous American author made famous for her novel Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), had a Maltese cat named after her husband Calvin.  When Stowe had to move she gave the large cat to Charles Dudley Warner (1829-1900) who grew to love the […]