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 […]