The Cats of Ulthar

  THE CATS OF ULTHAR H.P. LOVECRAFT 1920   It is said that in Ulthar, which lies beyond the river Skai, no man may kill a cat; and this I can verily believe as I gaze upon him who sitteth purring before the fire. For the cat is cryptic, and close to strange things which […]

Cats in the 20th Century (Cats in Literature-H.P. Lovecraft)

The American writer H.P. Lovecraft (1890-1937) used cats in many of his works, and they played an important part in his science fiction short stories and novels.  The Cats of Ulthar (1920) is a short story that focuses on the ill-fate of those who kill cats. A defenseless black kitten is stolen by a couple […]

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