Cats in the 19th Century (Part 5 – Famous Cat Lovers)

Not only did 19th century politicians and presidents love cats as discussed in our last post, but there were also many other famous cat lovers of the time. Hiram Bingham (1789-1869), an American missionary who translated the bible into Hawaiian, was devotedly accompanied by his cat Barnabus.   The famous British nurse and humanitarian Florence […]

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