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Cats as Pets: Historical Literature

Historical Works on Cats as Pets

These books, which focus exclusively on cats, were published between 1881 and 1916. They approach the subject from a variety of perspectives, and were written by veterinarians, cat fanciers and a linguist. All of these books have been digitized and are available online as noted in each record. The title links on this page link to fuller bibliographic information in the Library of Congress Online Catalog.