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the adventures of sam
gjon mili's cat blackie
monkey the cat and his hats
rabougri: chat de gouttiere
black cat auditions for tales of terror
los angeles cat show
spitalfields nippers
the krueger family
the trimpey family
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cats in wisconsin
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Flu epidemic, Dublin, California. Source: Collection of the Dublin Heritage Museum, via Calisphere.

By 1919, the influenza pandemic killed between 20 and 40 million people. So great was the fear of contracting this deadly virus that people as far away as Dublin took whatever precautions they could to protect themselves.

Flu epidemic, Dublin, California. Source: Collection of the Dublin Heritage Museum, via Calisphere.

By 1919, the influenza pandemic killed between 20 and 40 million people. So great was the fear of contracting this deadly virus that people as far away as Dublin took whatever precautions they could to protect themselves.

"Mickey the Fire Cat."

Via Oskar the Blind Cat on Facebook.

TURBO CAT!
From a 16th-century German manuscript. Read all about it (and see lots of other ancient rocketry) on BibliOdyssey. 
Image source: peacay on Flickr.

TURBO CAT!

From a 16th-century German manuscript. Read all about it (and see lots of other ancient rocketry) on BibliOdyssey

Image source: peacay on Flickr.

I’m THIS close to adding an aviation category. 
Image: Postcard, 1904. Source: roger.laute on Flickr.

I’m THIS close to adding an aviation category

Image: Postcard, 1904. Source: roger.laute on Flickr.

Loomis Dean: Private Floyd Humeston walking pet lion Fagen on leash at beach, 1951. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Loomis Dean: Private Floyd Humeston walking pet lion Fagen on leash at beach, 1951. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

This has been logged somewhere in the “Crimes Against Tabbies (and Chihuahuas)” dossier.
Postcard from 1989. Source: the ghost of me on Flickr.

This has been logged somewhere in the “Crimes Against Tabbies (and Chihuahuas)” dossier.

Postcard from 1989. Source: the ghost of me on Flickr.

Loran Smith: Seeing Eye Cat, 1946. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Loran Smith: Seeing Eye Cat, 1946. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Seeing Eye Cat. Photograph by Loran Smith, February 1947. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.

Seeing Eye Cat. Photograph by Loran Smith, February 1947. Source: LIFE Photo Archive, hosted by Google.