Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S Eliot



Practical Cats cover






The titles of the poems in the collection are:

The Naming of Cats
The Old Gumbie Cat (Jennyanydots)
Growltiger’s Last Stand
The Rum Tum Tugger
The Song of the Jellicles
Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer
Old Deuteronomy
Of The Awefull Battle Of The Pekes And The Pollicles Together With Some Account Of The Participation Of the Pugs and the Poms, And The Intervention Of The Great Rumpuscat
Mr. Mistoffelees
Macavity: The Mystery Cat
Gus: The Theatre Cat
Bustopher Jones: The Cat about Town
Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat
The Ad-dressing of Cats
Cat Morgan Introduces Himself

3 Comments on Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T.S Eliot

  1. Catilda
    2013/03/27 at 05:46 (8 years ago)

    You see, even T. S. Eliot understood that a cat must have (at least) three different names. :-D

    I have to buy the book but which cover is the cutest!? For me, it stands between the couple holding hands and the yellow cover with the kittens climbing a ladder. The agony of choice.

    • Marcus
      2013/03/28 at 15:34 (8 years ago)

      Yes, worthy of the nobel prize!!

      The ladder version is the first edition. I LOVE the first one because of the well hidden cats in the font. There should be hidden kittens instead of easter eggs…


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