It is, Mrs Daffodil is reliably informed, “Black Cat Day.” In examining her scrap-books of past posts, she realises that it is a theme she has returned to again and again.
So, in celebration of subfusc felines, Mrs Daffodil presents
A Funeral for a Theatrical Cat
And, from that feline-friendly person over at Haunted Ohio: Le Chat Noir: Vengeful Cat Tales.
If you are fortunate enough to have a black cat in possession of your home, do set out an extra bowl of cream and some fresh catnip for the honoured guest to-night.
Mrs Daffodil invites you to join her on the curiously named “Face-book,” where you will find a feast of fashion hints, fads and fancies, and historical anecdotes
You may read about a sentimental succubus, a vengeful seamstress’s ghost, Victorian mourning gone horribly wrong, and, of course, Mrs Daffodil’s efficient tidying up after a distasteful decapitation in A Spot of Bother: Four Macabre Tales.
Worst bit is tripping over the little baskets in the dark …
Litter-boxes? Cat beds?
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Both. My mistake to paint them the same colour as the cat, although he is one of the little baskets I was referring to … 😉