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A Red Hook cat invaded the British steamship BADAGERY while the vessel was docked in Erie Basin and proceeded to terrorize the small members of the crew.  Katy Cockroach, the cook’s speckled hen, stopped laying eggs and became “lean and wan”...

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In The Brooklyn  Standard Union’s column about  reader’s interesting experiences, Gustave tells how a BIG cat gave him the shock of his life when he visited a tramp steamer docked in Erie Basin.  (A tramp steamer is ship without a fixed...

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Subjects: Cats, Erie Basin

“Next to killing a cat on board ships, is to maltreat a cat in a ship's chandlery. The ship chandlery cat is a beautiful specimen that is stroked by every seaman who comes in. Its function in life is to take care of the big rats that come from the...

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