The ship chandlery cat

“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 ships across the street.“

Brooklyn Eagle, August 16 1903

Date:

1903

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  • Brooklyn Eagle, August 16 1903

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