Harper S New Monthly Magazine

Author: Henry Mills Alden
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The Western Continent has ben exempted by Providence from animals of the
most destructive kinds, as the lion is a native of Africa, and the tiger of India; the
ounce, the ocelot, the leopard, the lynx, and the cougar are more diffused, but are
never met ... THE DOMESTIC CAT. The Household Cat — the only domesticated
representative of the feline race — is a universal favorite ; it is so neat in its habits
, so beautiful in form, graceful in gesture, and so useful withal ; for without the cat,
our ...

A History Of The Earth And Animated Nature

Author: Oliver goldsmith
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The cougars are extremely common in South America; anil, where the towns
border upon the forest, these make frequent incur- uons by night into the midst of
the streets, carrying off fowls, dogs, and other domestic creatures. ... In size and
form, but obviously distinguished from him at the first glance, by the total absence
of spots, the puma cougar, or, as be was uuca called, the American Lion,
occupies the second place among the cats of tho New World, over i**rly the
whole of which he ...

History Of The Earth And Animated Nature

Author: Oliver Goldsmith
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The cougars are extremely common in South America; and, where the towns
border upon the forest, these make frequent incursions by night into the midst of
the streets, carrying off fowls, dogs, and other domestic creatures. ... Nearly
approaching to the jaguar in size and form, but obviously distinguished from him
at the first glance, by the total absence of spots, the puma cougar, or, as he was
once tailed, the American Lion, occupies the second place among the cats of the
New World ...

Religious Telescope

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Upon hearing the familiar call, "Twenty minutes for dinner," I, with many other
passengers, had rushed into the dining-room to partake as best and rapidly as
we could of the ham and eggs, beans and canned goods, sea-foam biscuits and
corn bread ... Fortunately, however, just then one of the waiters came up and said
, "Well, how do you like our cat?" "Cat?" said I. "Gracious, I thought it was a lion." "
Not a bit of it," said he ; "but its the largest domestic cat you '11 find in the United
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National Geographic

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They learn that if they don't take care of the cat, it won't make it.” They learn
something about love. “So how do you know which cat belongs to who?” Strimple
once asked an inmate. “If you whistle and it comes to you, it's your cat,” he replied
. To know nature: “I like the fact that my cat goes out and participates in the
natural world,” says the University of Pennsylvania's James Serpell. “She is a link
between two worlds: important for those of us raised in cities. Some pets just
become part ...

Zoo Babies

Author: Vera Čaplina
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The lion never causes any trouble to us, the tenants of the flat, and is not noisy."
Everyone in the flat signed this statement, and one woman added a postscript to
it: "I have three children, seven, ten and eleven years old, and I see no danger for
them in the lion's living in the flat. The animal is tame and is under constant care."
The whole flat rose to the defence of Kinuli. News of the eviction of the lioness
reached the legal authorities. Things took a different turn. One evening the house
 ...

Intimate Nature

Author: Linda Hogan
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It was going to take time. Gently I put her down. I named the black male Simon.
He was the most magnificent cat I had ever seen. His coat was long and
hauntingly black, and he was just beginning to have a thick lion's mane around
his head. His long nose and ... My husband, Vaughn, whose heart went out to
these hapless kittens, helped me set them up in the large bathroom off our living
room. We left the door to the ... I had never tamed a wild animal before. I became
obsessed with ...

Michigan Natural Resources

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“One family watched the thing in their yard through the living room window for
about fifteen minutes.” “I believe these people ... The frequency of these sightings
over the entire Upper Peninsula for at least fifteen years, leads me to believe that
Michigan is home to more than just a single “freak” stray. For example, in May of
1976, two DNR fisheries biologists saw a mountain lion cross US-45 in front of
their department truck near the “Military Hill” in Ontonagon County. The very next
day, ...