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Cats

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Created For = NAHSTE

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Chilliwack, B[ritish] C[olumbia], [Canada], Kittens, 1870s-1930s

 Item
Identifier: Coll-1434/2527
Scope and Contents Photograph of two kittens 'playing' checkers or draughts in Chilliwack, B[ritish] C[olumbia], [Canada] in the early 20th century.

Cure for 'King's evil' [scrofula], September 1909

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/120
Scope and Contents Cure for 'King's evil' [scrofula] using blood of a black cat. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Expression which reads 'Rinn e suilean a chait ruim', 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW120/340
Scope and Contents Expression which reads 'Rinn e suilean a chait rium' meaning 'growing wild at me'.

Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael, 1887

 Series
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89
Scope and Contents Field notebook belonging to Alexander Carmichael probably while he lived at 31, Raeburn Place, Edinburgh, as this address is written in ink on the first folio. Written on the inside front cover but heavily scored is text which reads 'Mrs Malcolm MacLeod, [- Islay], widow of Mal[colm] MacLeod [Loch-]. The majority of the notebook contains material collected from Donald Currie, crofter, Ìle/ Islay relating folklore and natural history about the birds, fish, shellfish and animals found in and...

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Claud Alexander, 01 September 1911

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/17/49
Scope and Contents Alexander writes that he will visit the clouded leopard when in London and complains at the Zoo's ignorance when it comes to curing dysentery and diarrhoea in cats. He suggests that if Ewart wishes him to do anything he should inform the authorities at the Zoo. The Przewalski's colt is doing well although Alexander does not think he has served any mares yet.

Letter to James Cossar Ewart from Sir Frederick Thomas George Hobday, 20 September 1903

 Item
Identifier: Coll-14/9/9/105
Scope and Contents Hobday reports on the kittens of an unusual cat with six toes to each foot and asks if Ewart would like any of them.

Note describing the wild cat, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/198
Scope and Contents Note describing the wild cat which reads 'The old wild cat was not so low in the leg + those in the museu[m] bigger in body head + skin striped like tiger'.

Note of a cure for falling sickness, September 1909

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW117/84
Scope and Contents Note which states that sacrificing a black cat or a black cock is a cure for falling sickness [epilepsy]. Text has been scored through as if transcribed elsewhere.

Notes about shellfish and accompanying story about a drowned cat, June 1887

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW89/148
Scope and Contents Notes about shellfish that the 'Maorach-mor [is] larger than Musgan' [razor-fish]; that a rat can eat a razor-fish by putting a stone in one end of it that 'Maorach iallai' is gathered at night; and a story about a cat in Leac a LÌ/Lackalee, Na Hearadh/Isle of Harris, which got its tongue caught under a limpet, the limpet closed over it and the cat drowned. Each line of this text has been scored through horizontally.

Proverb beginning 'Bu tu fein an sealgair ors a mhial-chu ris a chat', c1893

 Item
Identifier: Coll-97/CW126g/31
Scope and Contents Proverb which reads 'Bu tu fein an sealgair ors a mhial-chu ris a chat Ga do lasgairt anns an luaithe chuid.'