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The Poetical Cat

The Poetical Cat: An Anthology
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AuthorEdited by Felicity Bast
PublisherNew York: Farrar Straus & Giroux

The Poetical Cat: An Anthology is a collection of poems about cats, illustrated by Robert Clyde Anderson. The anthology includes J.R.R. Tolkien's poem "Cat", apparently entitled "Cat On The Mat" in this book, which was originally published in The Adventures of Tom Bombadil.[1][2]


  1. (accessed 19 March 2011)
  2. "The Poetical Cat: An Anthology" at (accessed 19 March 2011)