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This blog is written and maintained by Miss Cuddlywumps, a fluffy-tailed calico cat who is both classically educated and familiar with mysteries. Comments or complaints should be addressed to Miss C rather than to author Roby Sweet. Ms. Sweet accepts no responsibility for Miss C's opinions.

Wednesday, August 5, 2015

Medieval Cats Under Attack—By Mice

Wordless Wednesday


Defend the tower! A cat in a tower that is being attacked by mice.
The cat is throwing stones at the mice.
Marginal painting from a Book of Hours, ca. 1320–1330.
London, England.
Public Domain, via the 

Feline down! On the right side, cat has been hit by a spear
thrown by a mouse on the opposite page (see detail below).
Marginal painting from a Book of Hours, ca. 1320–1330.
London, England.
Public Domain, via the 

Detail of cat speared by a mouse.

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