History Literature / OldPossumsBookOfPracticalCats

4th Aug '17 10:16:31 AM enitharmon
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** While the musical ''Cats'' is by far the more famous work inspired by the book, a decade earlier it also provided the name of the band Mungo Jerry, a OneHitWonder with "In the Summertime."
6th Jul '17 5:32:29 PM Pren
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** While the musical ''Cats'' is by far the more famous work inspired by the book, a decade earlier it also provided the name of the band Mungo Jerry, a OneHitWonder with "In the Summertime."
13th Jun '17 9:45:13 PM ImperialMajestyXO
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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: When [[spoiler:Growltiger]] kicked the bucket.



* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: When [[spoiler:Growltiger]] kicked the bucket.
9th Jun '17 7:56:59 PM Chariset
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* AwesomeMcCoolname: The second name of a cat should be like this.

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* AwesomeMcCoolname: The second name "The Naming of a Cats" decrees that every cat should be like this.have one as his/her second name; one of those amazing names that "never belong to more than one cat." It gives Munkustrap, Quaxo, Coricopat, Bombalurina, and Jellylorum as examples.



* CatsAreMean: Zig-zagged - like with humans, there are mean cats and nice cats.

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* CatsAreMean: Zig-zagged - like with humans, there are mean heroic cats and nice villainous cats.



* IHaveManyNames: "Each cat must have three different names." An everyday one, a more dignified one, and one only the cat knows.

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* IHaveManyNames: "Each cat must have three different names." An everyday one, a more dignified unique one, and one that only the cat knows.
9th Mar '17 11:16:38 AM ImperialMajestyXO
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* CatsAreMean: Subverted - like humans, there are mean cats and nice cats.

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* CatsAreMean: Subverted Zig-zagged - like with humans, there are mean cats and nice cats.
13th Mar '16 4:57:23 PM VolcanoWorld
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* SpellMyNameWithAThe: The Rum Tum Tugger
16th Jan '16 5:46:28 AM LongLiveHumour
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* CaptainErsatz: Macavity is obviously meant to be an allusion to [[Literature/SherlockHolmes Moriarty]].

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* CaptainErsatz: Macavity is obviously meant to be an allusion to [[Literature/SherlockHolmes Moriarty]]. (There's also a smidgen of Col. Sebastian Moran, who is outwardly respectable - but they say he cheats at cards.)
6th Nov '15 9:05:30 AM Angeldeb82
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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing when [[spoiler:Growltiger]] kicked the bucket.

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* AndThereWasMuchRejoicing when AndThereWasMuchRejoicing: When [[spoiler:Growltiger]] kicked the bucket.



-->they say that all the Cats whose wicked deeds are widely known,\\

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-->they -->They say that all the Cats whose wicked deeds are widely known,\\



* YourTomCatIsPregnant: Implied by the crowning achievement of Mr. Mistoffelees, The Original Conjuring Cat:

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* YourTomCatIsPregnant: YourTomcatIsPregnant: Implied by the crowning achievement of Mr. Mistoffelees, The Original Conjuring Cat:
14th Oct '15 8:44:30 PM PaulA
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* BeyondTheImpossible: "....He breaks the law of gravity..."
* CaptainErsatz: Macavity is obviously meant to be an allusion to [[SherlockHolmes Moriarty]].

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* BeyondTheImpossible: "....When people say Macavity's wickedness knows no bounds, they ''mean'' it:
-->Macavity, Macavity, there's no one like Macavity\\
He's broken every human law.
He breaks the law of gravity..."
gravity.
* CaptainErsatz: Macavity is obviously meant to be an allusion to [[SherlockHolmes [[Literature/SherlockHolmes Moriarty]].



* DiabolicalMastermind: "Macavity, Macavity, there's no one like Macavity / He's broken every human law; he breaks the law of gravity."

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* DiabolicalMastermind: "Macavity, Macavity, there's no one like Macavity / He's broken every human law; he breaks Macavity.
-->they say that all
the law Cats whose wicked deeds are widely known,\\
(I might mention Mungojerrie, I might mention Griddlebone)\\
Are nothing more than agents for the Cat who all the time\\
Just controls their operations: the Napoleon
of gravity."Crime.



* ShoutOut: Macavity's poem contains several to the SherlockHolmes canon.

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* ShoutOut: ShoutOut:
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Macavity's poem contains several to the SherlockHolmes canon.Literature/SherlockHolmes canon. The description of Macavity's appearance echoes the description of Moriarty in "The Final Problem", and the list of his crimes includes references to several of Holmes's cases.
5th Jan '15 4:35:17 PM 04tele
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* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: Gus the Theatre Cat's proudest achievement was playing a character called "Fire Frolly Fiddle, Fiend of the Fel."

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* AddedAlliterativeAppeal: Gus the Theatre Cat's proudest achievement was playing a character called "Fire Frolly Fiddle, "Firefrorfiddle, the Fiend of the Fel.Fell."
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