Animals: Budge on Mike

Copies of what English cat lovers prize as "the Budge monograph on Mike"' reached Manhattan last week.

Probably the most famed British feline of the 20th Century, and certainly the most misogynous, Cat Mike spent 20 years prowling about the British Museum, chasing away dogs, scratching with savagery at human females who tried to puss-puss him.

For 31 years, erudite Sir Ernest A. Wallis Budge, Litt. D., D. Litt., D. Lit., was Keeper of the Museum's Egyptian and Assyrian Antiquities. His monograph on Mike may be considered the acme of obital biography, fit...

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