Books: Kit, Kit, Kit!

CATS AND PEOPLE (286 pp.)—Frances and Richard Lockridge—Lippincott ($3.50).

"Of all God's creatures," declared Mark Twain, "there is only one that cannot be made the slave of the lash. That one is the cat. If man could be crossed with the cat, it would improve man, but it would deteriorate the cat."

Frances and Richard Lockridge, who are best known to U.S. readers as joint authors of the Mr. & Mrs. North whodunits, are of a mind with Mark Twain. But in their new book, which covers Felis domestica from tail to whiskers and...

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