24 JANUARY 1891, Page 16


[To Tau ED2TOP. OF me "

SIR,—A very much petted eat of mine, aged ten, was with me while sewing lately. She had seated herself on a portion of the calico which was before me on a small table, and before leaving the room for a few minutes, I carefully arranged the

part of the work with the needle in it so that it hung over the edge of the table and was well out of ' Tiny's ' way. On my return,I found she had gathered up the calico and was sitting upon it, but had kept out the unfinished hem, and was holding' down the needle with her right paw, purring loudly the while• at what she evidently considered a successful imitation of her