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Animal History

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The Dogs of Alexandra of Denmark: A Tour of the Kennels at Sandringham

The menagerie of canines the Princess of Wales accumulated was a diverse collection which rivalled even that of her royal mother-in-law....

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Animal Welfare in the 19th Century: An Earth Day Overview

In the nineteenth century, scholars, essayists, and theologians often pondered the solemn duty that man owed to the natural world....

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An Intelligent Horse Delivers the Mail

The horse was familiar with the mail route and, despite having no human to guide him, galloped straight for the next stop and delivered the mail on his own....

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An Unlikely Friendship: The Cat and Mouse of Lord Lucan’s Bailiff

In the early 19th century, at the Earl of Lucan’s residence at Laleham, there was a very singular cat....

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The Deerhounds of Windsor Great Park

In his 1825 novel, The Talisman, Sir Walter Scott famously refers to the Scottish Deerhound as “a most perfect creature of heaven.”...

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Cat Funerals in the Victorian Era

In the Victorian era, bereaved pet owners commissioned undertakers to build elaborate cat caskets. Clergymen performed cat burial services. And stone masons chiseled cat names on cat headstones...

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Mimi’s books are also available at Penguin Random House, IndieBound and Powell’s, and at Amazon in the UK, Australia, and Canada.

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