Gallico, Paul

Thomasina: The Cat Who Thought She Was a God

(4) 4-6 Cat Thomasina is scheduled to be put down by her owner's veterinarian father, but she is rescued and awakens convinced she's the Egyptian Cat Goddess Bast-Ra. Thomasina narrates some chapters in the first person, and her delusions add humor to a thoughtful novel. However, dense narration and some dated portrayals ("gipsies" who are cruel to their animals) may make this problematic for contemporary readers.


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