What Happens When Two Eccentric Cat-Lovers Unite: T.S. Eliot and Edward Gorey’s ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’

T.S. Eliot, whose affection for cats was well-known, wrote the poems that would comprise ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ in a series of letters to his godchildren in the 1930s. First published in 1939, the whimsical collection would later inspire the famed Broadway musical Cats. The 1982 edition of the book was illustrated by fellow cat-lover Edward Gorey… read more here!

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