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Such is the title of a short story in the collection, "Young Men in Spats".
Wodehouse wrote quite a few tales about cats, and dogs, even making the
animal the narrator.
While Bludleigh Court ("Mr.Mulliner Speaking") is a country house where
animals are slaughtered constantly in the name of sport, the house in GTAC,
namely, Matcham Scratchings, is infested by Animal Lovers who dote on them -
as hapless Freddie Widgeon discovered, when invited there by potential
girlfriend, Dahlia Prenderby.
The majority of the menagerie are cats, with a sprinkling of dogs, and
even a chimp.
My emphasis on this story is because, at one point, PGW reaches a climax
of mirth, at the expense of Freddie, where his every move results in
disaster - barging into one cat, backstepping on another, and sitting down
on a third. Culminating in an attempted explanation, where his wild
gesticulation "sloshed another...in the short ribs. Dahlia caught the
animal as it flew through the air." Yes, a very funny episode.
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