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1. Our first type of cat is the practical cat.
And where better to begin a quiz on cats, than with these very famous felines. This book is actually a series of poems about cat psychology and sociology, but is arguably better known as a musical production. Who wrote this tale of pragmatic kitties?
2. Does this sound familiar? Our second type of cat is the Witch's cat.
The cat name "Grimalkin" (meaning old and evil-looking) has been in many literary works over time, from Shakespeare's "MacBeth" to Bronte's "Wuthering Heights".
In John Masefield's novel "The Midnight Folk" there are three familiars. Which one of these is NOT one of his familiars?
3. Here's one for the cat lovers: Hero cats!
This little kitty starts life as an orphan in a feral community of cats and grows up to be the wise and revered leader of the legends: "The Chosen One". Who is the protagonist of Joy Smith Aiken's heart-warming tale?
4. Lions are, as the saying goes, the Kings of all Beasts. Let's look at Royal cats.
This talking Lion is the true ruler of a magical land that has been repressed by an evil white witch. Which C. S. Lewis big cat requires the assistance of children to assume his rightful place as leader?
5. Let's look under the magnifying glass at our next type of cat: sleuthing kitties.
This female feline lives in a small town of Crozet, Virginia, with her owner Mary "Harry" Haristeen, the local postmistress. Who is this Sherlock Holmes of the feline variety penned by Rita Mae Brown and her cat?
6. Owls aren't the only wise creatures. Our next type of cat is the wise cat.
In Rudyard Kipling's tale of how wild animals were domesticated, is a very wise kitty. Who is this special cat?
7. We've had cats that belong to witches, but what about magical cats?
Diane Duane's novel, "The Book of Night With Moon" features a group of wizardly cats that guard the magical gates between worlds. Who is the feline leader of the Primary Worldgate Management Team operating from New York's Grand Central Terminal?
8. Cats can be enchanting, but sticking to the magic theme, here's a special enchanted cat.
This feline is the King of Cats, who had an enslavement spell put on him. He is unable to return to his land until the spell is removed. Who is the protagonist in Barbara Sleigh's trilogy?
9. They say grass always looks greener on the other side of the fence, and this adventurous cat thought exactly that.
This cat leaves his home to search across many lands for his friend who has disappeared. Eventually he finds her, but she has been domesticated and is living with humans. Our hero stays thinking it's the life he wanted, but eventually realises that his home is where he really wants to be. What is the name of Tad Williams's fantasy novel?
10. You've heard of a fortune cookie? Well here's our final feline form: the fortune cat!
A very poor man bought a cat but gave it to his master to sell for gold. A King bought the cat for a fortune and the young man became very rich. He was also thrice voted Lord Mayor of London. What is the name of this well-known tale?
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