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Margaret Mitchell, author of 'Gone With the Wind' with cat

"Gone with the Wind" author and journalist Margaret Mitchell Courtesy of Atlanta History Center. She was so much more than an author; she was also a secret philanthropist and humanitarian.

Louisa May Alcott writing at desk.In 1860, Alcott began writing for the Atlantic Monthly. When the American Civil War broke out, she  served as a nurse in the Union Hospital at Georgetown, D.C. Her letters home brought her first critical recognition for her observations and humor. They were originally written for the Boston anti-slavery paper The Commonwealth.

Louisa May Alcott sitting at the desk where she wrote "Little Women." Louisa May Alcott was an American novelist and poet best known as the author of the novel Little Women and its sequels Little Men and Jo's Boys.

A cat with badass Jack Kerouac. Badass credentials: Helped begin the Beat movement and became it's most popular writer. Wrote "On the Road". Created improvised haiku writing. Helped Allen Ginsburg with his legendary poem "Howl". Championed poet Gregory Corso. Redefined the approach to writing a novel.

jack Kerouac, voice of The Beat Generation, Author of "On The Road"and cat lover.

[ Victorian 1886 Spy Camera Pocket Watch ] —

First Spy watch? - The Lancaster Watch Camera was patented in October 1886 and made until Such tiny cameras were the forerunners for the ‘spy’ camera – a mechanism disguised as a different object.

Jackie and Caroline Kennedy with cats at Hyannis Port, Massachusetts in the summer of 1961.

Former First Lady, Jackie Kennedy, and daughter, Caroline, playing with their pet kitties.

Poet, Magickian and Celtic Communist William Butler Yeats spent most of his time in his shamanic bed with his familiar. Where he led, We follow.

11 Writers Who Really Loved Cats

Yeats on his deathbed, 1939 -by Georgie Hyde-Lees entregulistanybostan: W. Foto incuded in The Yeats Gallery Exhibition, closed by Leonard Cohen - August 2010 - More data soircharmant :: sparklesdire Yeats, probably January 1939

Ernest Miller Hemingway (July 21, 1899 – July 2, 1961) was an American author and journalist.

A young Ernest Hemingway in hospital during the war. It makes no sense that those words came from this man and transformed him down through all the circles of hell. But it is also proof that life is about moments, and we should not forget these.

Zelda Fitzgerald - 1929 mY #fave book Tender is the Night was written about her breakdown-

"Zelda Fitzgerald and her not-only-married-to-a-famous-writer-but-a-writer-on-her-own-right kitty." -- There's a misplaced modifier in there, but I'm not quibbling.