America:A History in Cats!
May 18, 730 pm
Java Cat Cafe
415 Memorial Dr. C, Atlanta, GA 30312
Relive American history, feline style, and join award winning author Dr. PaulKoudounaris as he reveals how our county's indomitable cats triumphed alongsideits humans over a harsh landscape in a New World.Arriving on the same ships which brought our nation's forefathers, America's catsdidn't just live through history, they helped to create it. Learn about cats inthe Wild West and cats on the old railroads! Hear the thrilling story of theworld’s first flying cat, hooked up to a self-propelled balloon constructed bya man in rural Pennsylvania who was determined to chase all sparrows north toCanada! Hear the poignant tale of Clementine Jones, who walked from New York to Coloradoto find her family! Learn about Pooli, America’s mostdecorated military cat! And Pico, the United States Navy's own singing felinemascot! These and more, as we celebrate the greatness of the American cat!
And just as great as the cats themselves, this is a FREE event!