Read-a-thon 2015: Hour 4

“`we’re all mad here. I’m mad. You’re mad.’

`How do you know I’m mad?’ said Alice.

`You must be,’ said the Cat, `or you wouldn’t have come here.’

Alice didn’t think that proved it at all; however, she went on `And how do you know that you’re mad?’

`To begin with,’ said the Cat, `a dog’s not mad. You grant that?’

`I suppose so,’ said Alice.

`Well, then,’ the Cat went on, `you see, a dog growls when it’s angry, and wags its tail when it’s pleased. Now I growl when I’m pleased, and wag my tail when I’m angry. Therefore I’m mad.'”

Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll

Cheshire cat

Hourly_Bookmark_Knitted_R02Are you mad to have taken up this challenge? No you’re not, you just like reading and want to help cats.

To show that we appreciate your support, we have a prize to offer: a lovely hand-knitted bookmark donated by Beryl Burgess (who makes the popular furry friends). Anybody who has registered before 12pm (GMT) today (the 21st) can enter the competition by answering the question below in the comment section here or on the event Facebook page. We will draw a winner at 9pm tonight.

Who is your favourite feline book character and why?



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