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The Chester Cat Hoax of 1815

This is a short story published some 90 years after the event it supposedly described: Chester is a city on the northern Welsh borders. This story is frequently retold in miscellany of the bizarre, local histories and Francis Wheen includes it in his marvelous The Chatto Book of Cats, 1993.

read more: The Chester Cat Hoax of 1815 – Beachcombing’s Bizarre History Blog


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This entry was posted on September 3, 2015 by in Animals, Folklore, History, Hoax.


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