Essays Tagged: "Cat"

"The Black Cat"

Throughout the opening paragraph of 'The Black Cat,' the reader is introduced to a narrator who, because of his grotesque actions, has become menta ... ism, lead to his irrational state of mind. His alcoholism was the root of his downfall. While intoxicated, the narrator mutilated his favourite pet, Pluto, causing the cat to become terrified of his m ... his favourite pet, Pluto, causing the cat to become terrified of his master. The alienation of his cat gave the narrator even more cause to become mentally unstable.The hanging of his cat shows how t ...

(3 pages) 73 0 2.2 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Black Cat by Poe. A Comparison between the movie and the book

There are major differences between the film we saw in class and The Black Cat byEdgar Allen Poe. The film had added effects to get the viewer's attention. The film alsolet ou ... hysically abusive to his wife. One night theman came home very drunk and violent so Pluto(the black cat) scratched him out of fear.then the man lost his temper and cut out the cat's eye with his penkn ... the man lost his temper and cut out the cat's eye with his penknife. One morning theman hanged the cat from a tree limb with a noose around its neck. That night his houseburnt to the ground. In the m ...

(2 pages) 39 0 3.3 Feb/1997

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

A Cat Can Also Be Your Best Friend; persuasiive essay

ruth, but dogs are not the only animal friends whose companionship people enjoy. For many people, a cat is their best friend. Despite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent house pets.Cats c ... pite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent house pets.Cats can be great companions. Many cats are affectionate. They will snuggle up and ask to be petted, or scratched under the chin. Who c ...

(2 pages) 104 1 4.4 Feb/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Cat-scratch disease otherwise known as cat-scratch fever.

Cat-Scratch Disease (CSD)Cat-scratch disease can also be known as cat-scratch fever or CSD. It's inc ... f cases, a 0.5 to 1-cm brownish papule or pustule forms at the site of the scratch or bite from the cat and is considered an indicator of CSD. Regional lymphadenopathy follows in 3 to 10 days, often a ... es generally are pediatric infections associated with a history of scratches from or contact with a cat. 80-90% of the cases are in patient under 21 years old.The organism infects kittens and can rema ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Diseases

Cats in Ancient Egypt.

Cats were a revered animal in Egypt. Egypt had a cat goddess, Bast or Bastet, and all cats themselve ... n Egypt. Egypt had a cat goddess, Bast or Bastet, and all cats themselves were considered demigods. Cats lived pretty cushy lives, better so than many of the people of Egypt themselves.Egypt's origina ... d pretty cushy lives, better so than many of the people of Egypt themselves.Egypt's original use of cats was to keep the royal granaries and such of Egypt vermin free. The cat's job itself was not so ...

(2 pages) 47 2 4.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History > Ancient Egypt

"The Black Cat" by Edgar Alan Poe.

THE BLACK CATThe Black Cat is one of Poe's famous murder tales. The story is told by the murderer himself, the ... red his affection toward animals. She brought many animals into their home including a large, black cat that they named Pluto. The narrator formed an especially strong bond with Pluto, who became his ... to avoid his master. This irritated the narrator. One night after a lot of drinking, he seized the cat by the throat and cut one of Pluto's eyes. On the morning after this incident, the narrator reca ...

(3 pages) 69 0 3.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors > Edgar Allan Poe

Analysis of Christopher Smart's "For I Will Consider My Cat Jeofry"

"For I Will Consider My Cat Jeoffry" is a poem Christopher Smart wrote about the cats of another time. Though he makes refer ... perfect resting spot in the sun he immediately springs to his feet at the opportunity to enjoy some catnip. This catnip is the ultimate enjoyment by a cat, the perfect answer to his prayers. He rolls ... degrees." While this poem has an underlying correlation to God, as we have our Ten Commandments, a cat has his own ten rules that can't be broken. "First he looks upon his fore-paws to see if they ar ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Cats and Dogs The Difference Between Men and Women

Cats and DogsSince death is a destination for everyone, both active and passive, curious and indiffe ... ifferent, you might as well take some chances, have some fun, and be honest about your experiences. Cats and dogs have been one of the most controversial topics among humans for decades. Famous cats d ... pics among humans for decades. Famous cats date as far back as the Egyptian throne. Cleopatra had a cat rule with her on the throne. Cats were said to be Gods, and in some cases held higher ranks in t ...

(2 pages) 73 0 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Cause and Effect Essay for English 101. Teacher wanted lots of descriptive words and clear thesis and restatement.

overpopulation is a crucial problem in the United States today. An ovariohysterectomy, or spay of a cat is necessary for greater health and happiness of your loved one. This imperative operation also ... s a number of behavioral problems that may occur during the many cycles of attempted wooing in your cats' existence. Spaying your feline is a vital cause not only to help actively control the overpopu ...

(2 pages) 120 0 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Cats as Ideal house pets

truth, but dogs are not the only animal friend whose companionship people enjoy. For many people, a cat is their best friend. Despite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent housepets.In the ... rs may believe, cats make excellent housepets.In the first place, people enjoy the companionship of cats. Many cats are affectionate. They will snuggle up and ask to be petted, or scratched under the ...

(2 pages) 63 2 4.4 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Alone

(2 pages) 24 1 2.3 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

Compare and contrast: Dogs and Cats.

mal to research what type of care will be needed for the type of animal he or she chooses. Dogs and cats are among the most popular pets; however, their care is drastically different, obviously they d ... , they will show it back. The both are also good stress relievers for many owners.Dogs, compared to cats, require more maintenance. Maintaining a dog requires the owner to bathe and groom them regular ...

(2 pages) 147 2 3.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Analysis Of Poetry

for the future, we need to understand the use to fully appreciate their construction. In the song " cats in the cradles", Harry Chapin focuses on the parent-child relashionship as it develops through ... petition is a device commonly used to bring attention to certain aspects of the text. In the song " cats in the cradles" Chapin constantly repeated the nursery rhyme " and the cats in the cradles and ...

(1 pages) 30 0 1.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Black Cat

n Poe uses elaborate diction to take the reader into the mind of a psychotic murderer in "The Black Cat". By intensively describing the motives and desires behind the narrator's actions, Poe con ... es of alcohol while the reader realizes a twisted connected between his relationship with his black cat and his wife. Poe's chilling narrative style also creates an eerie atmosphere throughout the sto ...

(3 pages) 26 0 1.7 Nov/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Cats And Dogs

Cats or Dogs Having a dog or cat can bring momentous joy into a person's life. When a person walks i ... heir pet relieves stress and brings sudden uplift into their day. The happiness and love the dog or cat shows towards their owner is special, and is a bond not unlike that of a family member. The owne ... eone to comfort them. Although the pet will not respond back, it's always willing to listen. Both a cat and dog display these qualities, but both go about it in different ways.When an owner comes home ...

(4 pages) 394 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Cats vs. dogs as housepets

truth, but dogs are not the only animal friend whose companionship people enjoy. For many people, a cat is their best friend. Despite what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent housepets. If eve ... what dog lovers may believe, cats make excellent housepets. If everyone would adopt just one spayed cat from their local animal shelter there would no longer be a problem with overpopulation of cats i ...

(3 pages) 21 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Black Cat

PLOT: The Black Cat, by Edgar Allan Poe In this story the narrator who is setting in prison awaiting his execution f ... man with a similar love of animals. They had a large assortment of animals, including a large black cat, which was his favorite.After some time due to his drinking he became very abusive to his wife a ... e time due to his drinking he became very abusive to his wife and the animals, especially the black cat. He became so enraged at the cat after one of his drinking spells that he plucked out one of its ...

(2 pages) 12 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cats and Dogs

the decision on what type of pet to get can be very difficult. Most people choose either a dog or a cat. There are some similarities and also some differences between both the dog and the cat.The dog ... There are some similarities and also some differences between both the dog and the cat.The dog and cat are both domesticated animals and can be kept as pets. Both of the animals have hair that likes ...

(1 pages) 9 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Cats and Buttered bread. Make up your own issue about anything and get people to care about it.

my class and my teacher actually laughed and kept their attention won me while i was reading it. =DCats and Buttered Bread.I’ve decided to make an issue of this question: “If a cat always l ... ead always lands butter side down, what would happen if you tied the buttered bread to the top of a cat?” You may have all seen the television show Brainiac at some point. There is a segment on t ...

(2 pages) 13 0 2.2 Oct/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

A Bad Night

One would tend to believe that the lives of us cats are simple and uneventful. I am here as proof that even though you see us as lazy and constantl ... her by design, accident, or just my usual misfortune. My name is D’Argo, I’m a Maine Coon cat and my misfortunes and adventures started when I was still a kitten.Shortly after I was born, a ... more than welcome in my new house. Over the next few weeks I became quite the active and energetic cat. I would sit on the window sill so I could see all the nice trees to climb and small animals to ...

(3 pages) 629 0 3.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing