Essays Tagged: "Cats"

Walden- how we spend our lives

r spending life. Thoreau also notes that is "not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar," rather having a change in mind and life style could suit you a respectable change ... n success, and calls this dream life the real destination that matters, not going off "to count the cats in Zanzibar." Thoreau remarks how easy it is to fall into a "particular route" and explains how ...

(4 pages) 103 0 3.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

To Kill A Mockingbird (by Harper Lee) essay about Jem and Scouts relationship with Boo Radley

Boo 'was about six-and-a-half feet tall, judging from his tracks; he dined on raw squirrels and any cats that he could catch, that's why his hands were blood stained. There was also a long jagged scar ...

(1 pages) 35 0 2.5 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Of Mites And Man.

beings. The first observation made by the author was in the case of a woman who had brought in two cats severely infested with ear mites to be examined. Accompanied by her 3 year old daughter who had ... mplaining of an itchy chest and abdomen, the mother stated that not only did here daughter hold the cats like dolls for extended periods of time, but she had numerous small red abdominal bite marks th ...

(3 pages) 97 1 4.4 May/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology > Human Biology

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

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 references to "Jeoffry" his underlying connotation is towards ... n't be broken. "First he looks upon his fore-paws to see if they are clean", the first act that all cats do is to make sure their paws are clean before moving on to other parts of themselves. "For sec ... ended", this is the act of him stretching his muscles. "For fourthly he sharpens his paws by wood", cats like to keep their claws sharpened. "For fifthly he washes himself," he continues his bath with ...

(5 pages) 28 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Study Guide and Terms

he same morpheme which differ in minute ways due to their phonetic environment (such as in doogs an cats)Preposational Phrase - in syntactic notation the abbreviation PP standsAffix - what makes a com ...

(1 pages) 32 0 2.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Linguistics

An analysis of one complicated poem in the book: Twenty Prose Poems by Charles Baudelaire. Poem "Which is the True One?", describe the complexing image.

age or idea of a greater purpose is also evident in "The Great Cat Massacre" by Robert Darnton. The cats being killed in the essay represent more than just that fact alone. It represents the lower cla ...

(8 pages) 45 0 4.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Observational learning/imitation-why is it important and what mechanisms are needed to make it work? (neuroscience)

a variety of forms:Stimulus enhancement:This is an inbuilt structural observational learning.House cats, for example, usually catch and eat their prey outside their home. However, when they have youn ...

(10 pages) 77 0 4.6 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Pet Adoption

. Large animals that live in a house could cause damage. Dogs may run around and knock things over. Cats might scratch furniture. Most young animals aren't "potty trained." Over some time, they need t ... ined, people may not like coming to your house. Excessive barking from dogs or getting scratched by cats may drive them away.A pet needs to know it is loved. A pet is less likely to run away if it is ...

(1 pages) 52 0 3.4 Sep/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

THE Dogs suprior to all other animals

r when there are strangers coming into there house. Other pets and domesticated animals such as the cats, parrots, hamster and many other have a very bad hearing compared to the dog. The dog has many ...

(2 pages) 55 1 3.6 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Communication Studies

Unhumane procedure - Declawing Cats

Cats Come with ClawsDeclawing is the amputation of a cat's claws at the first joint. Compared to hum ... ciatingly painful amputations with only one purpose, human convenience. To declaw a cat is inhumane.Cats are digitigrades; they walk on their toes. A cat's claw is the anatomic equal to the last bone ... unnecessary surgery. It is impossible to know how much pain and suffering declawing causes, because cats are unable to express these in human terms. However, if we compare similar procedures in people ...

(4 pages) 58 2 3.7 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Zoology

The Cat-Dogs Essay

all farm in the United States, a girl named Liz found a sack with two animals that she thought were cats, she rescued the two cats from drowning; she took them home to her father's farm so that their ... kittens of her own would feed them. The Bowyer family didn't agree too much in keeping the supposed cats. Because they didn't look like anything that they ever saw before but finally let them stay. Th ...

(2 pages) 25 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Bacground Information on Michael Jackson the artist

in in these short films; supernarrative -- a video story that's separate from the song's story; and cats."Billie Jean" also has the privilege of being attached to perhaps Jackson's very best song, and ...

(4 pages) 31 0 3.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Art Essays > Performing Arts

To what extent can Tybalt truely be blamed for the deaths of Romeo and Juliet.

a proud and patriotic Capulet cousin, his name reflects his personality (tybalt means the prince of cats) he is a rare swordsman and fights with honor, although he does take personal insults very far ... fights for family and what he believes to be right, Mercoutio describes him as"More than prince of cats, I can tell you. O, he isthe courageous captain of compliments. He fightsas you sing prick-song ...

(3 pages) 14 0 4.0 Dec/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors > Shakespeare > Romeo & Juliet

Self Exploration 3: My Dog Max/Timmy

he is the sweetest animal in the world. He is my gentle giant. Although dogs are known for chasing cats, Timmy loves my sister's cat, Melfee, and she loves him. There have been many occasions that I ...

(1 pages) 356 0 3.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

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

Animal Cruelty

nimals for pleasure. This is not a very good thing. Cows, sheep, and chickens are for food reasons. Cats dogs, and birds are not for food reasons, they are domestic animals and they do not deserve to ...

(3 pages) 58 1 4.6 Jun/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

Boo Radley in Harper lee's "To Kill a Mockingbird"

e kids, Boo is almost like a ghost. The kids say that Boo comes out at night and eats squirrels and cats. They got really scared when they heard the story about Boo stabbing his father on the leg. Eve ...

(2 pages) 1326 0 0.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > "To Kill a Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Limit Animal Testing

uns would have to be conducted on humans. Despite the merits of animal testing though, experimental cats, dogs, and primates face intolerable cruelty inside the laboratory. They have not the means of ... ng coveted scientific advancement.Many people also exaggerate the "Frankenstein" laboratories where cats and dogs are strapped to torture devices. Although such experiments exist, like the one describ ...

(4 pages) 53 1 4.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues > Animal Testing

Virgina Woolf

portance in history. She continues on, telling a story about how a bishop she once knew stated that cats didn't go to heaven, and a woman can't write the plays of Shakespeare. Woolf didn't like the bi ...

(4 pages) 41 0 0.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature