Salt and Katie, from Salt and the Sea Venture, were some of the first English cats to settle in the New World. If you have a cat, it is probably a descendant of Salt and Katie, or one of their fellow cat- colonists.
Today’s descendants live with the extremely talented Angela B. Chrysler and her family in New York. Angela is preparing to launch her new book series:
I for one, am crazy about elves, so I can’t wait to read this. But for now, on to her cats.
Cookie is just what I imagine the offspring of Toady and Valide would look like. You can see the exotic tilted eyes and lush fur of Valide, the aristocratic Turkish Angora; blended with the stripes of Toady, the chubby and charming brown tabby. Four hundred years later, these traits still carry on in our cats.
Tribble, RIP now resides with the anscestors. He looks like a descendant of Captain Butler, who will be featured in my upcoming novel, “Morton and the Maylower.” Captain Butler (CB) is the companion of Captain Myles Standish.
What can I say, Peach with her short, all-white coat is so clearly a descendant of Salt it’s hard to imagine four-hundred years have passed. She could be his daughter.
This dreamy boy is a Norwegian Forest Cat. He informed me that he and his kind were the first cats in North America, having come here with Leif Erikson. I’m glad to include him in the role of anscestor, and even plan to introduce some NFC in an upcoming book about the French and Indian War.
These amazing kitties live with Angela B Chrysler, her husband, three kids, and one heck of an amazing vacuum cleaner. For more info about Angela and her work, you can visit her web site.
Author of the Tales of the Drui
Angela B. Chrysler
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