Written in the 1930s as letters to his godchildren, “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T. S. Eliot is the collection of poems about feline life on which Andrew Lloyd Webber based his legendary musical “Cats”

OLD POSSUM'S CATS

Poem include:

The Naming of Cats

The Old Gumbie Cat (Jennyanydots)

Growltiger’s Last Stand

The Rum Tum Tugge

The Song of the Jellicles

Mungojerrie and Rumpelteazer

Old Deuteronomy

The Awefull Battle Of The Pekes And The Pollicles

Mr. Mistoffelees

Macavity: The Mystery Cat

Gus: The Theatre Cat

Bustopher Jones: The Cat about Town

Skimbleshanks: The Railway Cat

The Ad-dressing of Cats