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Space Cat chapter 1 Space Cat, meaning Space Cat, genre Space Cat, book cover Space Cat, flies Space Cat, Space Cat 7f8ad87acfb4c Everyone Goes To The Moon In Stories These Days Why Not A Cat So We Have The Ambitious Young Cat, Flyball, Going Off In A Rocket And Having Extraordinary Adventures He Is A Delight In His Space Suit A Descendant Perhaps Of That Famous Adventurer Puss In BootsOn The Moon He Becomes, Of Course, A Super Cat, Rescuing His Master And Finding Surprising Things In A Cave Children Will Love Flyball S Story Grown Ups, Reading It Aloud, Will See In It A Slight Take Off On The Popular Science Fiction Thread


10 thoughts on “Space Cat

  1. says:

    Totally charming text and illos, of how Flyball the cat went to the Moon, in 1951 Reading the 1952 HB, likely a first ed.Chapter One Little Gray Kitten sneaks on board a jetliner this is written in 1951, mind Takeoff His snug sleeping spot tilts He meows A friendly man picks him up, hands him to the stewardess No one claims him Man adopts him, names him Flyball Chap 2 Call from the Colonel Late from your leave again , Stone Flyball takes over the Rocket base with his super cat powers Ground duty was fine for those who liked it Not for Flyball Purr, Purr, I go up in a jet And I fly far faster than sound the little cat hammock Even if it looks pretty precarious for Kitty s acceleration couch.Flyball has fun on the Moon, and explores a hidden cave, filled with strange Moon life Captain Fred squeezes in, takes a fall cracks his helmet Flyball patches the leak and saves the day The Moon is only the start, Says Flyball the FlierOh, no one ever can guess How far we can fly Need I say, if you love cats and love SF, this is the book for you Thanks to Montzalee for the reco


  2. says:

    Greatest book about a cat in space ever written.


  3. says:

    I loved this book as a child, and the prospect of re reading it as adult delights me Off to make an Inter Library Loan request right now UPDATEStill awesome My cats prefer The Dream Quest of Unknown Kadath, though.


  4. says:

    This edition was published in 1991 but I read it literally my lifetime ago It was my favorite book at age 6 or 7 Was already hooked on sci fi and cats, of course Wonderful illustrations The respect shown Space Cat by the humans in the story puts humans in a wonderful light Also loved Space Cat Meets Mars as well as Space Cat Visits Venus Ruthven Todd, by the way, also wrote an excellent essay on William Blake which I read about 40 years later.


  5. says:

    I read this book at age 7, after checking it out from the school library This book, with its 3 companions Space Cat Visits Venus, etc are the first science fiction books I ever read, and I can trace my love of that genre to this series.


  6. says:

    I absolutely loved these books as a kid They were part of my early intro to scifi I still loved them when I read them to my sons The cat stows away with his astronaut owner on a trip on his rocket ship Priceless.


  7. says:

    One of the defining books of my life Read it during the Johnson administration Named one of our pet cats Flyball after it


  8. says:

    Truly delightful children s science fiction book that was a tremendous influence on me when I read it as a child Tells the story of a stray young cat adopted by an astronaut, given the clever name Flyball, his adventures at the space center, and on an exciting journey to the moon The Moon is only the start,Says Flyball the flier.We ll reach the stars yetGoing higher and higher.We ll voyage right round spaceTo the ends of the sky.Oh, no one ever can guessHow far we will fly


  9. says:

    Half of the idea is 1950s futurist science fiction conceivable, though now known to be wrong , and half is ridiculous fantasy inconceivable even then.


  10. says:

    Happy little quick read, just love cats and space, so space cat is amazing, nicely written as if it to be 1969 all over again and with a pinch of science fiction and some moon mystery, owh yeah there are volumes, happy days


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