The Ships Cat Richard Adams

ISBN: 9780394423340

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32 pages


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The Ships Cat  by  Richard Adams

The Ships Cat by Richard Adams
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The ships cat is introduced as a patriotic swashbuckling crew member of the English privateer Alcestis. After attacking a lone Spanish ship, the Alcestis is defeated by Spanish reinforcements and its crew taken as captives to the Panamanian port ofMoreThe ships cat is introduced as a patriotic swashbuckling crew member of the English privateer Alcestis. After attacking a lone Spanish ship, the Alcestis is defeated by Spanish reinforcements and its crew taken as captives to the Panamanian port of Chagres.The ships cat is initially imprisoned, but the gaolers daughter takes pity on him and has him released to serve in the gaolers kitchen.

After the gaoler and his companions become drunk celebrating Saint Philips Day, the ships cat steals the keys to the gaol and releases his shipmates.Together, they steal a ship from the harbor and sail for home, pursued by their erstwhile captors. Their pursuers are frightened off by the sudden appearance of Sir Francis Drake (outward bound on his global circumnavigation of 1577).After Drake departs, the ships cat reveals that he has discovered a hoard of treasure in the ships hold. The crew sail home to England, where they are greeted as heroes and the cat is knighted by Queen Elizabeth I.



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