Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats - Chapter 2 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 2 Summary

The Old Gumbie Cat is a nickname given to Jennyanydots, the main character of this chapter. Jennyanydots is an industrious cat, although you would never know this by day.

All day long, a Gumbie Cat sits and sleeps, never giving any indication of what they do during the night.

At night, Jennyanydots becomes quite busy, taking care of the mice. At first, she begins teaching them crafts to occupy them and distract them from bad behavior. These hobbies include crocheting, tatting and music. During the day, she gives no indication of this previous night's work, as she finds the sunny spots in the house and lounges around.

The next night, Jennyanydots cooks the mice more nourishing meals, since she is sure that their current fare is to blame for the noise that they make. She is very busy making them mousecake of bread and fried peas, and...

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