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Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 13 Summary

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Chapter 13 Summary

Skimbleshanks is a railway cat that runs the Night Mail train. If he's not there at 11:39, the train will not depart. Everyone begins searching for Skimbleshanks as the clock ticks to 11:42. Suddenly, Skimbleshanks appears and gives the signal that it's time to depart.

Of all of the cars on the Night Mail, Skimbleshanks is in charge of the Sleeping Car Express. He supervises everyone, from the passengers to the employees. As he monitors the corridor, he looks at passengers and keeps them in line.

The Night Mail train takes care of its passengers and provides them with all sorts of comforts. Whether they need tea upon waking or their bed turned down, the staff is always there. However, no one's dedication is as strong as that of Skimbleshanks, who makes sure that no mice will be joining you on your trip.

As everyone is sleeping, they are...

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