Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats Themes

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This theme is found in three of the poems in Old Possum's Guide to Practical Cats. The first, The Old Gumbie Cat, is an example of a cat who is very responsible, even though it may not appear so at first glance. Jennyanydots, the cat in this poem, spends most of her days sleeping. However, at night, she is very resourceful and spends her time taking care of the forgotten creatures.

It is stated that a household could not function without a Gumbie cat. The Gumbie Cat is very much like a person who is extremely responsible and never shirks their duties. Even if you do not know how active they are in the community, they are normally quite busy.

The second example, in the poem, "The Song of the Jellicles," is an entirely different story. This is a group of cats who spend their days sleeping or...

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