The Cat Who Went Underground Themes

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Disappearances and Deaths of Carpenters

Since the main plot of this novel focuses on Qwill's investigation into the deaths and disappearances of the carpenters in Mooseville, this is also one of the main themes of "The Cat Who Went Underground." On Qwill's first day in Mooseville, he meets Joanna and learns that her father, Big Joe, was a carpenter who was killed in an accident several months earlier. Later that day, Roger calls Mildred while Qwill is visiting to report that his friend, Buddy Yarrow, drowned while fishing. When Qwill reads the paper the next day, he learns that Buddy was a carpenter. In the fourth chapter, Mildred informs Qwill that Captain Phlogg, a retired carpenter on a ship, drank himself to death. Qwill hires Clem Cottle to build an addition on his cabin and is very pleased with the young man's work ethic, but Clem Cottle disappears during...

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