The Sandman - A Dream of a Thousand Cats Summary & Analysis

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A Dream of a Thousand Cats Summary

A man and woman retire to bed, leaving their small white kitten alone in the house. A cat appears at the window, talking psychically to the kitten and telling her that "she" will be coming tonight. The kitten protests that she cannot get out of the house, but the cat outside says there is a partly open window. The kitten jumps out to join the other cat.

The kitten and the cat meet other cats along the way. The kitten asks about the one the cats are traveling to see, but no one knows much. The cats are curious but skeptical. They arrive at a graveyard filled with cats, a scene that is the title spread of the story. A Siamese cat jumps atop a statue of an angel and welcomes the cats who have come to...

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