Skilley, an alley cat with an embarrassing secret, longs to escape his hard life dodging fishwives brooms and carriage wheels and trade his damp alley for the warmth of the Cheshire Cheese Inn. When he learns that the innkeeper is looking for a new mouser, Skilley comes up with an audacious... read more
“Why, you know my friend, Wilkie! He's just penned a work that will take London by storm. It's about a ghostly woman in white --”Charles Dickens
“If a person of honorable sensibilities has your darkest secret in his keeping -- and asks nothing in return -- you might reasonably conclude he is . . . er, not a foe.”Pip
“How did he know it to be half past eleven? It is a fact that all intelligent animals (except for those poor, distractible humans) have an unerring sense of time. They need no Roman numeral on an enameled clock face, no shadow on a sundial -- no slices of hours, slivers of minutes, splinters of seconds -- to inform them of a mystery carried deep within. Animals carry time in their bones.”
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