A memorandum describing the expressive behaviour of a cat with added notes by CD.
A young cat of about the age of 10 months when put upon a soft cloak or gown used to take a piece in her mouth & then pound with her claws out & purr.
- f1 4260f.f1The date is established by CD's annotations to the letter.
- f2 4260f.f2Henrietta made a series of observations on behaviour in cats; there is a memorandum in DAR 189: 7, annotated 28 March 1862, in which Henrietta recorded her observations on the cries of cats and their meaning.
- f3 4260f.f3CD evidently preserved these observations for use in Expression, pp. 126--9. Expression was published by John Murray in 1872.