cats

     

Felis catus omestica (invalid junior synonym) Felis silvestris catus

Trivia about cats

  • 4-letter play about 9-lived creatures
  • "Scat"
  • On Sept. 10, 2000, after 7,485 performances "Now & Forever" became finite in this Broadway show
  • If it's October 16, it's national feral these day--Bob Barker hopes you spay & neuter the little guys
  • In 2000 it was announced that this, Broadway's longest-running show, would be a "Memory" after over 7,000 shows
  • The animals were worshipped in ancient Egypt as they kept down the rat population
  • In a short-lived in Belgium in 1879, these house pets were used to carry bundles of mail
  • "Memory" & "Mr. Mistoffelees"
  • Ailuromaniacs really love these animals, like Felix or Garfield
  • The costumes for this long-running musical based on a T.S. Eliot book of poems include pointy ears & tails
  • Ancient Egyptians worshipped these animals and now their "scans" are used to study mummies
  • Keep these animals away from me, senor, because I suffer from gatophobia
  • When this show's 9 lives were up in 2000, its props & costumes were auctioned off--guess you could call it kitty litter
  • (Frank Rich delivers the clue.) In 1982 I said this Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is "likely to lurk around Broadway for a long time" & it did, closing 18 years later
  • T.S. Eliot's poetical classic:"Old Possum's Book of Practical" these
  • Abyssinian,Calico,Manx
  • "Memory" from this Andrew Lloyd Webber show begins, "Midnight, not a sound from the pavement"
  • Paul Gallico owned 23 of these animals at a time & wrote a fantasy about a boy who's changed into a white one
  • About 4 million of these live in Canada, most are pets(signing the whiskers)
  • One "memory" of this show is that it's based on a book of verse by T.S. Eliot
  • Abyssinian,Burmese,Manx
  • The Birman & the Balinese are long-haired breeds of these
  • On June 19, 1997 it surpassed "A Chorus Line" as Broadway's longest-running show
  • On June 19, 1997 this musical surpassed "A Chorus Line" as the longest-running Broadway show of all time
  • These animals were mummified by ancient Egyptians as a tribute to the goddess Bast
  • "I can smile at the old days, I was beautiful then, I remember the time I knew that happiness was"
  • "Felidae"
  • Ailurophobia is the fear of these pets
  • Bustopher Jones,Old Deuteronomy,Mistoffelees
  • "Memory","Mr. Mistoffelees"
  • A book of verse for children, "Old Possum's Book of Practical" these found new life when adapted for Broadway
  • Philosophically speaking, "All" of these "are gray in the dark"
  • If you spot several servals slinking south of the Sahara, you'll see slender types of these animals
  • A survey of Mexican audiences was unanimous; they wanted to see this musical under its original title, not "Gatos"
  • AskOxford.com says the most commonly cited collective term for these animals is a clowder
  • Medieval plagues were caused in part by widespread killing of these now common animals, then considered evil
  • "Feed the kitty" will take new meaning at the casino inspired by this Andrew Lloyd Webber show
  • (Andrew Lloyd Webber reads the clue.) The only show in Broadway history that ran longer than "The Phantom of the Opera" is this other musical of mine
  • With more than 7,400 performances, this musical became a "Memory" after its Sept. 10, 2000 finale
  • Ailurophobia
  • I insist on a flea collar (& lots of Whiskas in my dressing room) when I play Rumpleteazer in this musical