Hunting & Gathering

 Herring heist 

The Jolly Roger flag with a cats skullSeafurrer Bart shares a tallish tale of enterprising Chelsea pier “pirate” cats, Tumtum and Cheechee, who first bolted down the watchman’s Bismarck herring supper, then headed up White Star liner Arabic’s gangway and downed two red herrings cook had reserved for the boatswain’s mate’s breakfast.   Read more


 I taut I taw a puddy tat! 

A highly sought-after canaryAble Sea-cat Bart turns this tall tale of a seafaring feline and a shipment of canaries on its head as a reminder that friendship can be where you least expect it.   Read more


 Cats & canaries 

In this Disney-worthy cat and canaries classic, it took six men to keep ship’s cat out of a hold with 40,000 canaries. A shipping news tall tale reckons Able Sea-cat Bart, story curator of seafaring felines, the sailors’ pest controllers, shipmates, mascots and pets.   Read more