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Hyam The Cat Who Talked Too Much

Hyam The Cat Who Talked Too Much

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Hyam The Cat Who Talked Too Much

84 pages
22 minutes
Aug 8, 2012


This is a tale of a cat called Hyam a very special cat. In fact he is a theatrical cat, a fastidious cat, a funny cat, but most of all an adored cat.Most famous for talking himself out of a part at an audition for a West End production for he is an actor. Here he tells his own story in a series of delightfully readable poems a pleasure for all age groups. Follow his adventures as he takes us on his travels through the ups and downs of theatre life and his many escapades as a sophisticated actor, a country puss and a muchloved family pet. Irresistibly combining both a sense of humour and an abounding love of its Feline Subject, with the Author’s delightful illustrations throughout ‘ Hyam The Cat who Talked To Much‘ will capture your imagination and steal your heart.The perfect gift book for all the family ages 9 – 90. Comes with a special offer to buy the Hyam the Cat gift.
Aug 8, 2012

About the author

As well as her love of the theatre, Pamela Douglas has always enjoyed writing and drawing. Married to the late theatrical director Wallace Douglas, after her acting career she combined a busy family life with compiling several collections of poetry, a set of children's stories, writing freelance articles for magazines and studying interior design. Since returning to her beloved West Sussex, she has run her own interior furnishing business, had several of her paintings exhibited in London galleries and continues to write in the company of her present most beautiful cat called Treacle.

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Hyam The Cat Who Talked Too Much - Pamela Douglas

Curtain Up

Have you ever thought? said I.

Thought about what? said he.

"What it is like to be a travelled

Theatre cat like me."

To be a cat like you? said he.

That's what I mean said I.

" To tell the truth, it might be fun,

To hear about the things you've done,

So tell me now," said he.

And so I did,

And this is it,

The tale I told him then,

Of all the things that I had seen,

Of all the places where I'd been,

Of all the years that I had spent,

Along with my owner, wherever she went,

And then I wondered, glancing through,

Would you be interested too?

My Debut

In this little tale I'm about to unfold,

I was, let me see, about ten weeks old.

It happened one October night,

I woke to find the room alight,

But not a single soul in sight.


I looked about and over there,

Her dressing gown flung on a chair,

Familiar perfume filled the

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