Long before there were movie stars, there were Thomas Edisonís boxing cats in 1894.
Cats have brought their mystery, magic and pugilistic skills to the big screen for 120 years; donít you think itís time for an Academy Award for Best Feline Performance? Which great cat acts of the past do you think would be deserving? Send your choices to firstname.lastname@example.org or include them in the comments. Deadline is Monday, March 17. Weíll be presenting the best Sunday, March 23. [shown is ďThe Boxing CatsĒ (1894)]
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