THE SHIP’S CAT: this subject needs a coffetable book and/or doc film, stat.

Peebles the cat.jpg

Lieutenant Commander R H Palmer OBE, RNVR plays with Peebles, the ship’s cat, who leaps through his clasped arms on board HMS Western Isles at Tobermory, Mull

This is photograph D 20280 from the collections of the Imperial War Museums (collection no. 4700-27). Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

A cat on HMAS Encounter.jpg

Ship’s cat on HMAS Encounter during World War I.

This image is available from the Collection Database of the Australian War Memorial under the ID Number: 304910. Donor Naval Historical Collection originally posted to Flickr as A cat on HMAS Encounter. Licensed under Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons.

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