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The Kitten Who Thought He Was a Mouse

by Miriam Norton

Other authors: Garth Williams (Illustrator)

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This book was one of my favorites, the main idea is to love one another as if they were family. A kitten was left to be brought up by a family of mice. The mice family, Miggses, found this kitten and brought him up as their own. Mickey, the cat, loved his mice family until one day the human family put out a bowl of milk and showed Mickey his reflection and showed him that he was in fact a cat. The humans then took him in and Mickey visited his mice family all the time. ( )
  sceres1 | Feb 23, 2015 |
A mouse family finds a helpless newborn kitten and decide to adopt him. They never told Mickey that he is a cat. Finally one day Mickey finds out the truth. He then becomes a cat. But he still visits his mouse family. I like the book because it shows that no matter where we come from, we can always become friends.
  DHouston | Apr 25, 2013 |
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There were five Miggses: Mother and Father Miggs and Lester and two sisters.
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WHEN A MOUSE family finds a helpless, homeless, newborn kitten, they decide to adopt him, name him Mickey, and raise him as one of their own . . . never telling him that he’s actually a cat!

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A stray kitten is raised by some mice, and even after he realizes that he is a cat and becomes two children's pet, he never forgets his mouse family.

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