National Geographic : 1938 Nov
© National Geographic Society Dufaycolor Photograph byWillard R.Culver IN SUMMER HEAT, THE FAMILY FRIEND MAY ABANDON YIELDING PLUSH FOR THECOMFORT OF COOL CANE The common domestic short-hair cat displaces the sophisticated Persian in our farmyards, firehouses, meat markets, and even atmost ofour fire sides. More active and usually more appreciative of attention than the long-haired dandies of the shows, the ordinary tabby catis"just like one ofthe family" in thousands of homes. Mr. Frederick E. Brown. of Braintree. Massachusetts, owns this SILVER TABBY DOMESTIC SHORT-HAIR called "Nikoteen."