National Geographic : 1938 Nov
© National Geographic Society Dufaycolor Photograph byWillard K. tLulver "GRACE OF THE PANTHER, INTELLIGENCE OF THE ELEPHANT, AFFECTION OF THE LOVE-BIRD. BEAUTY OF THE FAWN. SOFTNESS OF DOWN, SWIFTNESS OF LIGHT" Petitioned by a feminine favorite for a pet, so the legend goes, an Eastern god blended these qualities into the SIAMESE cat. "Chandaburi Rokujo," on the ottoman, pays no attention while her three kittens (foreground) tend to their mistress' knitting. " Chieng Wee" (left rear) and "Chanda Tu" gossip earnestly. Perhaps the subject is: "What are these spoiled youngsters coming to !" Miss Marjorie Ellis, Washington, D.C., isthe lucky owner.