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Simon’s Cat in Good Company: Melville, Battlefields & Beyond Military History Book Shoppe (Pennsylvania)

October is cat month here at Akashic, as all of us adore those furry felines (well, almost all of us—someone here has allergies). We’re celebrating the release of Simon’s Cat vs. the World (available everywhere as of October 1st!) by featuring some of our favorite bookstore and library cats from around the world. Did you see us going cat-crazy on Tumblr a few months back? This is why. Check out the rest of the cats we’ve profiled this month by clicking here!

Today, meet Melville, local celebricat at Battlefields & Beyond Military History Book Shoppe in Gettysburg, PA—and the Arm & Hammer October Pet of the Month! From the store staff:

Melville has been the Book Shoppe Mascot for over two years now. He is the official greeter and enjoys playing with the customers and climbing the book shelves. Melville has an active role in fundraising for our local animal shelter in Gettysburg, PA. He may wear a coat of Confederate gray, but he is loyal to the Union. Named after Herman Melville, he has yet to find “Moby Dick.”

Melville(Ed. note: Apparently Melville also has his own Facebook page. Is there anything this cat doesn’t do?? Also — those paws!!)

Posted: Oct 30, 2013

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