The bird lovers' call for the eradication of cats (but then who will I talk to at parties?!) isn't just a modern phenomenon. On the contrary! It's been going on for years as proven by the amazing New York Times letter to the editor from 1914 that was recently unearthed by Gothamist. Of course, what makes this Letter to the Editor so exciting isn't just its age or its argument against domestic felines— it's the heaping dose of old fashioned sexism that the author somehow managed to insert within.
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