In a moment of weakness, Leonard once brought home a kitten for his daughter only to realize he was allergic to cats. He wrote this whimsically humorous Thanksgiving poem about a young pilgrim girl and the raffish cat she adopts after it stows away on the Mayflower with an inhaler by his typewriter and a curse on his lips.
"It is a family tradition to read this every Thanksgiving Day at our house. A treasure!"—Google Books Review
"A Thanksgiving History Lesson Taught By a Cat, Imagine That, Taught By a Cat..."—Amazon Review