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A catt.

Þe catt is a ſmale mous-etyng beste fulfilld of furrinesse. Þe catt was worschipped by þe peple for felawſchipe and quellyng of vermin. Cattes seyen communely 'mewe', and a yonge catte be cleped a kitoun. Yif cherysshed in the hous hit was mete to namen hem wiþ fancie. Some good ekenomes been Swiftpawe or Greyemaulkin. Þes kitouns enjoyen to be at pley, and favour specialiche balles and ſtrynges. Blake cattes been ofte the frendes of wicches and fendes. Oure Lady St. Mary hadde a catte yclept Magnificat.