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The Black Cat

The Black Cat


by Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Cat: You Should Always Check Twice Before Burying Your Murder Victims True or False

1. What is the only physical difference between Pluto and the second cat that the narrator brings home? -> Pluto worked out more, and therefore had a pronounced six-pack
2. What does the second cat do to the man? -> It follows him everywhere
3. What does the narrator do to his wife? -> He buries an axe in her head
4. Where does the narrator hide his wife’s body? -> Behind a cellar wall
5. Who alerts the police to the presence of the body? -> Pluto