In Copenhagen boys are writing home for more sweets and girls want to know something about the moon. But there are no cats in Copenhagen. James Joyce will bring a cat when he comes to Copenhagen again. He will show the Danes how it can cross the road without any instructions from a policeman and it will be much cheaper for a cat to show them what to do. Just fancy a cat staying in bed all day smoking big Danish cigars and eating a lot of fish! What do you think of this?
-The cats of Copenhagen
The cat mewed in answer and stalked again swiftly round a leg of the table, mewing.
– In the first chapter of Ulysses