President Lincoln and his love of animals and children:

M E Wolf

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CWT members;

I thought this site would be an interesting one, and pleased to see so many footnotes as conformation to these related incidents of President Lincoln's compassionate nature towards animals and children.


  • a cat named “Tabby” seated next to him at a White House ...
  • Presidential Pets

    clinton4.nara.gov/WH/kids/inside/html/Spring99-2.html- Similarto Presidential Pets
    In addition to his love for animals, President Abraham Lincoln, our 16th President , was known for his giving spirit. He allowed his sons, Tad and Willie, to keep as ...
(This has pictures of Old Bob, Old Abe and one of Tad Lincoln's Pony)
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Boopsie

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Hi, nice to "tag along". I don't know if you read this or knew this that I learned from a tour guide through Lincoln's Springfield home, that he would take in stray cats, more than a couple or three! Definitely an animal lover. I read he never had a close human "chum" ☺
 
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