From Atlas Obscura, a great article about cats in America bearing the blame for early 20th century divorces. Here’s a link:
That was when cats first started becoming popular indoor pets, instead of the traditional barn cats and other professional mousers which didn’t live inside the homes of their owners.
Wonder who got custody of the kittens?
It’s quite a site. I can waste a couple of hours just reading article after article … all in the guise of ‘research’ of course.