OF THE ACADEMY
n'y a pas de chat accadémicien.
Quel chat digne de ce nom
accepterait d'aller tirer trente-neuf
sonnettes pour un seul fauteil?"
is no academical cat.
Which cat worthy of this name
would accept to write thirty-nine
sonnets for only one armchair?"
Drawing and letter of François Coppée
Academy has enlisted and named Fellows of the Academy of Magical
Cats those who are renowned in the arts and cultural activities
at the present time, and who consider the cat as their life companion,
witness to and often the inspiration of their work. These people
will promote the ideals and aims of the Academy.
GOLDEN ROLL OF PAST FELLOWS OF THE ACADEMY
The Academy wants to remember in particular the renowed friends
that have constituted with us the Academy of Magical Cats and
that, with their fame, have been guarantor of the seriousness
and of the cultural value of our academical action. They have
reached that "originary world" where sun, moon, comets
and stars shine uncontaminated and where the cats of our past
times, free from material ties, run, jump, nod and play in eternal
Betti, Jorge Louis Borges, William
Cederna, Ulrich Klever, Luce
Fini, Enrichetta Leospo, Rossella
Pincherle, Mirella Rodriguez Lo Savio, Giorgio