A heart-warming story of how a kitten, black as the ace of spades, fends for himself while looking for a nice, kind home.
He finds himself on board the ship Hindoo, captained by the fierce Captain Hurricane who does not like cats or kittens either.
When Captain Hurricane discovers Charles Kitten on board, he orders his crew to throw the kitten into the ocean. No one has the heart to drown Charles Kitten, and all say that if Charles Kitten is to be drowned, the captain will have to drop him overboard himself.
Will Captain Hurricane do the dastardly deed? What will become of Charles Kitten?
Outstanding stories designed for children that have a funny way of becoming the favorites of adults as well.