The Black Cat
“The fury of a demon instantly possessed me. I knew myself no longer. My original soul seemed, at once, to take its flight from my body; and a more than fiendish malevolence, gin-nurtured, thrilled every fibre of my frame.”
The Black Cat is a short story written by Edgar Allan Poe, an American author. The narrator tells us that he loved animals from an early age; he and his wife had many pets, including Pluto, a huge beautiful black cat. The narrator is especially fond of this cat and vice versa. For many years, their shared relationship continues until the narrator becomes an alcoholic.