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Nick Sharman – The Cats

Posted by demonik on October 7, 2007

Nick Sharman – The Cats (Nel, 1977)

The Cats

Inglis (an all-action hero with no respect for “the establishment” direct from the James Herbert school) has taken his old University lecturer’s experiments with bacteria to heart and decided to continue them in his makeshift lab in Paddington. He leaves his infected cats to be looked after by  bullied schoolkid Mark while he pays a visit to his mentor, Prof. Bertram Vole – the man who abandoned this line of research a few years earlier after something awful happened. Vole nearly has a stroke when Inglis tells him what he’s been up to, but composes himself and reassures his pupil that things will be fine as long as he doesn’t subject his charges to extreme heat.

Meanwhile, back in Paddington, as London undergoes the biggest heatwave in it’s history …

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One Response to “Nick Sharman – The Cats”

  1. stavner said

    The Cats eat the Rats, and then the humans.

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