oa Southern African Journal of Epidemiology and Infection - The Hidden Paw : a lateral view

Volume 24, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1015-8782
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1084



The Hidden Paw, or an account of a cat scratch and its contemplative repercussions, with sincere apologies and thanks to TS Elliot, whose 'rifled' and 'stifled' lines, rhymes, words and ideas litter the following lines.

''Macavity's a Mystery Cat: he's called the Hidden Paw - For he's the master criminal who can defy the Law. He's the bafflement of Scotland Yard, the Flying Squad's despair: For when they reach the scene of crime - Macavity's not there!'' TS Elliot "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats''

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