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Literally visit the realm that cats transcend to when they dream—and learn why you should be worried—in this standalone issue titled “A Dream of a Thousand Cats”!

One night just after the humans have gone to bed, a little white house kitten is visited by a friend who helps her escape for the night. They travel to an old cemetery where a whole pride of cats has gathered to hear what an unnamed traveling Siamese cat has to say. When all are assembled, the Siamese tells the sad story of her life, the things she has learned from the Dream King, and the hope she has for the future of cat kind.

#45 on Wizard Magazine's "100 Best Single Issue Comics Since You Were Born" list.

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The second stand alone story in the "Dream Country" period of The Sandman is phenomenal. If there was any lingering doubt that The Sandman belonged amongst the great literature, 'A Dream of a Thousand Cats' puts it to rest. The story deals not with humans but with felines, and we learn that Morpheus is their lord too. The story is at once both simple and complex. It plays with reality in ways that make you wonder what is 'real' in this fictional world and what is not, and how much of any stor...

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