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Karen's Black Cat is the 102nd book in the Baby-Sitters Little Sister series.

Back Cover Summary[]

Karen's family is adopting a kitten! Karen wants to name the kitten Pumpkin and teach him tricks.

But then the family picks a black kitten. Karen's name does not fit. And now she feels sorry for her old cat, Boo-Boo. Maybe she will teach him new tricks instead. Can Karen learn to love two cats at once?

Summary[]

Characters in this book[]

Karen's Family

Kids

Adults

  • Dr. Smith - veterinarian
  • Mrs. Cooper - woman who put kittens up for adoption
  • Ms. Colman
  • Mrs. Springer (mentioned)

Places in this book[]

Trivia[]

  • Continuity: Dr. Smith is still the Brewer/Thomas' vet, she was first introduced back in Kristy and the Snobs. On page 13, Karen recalls delivering newspapers which happens in Karen's Paper Route. On page 14 and 73, Karen mentions the kittens in the shed from Karen's Kittens is mentioned. Bobby's dog from Teacher's Pet and Karen's Bully is seen.
  • Pop culture and real life references: Churchkitten Stories (book)
  • One of the boys in Karen's class is afraid of rats, it's unknown which one.
  • Between all of the kids in Ms. Colman's Class, there's eleven live pets and six paper pets. There are seven different kinds - dogs, cats, bird, frog, turtle, rabbit, and guinea pig.
    • Terri and Tammy brought in the frog
    • Hank, Omar, and Bobby brought in a dog
    • Nancy, Leslie, and Karen brought in a cat
    • Hannie brought in a turtle
    • Chris brought in his rabbit
  • This is the first introduction of Pumpkin in the Baby-Sitters Little Sister series.
  • Ms. Colman's class also brings their pets to school in Teacher's Pet.
  • Karen believes that black cats are bad luck.
  • Natalie has a pet mouse but she's not allowed to bring the mouse in for pet day, she partners with Karen.
  • Bobby's dog and Hank's dog don't get along.

Gallery[]

Baby-Sitters Little Sister Books
#1 Karen's Witch | #2 Karen's Roller Skates | #3 Karen's Worst Day | #4 Karen's Kittycat Club | #5 Karen's School Picture | #6 Karen's Little Sister | #7 Karen's Birthday | #8 Karen's Haircut | #9 Karen's Sleepover | #10 Karen's Grandmothers | #11 Karen's Prize | #12 Karen's Ghost | #13 Karen's Surprise | #14 Karen's New Year | #15 Karen's in Love | #16 Karen's Goldfish | #17 Karen's Brothers | #18 Karen's Home Run | #19 Karen's Good-bye | #20 Karen's Carnival | #21 Karen's New Teacher | #22 Karen's Little Witch | #23 Karen's Doll | #24 Karen's School Trip | #25 Karen's Pen Pal | #26 Karen's Ducklings | #27 Karen's Big Joke | #28 Karen's Tea Party | #29 Karen's Cartwheel | #30 Karen's Kittens | #31 Karen's Bully | #32 Karen's Pumpkin Patch | #33 Karen's Secret | #34 Karen's Snow Day | #35 Karen's Doll Hospital | #36 Karen's New Friend | #37 Karen's Tuba | #38 Karen's Big Lie | #39 Karen's Wedding | #40 Karen's Newspaper | #41 Karen's School | #42 Karen's Pizza Party | #43 Karen's Toothache | #44 Karen's Big Weekend | #45 Karen's Twin | #46 Karen's Baby-sitter | #47 Karen's Kite | #48 Karen's Two Families | #49 Karen's Stepmother | #50 Karen's Lucky Penny | #51 Karen's Big Top | #52 Karen's Mermaid | #53 Karen's School Bus | #54 Karen's Candy | #55 Karen's Magician | #56 Karen's Ice Skates | #57 Karen's School Mystery | #58 Karen's Ski Trip | #59 Karen's Leprechaun | #60 Karen's Pony | #61 Karen's Tattletale | #62 Karen's New Bike | #63 Karen's Movie | #64 Karen's Lemonade Stand | #65 Karen's Toys | #66 Karen's Monsters | #67 Karen's Turkey Day | #68 Karen's Angel | #69 Karen's Big Sister | #70 Karen's Grandad | #71 Karen's Island Adventure | #72 Karen's New Puppy | #73 Karen's Dinosaur | #74 Karen's Softball Mystery | #75 Karen's County Fair | #76 Karen's Magic Garden | #77 Karen's School Surprise | #78 Karen's Half Birthday | #79 Karen's Big Fight | #80 Karen's Christmas Tree | #81 Karen's Accident | #82 Karen's Secret Valentine | #83 Karen's Bunny | #84 Karen's Big Job | #85 Karen's Treasure | #86 Karen's Telephone Trouble | #87 Karen's Pony Camp | #88 Karen's Puppet Show | #89 Karen's Unicorn | #90 Karen's Haunted House | #91 Karen's Pilgrim | #92 Karen's Sleigh Ride | #93 Karen's Cooking Contest | #94 Karen's Snow Princess | #95 Karen's Promise | #96 Karen's Big Move | #97 Karen's Paper Route | #98 Karen's Fishing Trip | #99 Karen's Big City Mystery | #100 Karen's Book | #101 Karen's Chain Letter | #102 Karen's Black Cat | #103 Karen's Movie Star | #104 Karen's Christmas Carol | #105 Karen's Nanny | #106 Karen's President | #107 Karen's Copycat | #108 Karen's Field Day | #109 Karen's Show and Share | #110 Karen's Swim Meet | #111 Karen's Spy Mystery | #112 Karen's New Holiday | #113 Karen's Hurricane | #114 Karen's Chicken Pox | #115 Karen's Runaway Turkey | #116 Karen's Reindeer | #117 Karen's Mistake | #118 Karen's Figure Eight | #119 Karen's Yo-Yo | #120 Karen's Easter Parade | #121 Karen's Gift | #122 Karen's Cowboy | 8 x 2 = Sweet Sixteen
Super Specials
#1 Karen's Wish | #2 Karen's Plane Trip | #3 Karen's Mystery | #4 Karen, Hannie, and Nancy | #5 Karen's Baby | #6 Karen's Campout
Activity Books
Activity Books | Secret Diary | School Scrapbook | Summer Fill-In Book | Jump Rope Rhymes | Playground Games | Photo Scrapbook | Book of Laughs
Other Series
Baby-Sitters Club | Super Special | Portrait Collection | Readers' Request | Mystery | Super Mystery | Baby-sitters Club: Friends Forever | California Diaries | The Kids in Ms. Colman's Class
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