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The Two Gray Cats

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THE TWO GRAY CATS (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Francis Walduck The Other Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8, 2s dancing up to start and finish facing out/up
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance Inveran Reels on sides, each couple crossing down from 1st place and crossing up from 3rd place (1s cross down, 2s dance up, 3s cross up to start)
17-24 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up), 1s cross down LH between 3s, cast up passing LSh to face 1st corners
25-32 1s dance pass and turn with 1st and 2nd corners, pass RSh to 2nd place own sides
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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These are the Two Gray Cats for whom the deviser, who regularly visited their owners in Auckland, New Zealand, wrote the dance.

Two Gray Cats
Two Gray Cats

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