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These two puzzles were actually recently published in the Problemist, a British chess problem journal. The first is a mate in three, the second a mate in four. Nowadays "direct mate" problems such as these are almost considered old-fashioned, but to people new to solving I think they still present something of a hopefully enjoyable challenge.
White to Play and Mate in Three
Is the cat rated? He (she?) could probably solve these puzzles faster than I could
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