Secrets of the Cat: Its Lore, Legend, and Lives

Secrets of the Cat: Its Lore, Legend, and Lives

Barbara Holland

what's fairly happening in the back of these luminous tom cat eyes?

Affectionate but aloof, clever and inquisitive but dangerously careless, the more-or-less domesticated apartment cat intrigues us as no different animal can. Now Barbara Holland bargains cat fans a desirable, humorous, and refreshingly candid examine their tom cat partners: their historical past, lore, and secrets and techniques, and their advanced kin with humans and with each one other.

Secrets of the Cat is a full of life appreciation of cats as we all know and love them, with witty research and clean observations approximately pussycats either low and high. listed below are Winston Churchill’s ginger tom, who attended cupboard conferences; Teddy Roosevelt’s cat, Slippers, who got here to dinner; or even the author’s personal George II, who was once bitten by way of a mouse and followed by means of a blue jay. Barbara Holland’s hot, shiny speculations on cats’ lives and times—on their social, psychic, and mythological legacy, and their impenetrable mysteries—will supply readers a pleasant cat’s-eye view of the world.

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