Cat Life: Celebrating the History, Culture & Love of the Cat

Filled with 150+ beautiful color photographs, this book reveals virtually everything needed to appreciate this mysterious, lovable companion.

"Though a cat may choose to share her affection with a human or two, she will always remain that quixotic mix of unpredictability and individuality that challenges the understanding of the most patient among us. It is as if they know that when they first stepped into the human ring of firelight, they forever altered our history, influencing our religions, our literature, our art—our very lives.” –From the Introduction

Trade Paperback & Hardcover release December 1, 2019

Kindle (preorder) releases December 8, 2019

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Chapter Two, “Cultured Cat,” is a survey of artistic homage paid to the cat. From Aesop’s fables to Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, cats have been featured as analogy, metaphor, and hero.

From the Egyptians to Leonardo da Vinci and beyond, the cat has been featured in paintings and other media. Notable cat lovers include Winston Churchill, President Lincoln, and President Roosevelt, whose cat, Slippers, often attended White House dinners. Enemies of the cat include Hitler, Alexander the Great, and Napoleon.

Chapter Three, “Physical Cat,” is a guide to understanding and caring for your cat. First, each of the cat’s senses and physical attributes are described, to reveal how they see the world. Important cat care issues are discussed, such as whether you should get your cat “fixed” (definitely!) and what ailments your cat is likely to suffer from. Also provided are tips for proper training, advice on when to vaccinate, and information about choosing and caring for kittens.

Genre: Cat Care
ISBN: 9781948366144
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