Cats at Work

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Abbeville Press, Mar 1, 1991 - Humor - 96 pages
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Cats have been earning their living since ancient times, from the banks of the Nile to medieval Europe. And the cat is still hard at work today. The Working Cat presents 85 full-color, on-the-job portraits of New York's most industrious cats, giving the name, age, breed, and place of business, as well as comments from the owners.

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User Review  - Bunny - Goodreads

So surprised to see so many cats in food environments. Usually such a big no-no. Very sweet book. Read full review

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User Review  - nevusmom - LibraryThing

Another lovely little book for cat lovers. Read full review

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Roger A. Caras, 1928-2001 Roger A. Caras was born in 1928 in Methuen, Massachusetts. At the age of ten, Caras went to work for 10 cents an hour cleaning the stables of abused horses seized by the massachusetts ASPCA. During college, Caras did two tours with the U.S. Army, first in World War II and then in the Korean conflict. After college, Caras spent 15 years as an executive in the motion picture industry. He found his true calling though, in following the tracks of animals in their natural habitats, and wrote over 60 books on the subject. His first book was entitled "Antarctica:Land Frozen in Time," which was published in 1962. He also served as President of the ASPCA, advisor to the Walt Disney Company, assisting in developing Disney's Animal Kingdom. His television career began in 1964 with the position of "House Naturalist" on "The Today Show." From 1965 to 1968, Caras worked with Stanley Kubrick on "2001: A Space Odyssey. In 1975, he moved to ABC where he became a special correspondent for animals and the environment on "ABC World News Tonight with Peter Jennings," "Nightline" and "20/20," as well as nature and companion animal correspondent for "Good Morning America." Caras had a radio show which was first aired in 1969 called "Pets and Wildlife" and was heard on the CBS, NBC and ABC Radio Networks. Caras writing has appeared in such publications as "The New York Times Sunday Magazine," "Audubon," "Science Digest" and "Family Circle." He has made hundreds of guest appearances, held adjunct professorships at two universities, sat on the Boards of humane and conservation organizations and has been awarded three honorary doctorates. Roger A. Caras died on Sunday, February 18, 2001 at his home in Towson, Maryland after a brief illness.

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