Arranged as a true miscellany, the book is an extraordinary box of delights that can be read from cover to cover or dipped into at whim. Here are true stories of famous cats, quotations, statistics, legends, practical advice, biological and physiological information, strange tales (and tails)and everywhere, cats: famous and notorious, beautiful and scarred, clever and dopey, young and old, great and small, from every age of mans long, admiring, and utterly subservient association with the feline master race. Decorated with charming black-and-white illustrations throughout, peppered with sayings and quotations from such luminaries as Leonardo da Vinci, Mark Twain, Garrison Keillor, T. S. Eliot, and Samuel Johnson, and filled with magnificent cats and the humans who have owned and loved them, CATS MISCELLANY is a book sure to entrance cat lovers the world over.
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