Synopses & Reviews
Not since Kliban has there been a cat book this edgy. Edgy as in Bosco, the demonic Siamese with the out-of-focus eyes, razor-sharp fangs, and his own idea of Feng Shui. Or the half-shaved freak named Mr. Fliegel, who looks like a cross between a poodle and a lion. Mr. Fliegel shrugs and says, Chicks dig me. Or Kato, resplendent in his Three Musketeers outfit: One for all, blah blah blah... now just get me out of this @#%&ing costume! Or Clark, whose hobby is eating other cats' food. Tina, who somehow always just misses the litter box... sucker. And the guilty-looking Clarence, caught with a Barbie doll in flagrante delicto. Clarence's defiant defense: She was naked when I came in...
Just as Kliban got us to think about the cat as something far more interesting than an innocuous house pet, and Suzy Becker taught us that cats possess a Buddha-like wisdom, Jim Edgar reveals yet another facet of the ever-mesmerizing animal. Brooding, deranged, antisocial, these are kitties with attitude and borderline personality problems ah, but what hilarious fun it is to read about them. All 244 photographed in terrifying full color in their most unflattering moments, with a quote plus vital stats: name, breed, age, and hobby. Get to know them. Then see if you can ever forget them.
Bad Cat is a laugh-out-loud look at hundreds of not-so-pretty kitties and cats gone bad bad habits, bad intentions, and bad attitude. Based on the hit Web site www.mycathatesyou.com, this collection pays homage to the baddest cats around. On every page you'll find a delinquent or deviant cat and his or her vital stats: name, breed, age, and favorite hobby. Ever wondered what's going on in that inscrutable, feline brain? Thanks to Bad Cat, the perverse inner lives of actual cats are at last revealed! No cats were harmed, or even petted, during the production of this book.