Synopses & Reviews
Cat Lover's Daily Companion is a unique, easy-to-use, and inspiring handbook filled with a year's worth of insight, helpful tips, and practical advice into the feline-human relationship for all cat lovers and owners. Whether you're a cat owner yourself or someone who just loves all things cat, this book will provide you with a lifetime's worth of ways to enjoy and appreciate cats. The format—a year-long, day-minder-type book—is not meant to be read cover to cover; rather, the book can fall open on any given day and lend applicable information and inspiration. Cat Lover's Daily Companion is also completely indexed so you're able to easily search for specific content.
Each day features essays, anecdotes, activities, and trivia that remind you why you love cats:
Monday - Practical information, from welcoming a cat home to understanding its basic needs
Tuesday - Engaging tales of cats in history and literature
Wednesday - Feline health and wellness topics, from acupuncture to the zodiac
Thursday - Household tips and ideas for cat-friendly home decor and crafts
Friday - The world of cat breeds, from Abyssinian to York Chocolate
Saturday and Sunday - Bonding, relationship building, and planning special occasions with your pet
With Cat Lover's Daily Companion, you'll have a year's worth of ideas, information, and activities to help you care for, understand, socialize, and honor your feline friend.
Cat Lover’s Daily Companion is a unique, easy-to-use, and inspiring handbook filled with a year’s worth of insight, helpful tips, and practical advice into the feline-human relationship for all cat lovers and owners. Whether you’re a cat owner yourself or someone who just loves all things cat, this book will provide you with a lifetime’s worth of ways to enjoy and appreciate cats, whether or not you have a house full of cats, or just a shelf full of books. The format of the book—a year-long, day-minder-type book—is not meant to be read cover to cover; rather, the book can fall open on any given day and still serve its designated purpose. Cat Lover’s Daily Companion will be completely indexed so readers in search of specific content, not just dabbling, will be able to navigate it.
About the Author
'Iris Bass is a freelance writer and editor, and the owner of Cat's Pajamas, a one-human crafts company that occasionally sells handmade cat-related items at artisan cooperatives. She is author of What\u2019s Your Opera I.Q.? (Citadel, 2000), and she brings to this book the expertise culled from five decades of living interactively with cats.Lori Paximadis has been a professional book and journal editor for eighteen years. She and her husband currently share their home with Fiona, Spaz, and Ciara, and fondly remember Neuman.
Table of Contents
Introduction: For the love of cats
How to use this book
The cat lover’s year
Monday / cats 101
Tuesday / feline fact and fiction
Wednesday / health and wellness
Thursday / the house cat—projects, tips, and more
Friday / cat breeds
Saturday + Sunday / bonding and relationship building
About the authors