Synopses & Reviews
Drawing from literature, history, animal behavioral research, and the wonderful true stories of cat experts and cat lovers around the world, Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson vividly explores the delights and mysteries of the feline heart. But at the core of this remarkable book are Massons candid, often amusing observations of his own five cats. Their mischievous behavior, aloofness, and affection provide a way to examine emotions from contentment to jealousy, from anger to love. The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats will captivate readers with its surprises, offering a new perspective on the deep connection shared by humans and their feline friends.
About the Author
Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
, former Sanskrit scholar and Projects Director of the Sigmund Freud Archives, has written more than a dozen books, including the New York Times
bestsellers Dogs Never Lie About Love
and When Elephants Weep
. A longtime resident of Berkeley, California, he now lives in New Zealand with his wife, two sons, and five cats.
From the Hardcover edition.