Synopses & Reviews
Cats were revered by the ancient Egyptians, beloved by the witches of Salem - and now find themselves celebrated in this delightful tribute. Sashaying in front of our photographer's lens are 40 of the world'd most remarkable and best-loved breeds, from the Bengal to the Birman, the Rex to the Ragamuffin. Each of the stunning portraits of these prize-winning felines is accompanied by a description of the breed, and a succinct introduction charts the history of the cat, from animal worship to prize-winning glamour puss.
About the Author
Darlene Arden is an award-winning writer, lecturer and author, a former director of the Cat Writers' Association and a certified animal behavior consultant. She has worked as a television producer and host and is a regular guest expert on various radio and television programmes. Her numerous awards inculde the Maxwell Award, the Muse Medallion and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals/American Humane Education Society's Media Award for veterinary writing and animal welfare.
Nick Mays is a journalist and contributor to many animal-related publications. For twelve years he was chief reporter of the leading British canine weekly newspaper Our Dogs and also chief reporter and later editor of its sister publication, Our Cats. He is currently news editor of the online canine news and information site London Dog Forum and trustee of a number of animal charities and foundations. He is the author of several pet care books.