Synopses & Reviews
The perfect gift for cat fanciers, Curious Cats
is an irresistibly whimsical collection of felines, from wily alley cats to sophisticated Siamese. The domestic tabby has won the hearts of admirers all over the world, and this charming book presents a treasury of cat lore to please every last one.
Revered and worshipped as gods by the ancient Egyptians, cats have been respected, feared, and, of course, adored ever since. The many moods of the mysterious cat are captured here in clever selections from writers and cat commentators such as Mark Twain, Beatrix Potter, and Garrison Keillor. Delightful pictures drawn from ancient art and decoration, painting, prints and cartoons reveal all the humor, dignity, and affection of the feline personality. Instructions for simple homemade gifts for cats and their owners make Curious Cats a treat for every creative cat lover.