The Cat Fanatic: Quirky Quotes on Frisky Felines

The Cat Fanatic: Quirky Quotes on Frisky Felines

by Charles Elliott
     
 

“No cat purrs unless someone is around to listen.”
—Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, American ethologist

“Cats . . . appear to regard human beings who may be domiciled with them rather as part of the furniture than as comrades.”
—Louis Robinson, author of Wild Traits in Tame Animals

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Overview

“No cat purrs unless someone is around to listen.”
—Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, American ethologist

“Cats . . . appear to regard human beings who may be domiciled with them rather as part of the furniture than as comrades.”
—Louis Robinson, author of Wild Traits in Tame Animals

You’re either a cat person or you’re not, but one thing’s for sure, The Cat Fanatic is the purrr-fect read for both feline fanciers and, surprisingly, foes. Filled with hundreds of quotes that both celebrate and abominate cats and why they do the things they do by a wide range of personalities including Charles Dickens, William Shakespeare, Beatrix Potter, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, and more, The Cat Fanatic will leave you wanting to curl up with your kitty (if he lets you, that is) to laze the day away.

Editorial Reviews

Ernest Hemingway
One cat just leads to another.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781592285020
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
09/01/2006
Series:
Fanatic Series
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
4.38(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.25(d)

Meet the Author

Charles Elliott, a longtime editor and writer, is author of several books on gardening and garden history, along with the anthology The Greatest Cat Stories Ever Told.. He keeps (i.e. feeds) two cats, Sam and Rosie, and lives in England.

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A selection of quotes from The Quotable Cat Lover:

 

"Cats invented self-esteem."--Erma Bombeck

 

"There is, incidentally, no way of talking about cats that enables one to come off as a sane person."--Dan Greenburg

 

"Any relationship with human beings other than equality is impossible for the cat."--Felix Salten

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