Albert is a real cat born in Moscow, Russia. His father was a European Champion Chinchilla Persian and his mother was a purebred from Missouri, USA. Albert has many secrets including how his mother and father got together, how he flew off a high apartment balcony in Russia and survived, and how he escaped coyotes in California. Albert's least favorite picture with him dressed as Santa is included in the book. Albert is in a Christian family and loves to hear the Bible read. Pictures of Albert laying on the Bible are prescious.