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Did you know that the Bible does not mention cats at all? Do you know where the word caterpillar comes from? Why do we think cats have nine lives? How much of our great literature refers to cats—and what do authors say? These are the questions that many cat owners have pondered at one time or another. At last, all the cat references in our language have been gathered in one place to provide a informative, fun, and comprehensive resource on the feline species—it's the cat's pajamas.
About the Author
Max Cryer is one of New Zealand's best known broadcasters and writers, and for the last decade he has hosted a high-rating radio program on the structure and use of the English language. In 1994 he was awarded an MBE for services to literature and music.