I should point out the fact that this is in no way a useful guide for current or potential cat-owners; this is rollicking comedy from first page to last. Given this point, there are still a number of astute observations that will make cat lovers smile and perhaps even guffaw, for the behaviors Pratchett expounds upon are quite familiar to those sharing their lives with feline friends.Read more ›
No doubt you will enjoy this book, even if you don't have a cat (I don't). It's got good ole witty Pratchett style, with the habitual footnotes, and Gray Jolliffe's cartoons are terrific. It's read in no time and and will have you bursting out laughing incontrollably.
All joking aside this is a very funny book, well observed and honestly delivered. Pratchett fans will enjoy it and cat owners will be able to indentify with at least 90% of the anecdotes within. Buy this book for the cat owner you know and put their mind at rest that the peculiar behaviour they witness on a daily basis is perfectly normal for a 'real cat'. The illustrations too are a treat.
I loved this book, it is well thumbed and I am proud to say that my 3 are 'reals cats'!
However, as usual, charmingly written and well observed - I can't imagine where he finds the time ...