By Sam Stall
A hundred Cats Who Made a Difference
If you don't think that one cat has the facility to change civilization, then you've evidently by no means heard of Tibbles (p. 12), the cat who single-handedly burnt up a whole species. Or Ahmedabad (p. 61), a Siamese kitten who sparked riots all through Pakistan. Or Snowball (p. 14), the cat who helped to convict dozens of murderers and criminals. Or Felix (p. 155), the 1st cat to discover outer space.
These are only 4 of the a hundred Cats Who replaced Civilization, and this e-book honors their extra-ordinary contributions to technological know-how, historical past, artwork, executive, faith, and extra. You'll meet a cat who filed a lawsuit (p. sixty six) and a cat who used to be slapped with a restraining order (p. 75). You'll meet cats who've encouraged nice works of literature (p. ninety) and classical track (p. 102). You'll even meet a cat who telephoned the police to avoid wasting the lifetime of his proprietor (p. 162). those fantastically illustrated real tales are a tribute to the intelligence, bravery, and loving nature of cats around the globe.
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