Think you know everything about your feline companion? In 1, 001 Things You Always Wanted to Know About Cats, trivia specialist and certified cat fancier J. Stephen Lang puts your whisker wisdom to the test with 1, 001 tantalizing trivia tidbits. From myths and legends to famous cat lovers (and haters), qcattyq phrases to cartoon kitties, bewildering behavioral quirks to mating and motherhood, you'll learn about: * five U.S. presidents who adored cats . . . and one who hated them with a passion! * why cats enjoy kneading their human companions with their paws; * a breed of cat with webbed feet who swims for his seafood supper! * the most popular male and female cat names today. With these and 997 other delicious trivia morsels, you'll discover an abundance of unexpected delights on every page!Parker Brothers, the famous board-game company that gave the world Monopoly, Sorry, Risk and other classics, is an old firm, dating back to the 1800s. One of its early products ... The game involved cards of the four standard suits, each with a cat image on the back. Matching the words ... doubt Parker Brothers was counting on buyers to connect cats (black ones especially) with the occult and witchcraft.
|Title||:||1,001 Things You Always Wanted To Know About Cats|
|Author||:||J. Stephen Lang|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2004-11-08|