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Fascinating Felines By Hugh David Loxdale

Fascinating Felines by Hugh David Loxdale

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Summary

This collection of 60 poems explores the behaviour of cats, very much from a zoologist's perspective, including their variety, beauty, sensuousness, and independence - and their skill as 'pets', shaping their habits and lifestyle to fit in with ours, from ancient times to the present day.

Fascinating Felines Summary

Fascinating Felines: Sixty Cat Poems by Hugh David Loxdale

This book represents an exploration - often amusing, sometimes philosophical - of the feline condition, including the variety of cats, their beauty, independence, affection, sublime indifference, cruelty, skill as hunters...and skill as pets too, as they adapt their behaviour to fit in with ours.

Fascinating Felines Reviews

" 'Fascinating Felines' is a hugely entertaining read and I enjoyed reading it tremendously and regularly dip in and out from time to time." - Rt. Hon. Ann Widdecombe MP. "Cat lovers who enjoy reading poetry will appreciate this collection of 60 cat poems by Hugh David Loxdale. The poems cover a wide range of subjects from feeding time to hunting, and mad cats to monsters." - Your Cat Magazine "'Fascinating Felines' is ... a little gem, a collection of poems written by a true cat lover. The opening line of the first poem says it all: A most excellent invention is a cat. From good cats to bad cats, from sad cats to mad cats, all feline life is here. If you like poetry and you like cats, youll like this book. Im sure you will love it and so will your cat, who may want to take the instructions given in Advice to a cat on leaving it indoors to heart: You be good and you be true. Don't make a mess Or you're for the zoo!" - Richard Allport, Cat World

About Hugh David Loxdale

Hugh Loxdale was born in Horley, Surrey, England and is a zoologist by profession. He has been interested in cats since a very young age, including keeping, feeding, watching, pampering, amusing and occasionally chastising them.

Table of Contents

The Cat; The Riddle of the Silken Cat; Cryptic, Crepuscular Cats; Out of the Ether; Buster the Cat (Circa 1941); Are they not Cats?; Very Good Wieniawski!; Upon Lifting Wilhelmina; The Lynx; Turfing out the Cats; Through the Eyes of a Stranger; The Cat and the Butterfly; Here Comes Timmy; Semi-detached Cats; Are You a Cat?; Feeding Time; Fascinating Felines; Samantha; The Cat That Never Looks Back; Ghost of a Cat?; Have You Fed the Cat Yet?; Our Furious Cat; The Huntress; The Cat and the Bed; The Finest Cat That I Ever Saw; Action Cat; And As For You; Cat in the Birdhouse; The Cat and the Newspapers; Cats May Sleep All Day; Contemplatory Cat; Doppelganger Cat; Kaleidoscopic Cat; Owls and Pussycats; The Monster Cat; Advice to a Cat (when leaving it indoors); Old Fruit Cat; Mad Cat Day ; Safari Cat; Prisoner of Her Genes; Oxford College Cat; The Cat in the Long Damp Grass; Off to Work, School and Sleep; Barometric Cat?; Cats Will Be Cats; Bubbles; The Glorious Tinkerbell; Upside Down Cat; Car Boot Cat; Flying Cat; Fireworks; Black Cat of the Nevisian Night; Freddie; Lucky the Lizard Eater; The Cat and the Hammock; The White Persian Queen; Lion Tamer and Lions; The Cat Comes In and Out; Strawberry Days; The Urban Panther

Additional information

GOR002252561
9780954334703
0954334701
Fascinating Felines: Sixty Cat Poems by Hugh David Loxdale
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Brambleby Books
2002-10-01
88
N/A
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This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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