With work by 150 writers and artists, The Book of Cats is the most comprehensive cat anthology published. It is extravagantly illustrated with over a hundred pictures, 16 in full colour. The Book of Cats includes: P.G. Wodehouse’s Webster, Saki’s Tobermory, Kipling’s Cat that Walked by himself, T.S. Eliot’s Macavity and Growltiger, Christopher Smart’s cat Jeoffrey, and Don Marquis’s mehitabel. The cat classics of Walter de la Mare, W.W. Jacobs and Edgar Allan Poe. Catty stories from Patricia Highsmith and Jean-Paul Sartre. Cat tales by Ted Hughes, Paul Gallico and Giles Gordon. The cats of Robert Southey, Theophile Gauthier and Feline thoughts by Aldous Huxley, Henry Fielding and Mark Twain. Cat poems by Robert Graves, Marianne Moore, Dorothy L. Sayers, Thomas Gray and Alan Sillitoe. Pussycat rhymes by Ogden Nash, Stevie Smith and Roger McGough. Cat paintings by Bonnard, Chagall, Lucien Freud, Gainsborough, Hockney, Gwen John, Paul Klee and Douanier Rousseau. In all, a rich, affectionate medley of prose, poetry and picture in praise of that most elusive and fascinating of creatures – the cat.