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More Cat Tales From Moon Cottage

Author: Marilyn Edwards
Illustrated by renowned cat artist Peter Warner.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
338 Euston Road

ISBN: 0-340-86344-7
Hardback price: £7.99
Amazon.Co.UK Price: £6.39 (You save 20 percent.)
Release date: 16th September 2004

Donations from every copy sold will go to AHT (Animal Health Trust).

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Moggies gives this book five paws out of five.

Two young cats, Fannie and Titus, having been born and brought up as devoted sisters in the previously tranquil surroundings of Moon Cottage, suddenly find they have to deal with the vigorous disruption of the usurper Pushkin, a young Russian Blue tom kitten. Pushkin establishes his own ground rules for his survival in this female feline fastness, but there are many obstacles to be overcome in the struggle for co-existence amongst the three cats. At no point in this narrative, which is at times funny and at others touching, do the cats ever lose their feline integrity.

The author, on the one hand, lovingly captures the details of her cats' behaviour and examines topics such as feline jealousy, emotional security and the degrees of affection a cat may feel for its human companion and on the other hand raises many of the issues that cat lovers themselves experience, such as the anguish of deciding "house-cat" or "free-roaming", the pain of cats going missing, the empathy of nursing a cat through illness and the great privilege of loving and being loved in return by those extraordinary animals who remain among us and yet are not of us.

The book is, again, magnificently illustrated by the artist Peter Warner.

About The Author

Marilyn Edwards lives in Hertfordshire with her husband, his son and their three cats. This is her second book and is a sequel to the bestselling The Cats of Moon Cottage, which tells of the lives of Otto, the birth of her kittens Beetle, Fannie and Titus and her long suffering older companion, Septi.

Moggies Review: Yet another beautifully written book, one that will enchant any cat lover. The illustrations by Peter Warner are superb and go purrfectly with the wonderful story, the book will appeal to all age groups. Highly recommended reading.

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