Every cat owner knows that we're completely manipulated by our cats. If you're not a cat person, you'll never understand why our cats don't listen to us. Molly Brandenburg's cartoon cat explains why cats never hear us in the book, Everyday Cat Excuses: Why I Can't Do What You Want.
Brandenburg's cats are simple line drawings, with little expression. These are not cute cats. However, every cat person will recognize the excuses. Doesn't the cat always have something better to do than listen to a human? There are lots of reasons not to do what a human wants. Anything's better - hairballs, waiting at the door to go out, waiting at the door to come in.
This small book is designed for cat lovers, people who know the cat is too busy with catnip highs, and cat naps. No cat pays attention. They just have Everyday Cat Excuses.
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