Super cats : true stories of felines that made history / Elizabeth MacLeod.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: "This book outlines how playful, cuddly, helpful, and smart cats have been throughout history as icons of worship, skilled hunters, comforters to the sick, faithful companions, and detectors of diseases in humans. The author recounts the origins of superstitions regarding black cats, explores the role of cats in Japanese and Chinese cultures, and provides a useful guide to how cats communicate with other cats and with humans."-- Provided by publisher.
    • Content Notes:
      Cool cats -- Cat Gods -- Bad luck cats -- Good luck cats -- Inspiring cats -- Feline hunting machines -- Working cats -- Spy cats -- Cats that help and heal -- Time line -- Places to visit.
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages 85-86) and index.
      Issued also in electronic formats.
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