The Lion in the Living Room
How House Cats Tamed Us and Took Over the WorldLarge Print - 2017
From Library Staff
ArapahoeLesley Aug 06, 2017
Part educational treatise on the domestication of cats, cat disease, and cat species and part ode to our inexplicable love for them, this book was downright interesting and not at all a silly cuddly kitty book like some may mistake it for.
Abby Tucker uses natural science, popular culture, and the history of Felis catus to explore cats' relationship to people. Beginning with a visit to the La Brea Tar Pits, she gives a clear and comprehensible tour of the evolution of the cat. The house cat domesticated itself, and by their habit... Read More »