The Unadulterated Cat

The Unadulterated Cat: Illustrations by Gray Jolliffe

Non-Fiction, Humour
Hardback Published on: 26/09/2002
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The Unadulterated Cat
An entertaining book about cats.
I'm a big Pratchett fan, and despite this being one of his first books, it isn't one I'd read until I chose it for book club. This is essentially a comic ... READ MORE
Keiran at Waterstones Harrogate


From bestselling author Terry Pratchett, everything you need to know to identify the real, unadulterated cat.The Unadulterated Cat is becoming an endangered species as more and more of us settle for those boring mass-produced cats the ad-men sell us - the pussies that purr into their gold-plated food bowls on the telly. But the Campaign for Real Cats sets out to change all that by helping us to recognise a true, unadulterated cat when we see one. For example: real cats have ears that look like they've been trimmed with pinking shears; real cats never wear flea collars... or appear on Christmas cards... or chase anything with a bell in it; real cats do eat quiche. And giblets. And butter. And anything else left on the table, if they think they can get away with it. Real cats can hear a fridge door opening two rooms away...

  • Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
  • ISBN: 9780752853697
  • Number of pages: 160
  • Weight: 197g
  • Dimensions: 179 x 129 x 19 mm

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The Unadulterated Cat
The idea is fine. A funny book about cats. It just outstays the joke really. There are some nice illustrations and it's amusing enough.
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