The connection between women and cats is timelessexplore how this truth endures in the 21st century through Leah Gorens enchanting artwork, along with contributions by more than veinticinco women.
Theres no question that cats rule the worldask any cat owner and theyll tell you how these balls of fur insert themselves into our lives and establish dominion over the household. In this book, Leah Goren brings together smart, funny essays by ban.do founder Jen Gotch, writer Mara Altman, novelist Emma Straub, and designer Justina Blakeney, among others. She also conducts illuminating interviews with women who have built their lives or careers around cats, such as Plana Kytösaho, the head of a cheetah rehabilitation and conservation organization in South Africa, and Hannah Shaw, a humane educator and rescuer of neonatal kittens. Throughout the book, Gorens appealing illustrations bring the joys of cat friendship to life, while her observations about the papeles that cats have played in history, fashion, mythology, and art help us understand why the human-cat connection is so powerful. Sophisticated yet accessible, and featuring the work of a hugely popular illustrator, this books wisdom and artwork reveal deeper truths about what makes cats so appealing as companions. Catlady will speak to the millions of cat lovers who know just how strongly we identify with our feline friends.