Max Cryer is a well-known writer, broadcaster and entertainer. In a long career, he has been a schoolteacher, a compere and television host, as well as a performer on the opera stage in London and in cabaret in Las Vegas and Hollywood. Now a full-time writer living in Auckland, he has written many books, including 'Every Dog Has Its Day', 'Who Said That First?', 'Love Me Tender', 'The Godzone Dictionary', 'Preposterous Proverbs' and 'Curious English Words and Phrases'.
"Exploring fascinating facts about cats as well as celebrating
their importance in cultures around the world ...."- NZ
"One need not be an ailurophile to enjoy Cryer's examination of all things cat -- the origins of phrases such as "it's raining cats and dogs," a look at felines' sense of hearing and eating habits, cat fables and cats in music. And an ailurophile? A person who loves cats." - Chicago Tribune