There are a staggering 7.5 million pet cats in Britain Stephen Budiansky is a well-known writer in the area of science and nature and has twice been shortlisted for the prestigious Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize His previous books, The Truth about Dogs and The Nature of Horses have both been bestsellers The press on The Character of Cats: 'If you've ever wondered how to toilet train a cat, or keep it off the table and chairs, this is the book for you... Felinophiles will find it a delight, and a goldmine of information' Focus and on The Truth about Dogs: 'The rest of the pack should lay their ears back and lower their tails: this is the top dog book' Evening Standard
Stephen Budiansky, scientist, author and journalist is a correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly. He has written about science and nature for many publications, including the Economist, Science and the New York Times, and is a former Washington Editor of Nature.
"Enjoyable, enlightening . . . . Readers interested in the adaptive relationships between the human world and the animal one should find plenty to purr about."