Ship's Cats in War and Peace
All cats at heart are really ships cats'. The first part of this enjoyable book is a brief history of the role cats have played since ancient Egyptian times in controlling vermin on ships.
The majority of the book tells nearly 200 stories of cats in all situations from dangerous and sad to humourous. Cats have sailed with Nelson, Shackleton and Churchill; cats got drunk on rum and cats have sleept in hammock. Whether cat lovers or not, these are stories for everyone.