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A full of life event via background, average technological know-how, and dad tradition looking for how cats conquered the area, the web, and our hearts.

House cats rule again alleys, abandoned Antarctic islands, and our bedrooms. basically, they personal the web, the place a viral cat video can simply be considered upwards of ten million instances. yet how did cats accomplish international domination? in contrast to canines, they provide people no functional gain. if truth be told they're unfortunately incompetent rat-catchers and pose a hazard to many ecosystems. but, we adore them still.

To higher comprehend those bushy strangers in our midst, Abby Tucker travels to fulfill the breeders, activists, and scientists who’ve committed their lives to cats. She visits the labs the place humans type via pussycat bones unearthed from the 1st human settlements, treks in the course of the Floridian wasteland looking for apartment cats at the free, and hangs out with Lil Bub, one of many world’s largest tom cat celebrities.

Witty, clever, and continuously curious, Tucker indicates how those tiny creatures have used their courting with people to turn into the most robust animals on the earth. the fitting response to a cuddly kitten, it sort of feels, may not be aww yet awe.

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