Seafurrers : The Ships Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World, Hardback Book

Seafurrers : The Ships Cats Who Lapped and Mapped the World Hardback

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While the extraordinary exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their indispensable pest controllers, shipmates, and mascots haven't - until now.

Drawing on journals, newspaper reports, photographs, and more, Seafurrers provides us with a cat's-eye view of maritime history.

Forty tales recount the adventures of these valiant felines and point out nuggets of trivia along the way, including: The math behind the damage rats could do on ships How flying fish (and even squid) "fly" Why cats don't get scurvy. This deft genealogy of cat-human friendship is sure to leave readers with a new appreciation of the cats who helped us at sea (and those we helplessly serve at home).

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 240 pages, Two-colour interior
  • Publisher: The Experiment LLC
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Pets (Children's/YA)
  • ISBN: 9781615194377

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