A heart-warming narrative that will appeal to cat lovers. The UK remains a nation of animal lovers with 1 in 3 people now owning a cat and the petcare industry is worth GBP2 billion a year. Previous books by Celia Haddon, including 100 Ways for a Cat to Train its Human and 100 Secret Thoughts Cats Have about Humans, have combined sales of 450,000 copies. This true-life story is written by
Tilly has spent most of her adult life in an Oxfordshire shelter, unchosen, unwanted and practically feral. Seeking a distraction from her own troubles, the author and renowned pet columnist, Celia Haddon begins a project to transform Tilly into a household pet. Through Tilly's journey from unwanted and unadoptable cat to adored pet, Celia begins to explore her own inward journey and the way that cats had helped her through the difficulties of childhood and middle age, through to self knowledge. By loving Tilly she found she could love her inner self.
Celia Haddon is a bestselling anthologist whose books have sold well over 1,000,000 copies worldwide. She was the Daily Telegraph's pet agony aunt and is a reputed lover and worshipper of cats, having lived with them and loved them since she was a child. She has compiled a number of anthologies in their honour. She is also compiler of the best-selling One Hundred Ways series and a qualified cat behaviourist.