The fourth book in a delightful series chronicling the many joys and occasional scratch marks of living with cats.
'A colourful series that celebrates the many ways animals enrich our relationships and our lives' Karin Slaughter
It's become obvious that the time has come to have Pushkin, the Russian Blue tom, and Titus, the ginger moggy queen, neutered. This was indeed the plan for Fannie, the tortoiseshell, but with her longed-for pregnancy well under way it must now be postponed. Fannie's due date for her kittens arrives and, in the time-honoured tradition of cats and the best laid plans, unexpected problems arise.
Following this drama, the household finds itself in turmoil again with the arrival of a black Bengal kitten, called Gilly, who disrupts the peace of both cats and people resident in The Coach House. . .
With a fine eye and ear for the world of natural history, Marilyn Edwards writes about rural living with charm and passion - but it is her observation of cats and their ways that make her books so utterly magical.
**Fully illustrated throughout**
Praise for the Moon Cottage books:
'My all-time favourite cat book' Jacqueline Wilson
'Cat lovers will adore this book . . . A tender story of love between the author and her cats' Celia Haddon
'All the many delights and a few of the heartaches of a life with cats are told with charm and wit. A vivid, honest, observant and involving book' Desmond Morris
Praise for The Cats of Moon Cottage:
My all-time favourite cat book
At once engaging an uplifting - a colourful chronicle that celebrates the many ways animals enrich our relationships and our lives
Cat lovers will adore this book . . . A tender story of love between the author and her cats
All the many delights and a few of the heartaches of a life with cats are told with charm and wit. A vivid, honest, observant and involving book
Marilyn Edwards was born in 1946 and lived her formative years in Yorkshire. She worked most of her life in the book trade, for publishers including Jonathan Cape, Allen & Unwin and Random House. After retiring from London publishing to a life of full-time writing, she moved with husband and fellow northerner Michael to a small village in Cumbria, where they lived with their four cats, Fannie, Titus, Pushkin and Gilly.
The Moon Cottage cat series was originally published by Hodder between 2003-2008, to great critical acclaim from cat lovers including Jacqueline Wilson, Karin Slaughter and Celia Haddon. Marilyn was also the author of fiction novels White Chin and Magnificat. More information on Marilyn and her work can be found on www.thecatsofmooncottage.co.uk.