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How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety: and Abstinence, Drugs, Satanism and Other Dangers that Threaten Their Nine Lives By The American Association of Patriots
Crown Publishing/ Three Rivers Press Humor, Cats Pub Date: October 6, 2016
When I picked up this book I wasn't sure what to expect. The same type of humor doesn't appeal to everyone. I'm not quite sure of the target audience for How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety. To say simply, the book is composed of a series of "warning pamphlets" that poke fun at the more extreme (and absurd) conservative political views by applying them to cats (rather than children). The serious tone the author takes makes it clear he is pretending to be in line with ultra-conservatives. At the same time, however much of the phrasing is so eerily in line with conservative rhetoric that it is likely to appall rather than appeal to liberal readers.
I have said many times that cats improve everything. Cute, cuddly, graceful and all around appealing, who could do other than smile when faced with an adorable feline. How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety proves otherwise. Well, maybe not, if you take away the rest you are left with a cat.
If you are looking for a fun gift for a friend or family member who likes cats, buy another book.
I received a copy of How to Talk to Your Cat About Gun Safety from the publisher and netgalley.com in exchange for an honest review.