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You Can Take the Cat out of Slough . . . - Chris Pascoe

You Can Take the Cat out of Slough . . .

Paperback Published: 15th November 2007
ISBN: 9780340898659
Number Of Pages: 208

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You can take a cat to water but you can't make it think. Last summer, Chris Pascoe decided to do something monumentally stupid.Acirc; He decided to stay at home withAcirc; his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Maya and disaster-prone tabby Birmingham, Brum for short. And also with Brum's rather vicious live-in-partner-girl-cat Sammy, whoAcirc; he intended mainly not to wake. Let biting cats lie. WhyAcirc; he believed time with Brum would, with all the years of contrary evidence, be qualityAcirc; he's not at all sure . . . Acirc; The result is a series of tales of death-defying feats.Acirc; Acirc; Paddling pools, gazebos, small birds and kitchens - all aspects of normal life can take a dangerous turn with the presence of Brum. Pascoe tries to train the tabby, restrainAcirc; the tabbyAcirc; and even researches the stories of other danger cats in a bid to keep Brum alive a bit longer. And amazingly, despite the efforts of his exuberant two-year-old with a plastic mallet,Acirc; he still is.


I read this with tears of laughter rolling down my cheeks. - Ella Reid, Editor of My Weekly

Anyone who loves or knows cats will be able to relate to Chris Pascoe's hilarious and affectionate account of the hapless Birmingham's adventures. I literally cried with laughter. - Jo Rothery, Editor of Cat World magazine

Charming - Free Press

An original comic voice - wry, assured, sometimes whimsical and sometimes surreal but throughout refreshingly uncynical . . . the best kind of humour - Julian Dutton, writer, Alistair MacGowan Show</

ISBN: 9780340898659
ISBN-10: 0340898658
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 15th November 2007
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 19.5 x 13.2  x 1.3
Weight (kg): 0.16
Edition Number: 1