[Ebook] ↠ A Cat Called Dog Author Jem Vanston – Bassgrotto.co.uk

A Cat Called Dog Dog Is A Cat The Only Problem Is He Doesn T Behave Like One Instead He Wags His Tail, Sticks Out His Tongue And Yaps In A Manner Distinctly Puppyish Something Has To Be Done The Pride Of Cats Is At Stake Against His Better Instincts, George, An Old Ginger Tom, Decides To Take On The Enormous Task Of Teaching The Confused Kitten How To Behave Like A Proper Cat In The Company Of The Cheeky Eric, The Mysterious And Exotic Francois And The Elegant Miss Fifi, George Commences His Teaching Of The Cat Curriculum, Including Lessons On The Feline Holy Trinity Eating, Sleeping And Washing But Things Do Not Go Smoothly Maybe Dog Will Find It Impossible To Change And Unlearn All His Bad Habits A Cat Called Dog Is An Entertaining, Funny And Heart Warming Novel That Is All About Cats And What They Get Up To When You Re Not Looking It Is As Wonderfully Arch And Droll And The Memorable Cat Characters Themselves, With Some Gloriously Witty Dialogue And Scenes It Could Also Be Seen As A Mild Satire On Human Nature, Riddled With Subtexts, Dealing With Issues Of Identity, Loyalty, Betrayal, Trust And Friendship Like Animal Farm, With Cats


10 thoughts on “A Cat Called Dog

  1. says:

    There s no use cutting off your tail to spite your bottom I read this entire short novel with my mouth set in a permanent smile I bet I looked like a freak, grinning like the village idiot but trust me when I tell you it s nearly impossible to read this cute little story without smiling the whole time or laughing out loud at the snark and puns so generously sprinkled throughout A Cat Called Dog The title alone had me grinning Two things I noticed right away The first is that it s very much There s no use cutting off your tail to spite your bottom I read this entire short novel with my mouth set in a permanent smile I bet I looked like a freak, grinning like the village idiot but trust me when I tell you it s nearly impossible to read this cute little story without smiling the whole time or laughing out loud at the snark and puns so generously sprinkled throughout A Cat Called Dog The title alone had me grinning Two things I noticed right away The first is that it s very much written in the fashion of Roald Dahl s books, and secondly, for some strange reason I had Neil Gaiman narrating the story for me in my head Go figure A cat must behave like ...


  2. says:

    This is the funniest and best cat novel I have ever read Unlike many books act cats, it avoids the teeth grating schmaltzy sentimentality of many cat books, with a wonderfully witty arch humour throughout The characters and their dialogue often made me laugh out loud For all cat lovers, reading A Cat Called Dog is a must but its wit and humour should appeal to non cat lovers too In fact, the cats are often like people in their schemes, rivalries, misunderstandings etc which is a seam of r This is the funniest and best cat novel I have ever read Unlike many books act cats, it avoids the teeth grating schmaltzy sentimentality of many cat books, with a wonderfully witty arch humour throughout The characters and their dialogue o...


  3. says:

    Oh yes, this was a perfect read for me and cheer me up totally which is perfect for me at the moment as I recently lost my job, like many people in recesion these days Its such a funny book with totally wonderful characters and specially dialogues I totally loved the Eric cat and Francois who has such funny dialogues which contains lots of deep philosophical ideas.This is no childrens book at all Its got profound ideas in it about who we are and our identity which is what make it totally orig Oh yes, this was a perfect read for me and cheer me up totally which is perfect for me at the moment as I recently lost my job, like many people in recesion these days Its such a funny book with totally wonderful characters and specially dialogues I totally loved the Eric cat and Francois who has such funny dia...


  4. says:

    This week I read A Cat Called Dog by Jem Vanston which I received free to review from Netgalley It is a sweet tale of a young cat who was raised by dogs and therefore thinks and acts in adoglike fashion He is taken under the wing of amature cat named George, and together with George and his friends he must save George s mistress from disaster The book ...


  5. says:

    Say you re a cat Not just any cat, but a cat raised by dogs, so you think you re a dog You bark in a cat like way you wag your tail, not when you re angry, like most cats, but when you re happy Now say you leave that house and happen upon an old tom who has a home, and who decides to help you by teaching you to become a cat.So begins this delightful, well written short novel, A Cat Called Dog Anyone who has ever owned a cat will relish the cat wisdom, the satire on humans, and the rich play Say you re a cat Not just any cat, but a cat raised by dogs, so you think yo...


  6. says:

    A Cat called DogThis is one of the sweetest books I have ever read.Being an animal person and not a people s person this book immediately appealed to me Being a dog person and not a cat person made Dog my absolute hero.With a cast like this who can complain Dog needs to befeline but he grew up with puppies Eric needs manners but he believes he is only an alley cat George needs to save his two leg person but she disappointed him so severely that he gives up on the two leg hairless race A Cat called DogThis is one of the sweetest books I have ever read.Being an animal person and not a people s person this book immediately appealed to me Being a dog person and not a cat person made Dog my absolute hero.With a cast like this who can complain Dog needs to befeline but he grew up with puppies E...


  7. says:

    I received a copy of the book through NetGalley in exchange for an unbiased and honest review Imagine a cat named Dog that wags its tail and barks when he is happy The story of the book focuses exactly on a kitten cat like that Dog is a kitten cat who wags his tail when he is happy or excited He yelps and barks too This behavior shocks an old ginger tomcat named George George is aghast as to how a cat can behave so horribly A cat is supposed to behave like a cat and not like a dog George I received a copy of the book through NetGalley in exchange for an unbiased and honest review Imagine a cat named Dog that wags its tail and barks when he is happy The story of the book focuses exactly on a kitten cat like that Dog is a kitten cat who wags his tail when h...


  8. says:

    Cats are not dogs And dogs are not cats Even two legs know that But Dog was a cat, because that was his name he was a cat a cat called Dog and he was happy with that too Dog is a kitten on the cusp of cathood and with a bit of an identity crisis He yaps and wags his tail, and lets his tongue hang out just like a dog Other cats find this behaviourthan a little peculiar in fact, it s down right undignified After all, everyone knows that cats are the noblest of creatures they d Cats are not dogs And dogs are not cats Even two legs know that But Dog was a cat, because that was his name he was a cat a cat called Dog and he was happy with that too Dog is a kitten on the cusp of cathood and with a bit of an identity crisis He yaps and wags his tail, and lets his tongue hang out just like a dog Other cats find thi...


  9. says:

    Just to say THANK YOU to all those who have given my little cat book positive reviews.Some people really get it the arch humour, the philosophical subtexts, the broad satire on human nature contained in the characters and their dialogues Some readers don t get it, perhaps because it was original listed as a teen book publisher error , it s a pretty original book and they have nothing similar to compare it to there are plenty of true life non fiction cat books, plenty of fiction for kids Just to say THANK YOU to all those who have given my little cat book positive reviews.Some people really get it the arch humour, the philosophical subtexts, the broad satire on human nature contained in the characters and their dialogues Some readers don t get it, perhaps because it was original listed as a teen book publisher error , it s a pretty original book and they have nothing similar to compare it to there are plenty of true life non fiction cat books, plenty of fiction for kids told in the first person from a pet s point of very but nothing like A Cat Called Dog No wonder it confuses some kittens It is not a teen or a children s book it was incorrectly listed in places it is a novel categorised as ADULT FICTION and HUMOUR.There may well be a children s version in future though, for 7 11 year ol...


  10. says:

    For the full review, head to so long and thanks for all the fish SQUEES Oh the adorableness I don t think I ve ever read cuter, funnier story than this A Cat Named Dog is a perfect book for all ages Literally It s perfect to read to your children who are old enough to have interest in being read chapter books and they will laugh, and laugh, and laugh , it s perfect for children who are an intermediate level of reading, and it s perfect for adults It s like the best kid movies kids thi For the full review, head to so long and thanks for all the fish SQUEES Oh the adorableness I don t think I ve ev...


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