Desiderata for Cat Lovers: A Guide to Life & Happiness
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Desiderata for Cat Lovers: A Guide to Life & Happiness

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What could be more placid amid noise and haste than a cat staring quietly out into a dramatic skyscape, her soft fur reflecting the light? Or more peaceful than sleeping kittens cuddled up together in a pile? Does anything illustrate the idea of “being on good terms with all persons” more than a sweet, small feline sitting atop a large, calm dog? From photos of a meowing k...more
Hardcover, 72 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Sterling
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Keyanna Taylor
With a picture of an adorable kitten on every page, Desiderata for Cat Lovers is a brilliantly written poetry-prose book. The book contains a poem/prose piece that is based on the path to a happy and effective life. "If you compare yourself with others, you may become vain and bitter;" and "Take kindly the counsel of the years, gracefully surrendering the things of youth." are two lines from this piece that truly represent the wisdom and cleverness this book posses. I enjoyed this book for many...more
simple, gratifying, and <3 cats.

words to live by. i recommend the desiderata in any form.
The combination of 2 things I love so much; cats & Desiderata, the poem! Just perfect!
Cathy Martin
I love this book. The pictures are great and the poem is something to aspire to follow.
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Max Ehrmann (September 26, 1872 - September 9, 1945), an attorney from Indiana, was best known for writing the prose poem "Desiderata" (Latin: "things desired as essential") in 1927.

Ehrmann, who was of German descent, received a degree in English from DePauw University, followed by a degree in Philosophy from Harvard University. He then returned to his hometown of Terre Haute, Indiana to practice...more
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