Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Book Review~ But I'm a professional lounger!

While it's true, that I already have a career as a pet-assisted therapy cat for the San Diego Humane Society, that keeps me in chicken strips and Q-tips, not all my feline friends are as industrious. Don't misunderstand, I fully support traditional cat activities (also referred to as the 3N's; napping, nomming and nipping), but do you find yourself longing for a designer collar studded in sapphires to match your eyes, gilded food bowls and additional staff? If so then this is the book for you.
Careers For Your Cat by Ann Dziemianowicz . In addition to the whimsical illustrations by Ann Boyajian and the droll writing style of Ms  Dziemianowicz, it is a very informative and helpful book.

While I did take issue with the tone of the introduction, which is directed at cat "owners", in the end our disillusioned author did a very good job of defining the various cat profiles. (I ask you, can anyone really own a cat?) This was accomplished with two personality tests. Apparently, and my human sister agrees, I'd make a great politician/lobbiest, teacher, Egyptologist or CEO.
Kokoro by Michele Tilford
These job recommendations were determined by my vast intellect and charismatic personality. I believe Ms. Dziemianowicz referred to my type as an intellectual/extrovert (IE). After reading the job description for a CEO, it was obvious to me that, (I'm quoting here)
  • Keeps an eye on the prize at all times
  • Strong leadership skills- adept at manipulating subordinates
  • Forceful ---won't take no for an answer
  • clear about needs and wants
CEO kitty from Careers For Your Cat
 was the path for me. It's been such a relief to know that my plan for world domination was the right choice after all.


  1. You has chosen the right path dear friend. You''ll go all the way to the top and take over the world someday.

  2. and ALL the kitties will be happy! >.> looks to see if anyone is around- Number one part of my secret diabolical plan; to launch a multi point, by lateral, nearly horizontal stealth purr intrusion!