Cats in the Navy-book review
Cats in the Navy is a book with vintage photos of cats on navy ships and historical accounts of the role of cats in navies around the world. Are you fond of vintage cat pictures? Do you fancy naval history in the modern world? Then you must have this book!
Cats, once considered ominous creatures by ancient mariners, eventually became trusted animal companions to those who sailed the seas. While catching rats at docks and on ships at sea, cats often became mascots to the navies around the globe. Filled with fascinating stories, facts, and delightful historic photos, Cats in the Navy provides a fun and informative history of the feline friends who rode the waves with us.
The book was put together and published by the Naval Institute Press.
Author Scot Christenson is the director of communications for the U.S. Naval Institute. He began his career as a television producer and journalist before going on to develop and manage media strategies for a wide range of organizations, including amusement parks, zoos, think tanks, and lobbying firms. He has written about history and pop culture for several periodicals and frequently serves as a consultant on television and film productions.
This is a fun read and well written. Cats in the Navy should be welcome in any cat lovers home.