silent miaow p/b Not difficult to find. There was also a paperback version published in Britain by Pan, with colour photos by Jane Burton. The photos are lovely. Buy The Silent Miaow: A Manual For Kittens, Strays And Homeless Cats Reprints by Paul Gallico (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday. Buy The Silent Miaow: A Manual for Kittens, Strays, and Homeless Cats 1st Paperback Ed by Suzanne Szasz, Paul Gallico (ISBN: ) from.

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It is technically out of print and the pictures are siilent and white but the narrative sounds like what you think a cat would say eilent. I happen to have 3 cats currently, and in the past never really considered reading cat themed stories, so I have decided that I would check out all 5 books on her list this year and including the one she recently wrote “Cat Out of Hell” Sadly, according to the take out slip the library puts in books,it has been 11 years since anyone has read ‘The Silent Miaow’.

He was removed from this job as his “reviews were too Smart Alecky” according to Confessions of a Story Tellerand took refuge in the sports department.

In this book he allows a cat to speak as it were capable of Humanspeak. A mother cat teaching her kittens how to manipulate their humans. Mar 06, Dolly Anderson rated it liked it.


E il Grande Miao. Thanks for telling us about the problem. BTW, it’s also laugh-out-loud funny. The photos are delightful, and the “instruction manual” describes a variety of behaviors with attendant motives some of us have long suspected. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Fun read and great cat perspective. Need I say more? Marvelous – definitely written by a cat. Some cat owners may cringe as they realize how well their cats know them and who has trained whom.

Yes, he does have a sense of humor One cat advising other cats! Because the text is so well written that the reader is not stumbling over annoyingly, “cute,” grammatical and spelling errors, and because the back story of the origin of the work is so believable, this book stands alone among others of its type.

Gallico has, “broken,” what initially appeared to be complex code by doing exactly that at which superb editors excel, namely unveiling exquisite literary works by simply correcting the typographical or other errors that mask their true greatness and incidentally, often their underlying meanings.

And ALL cats employ the silent miaow at some point. I wasn’t anticipating the whole book to be written by “a cat” meant for other cats to read.

Dear old Betty unexpectedly presented me with this book because I have a marmalade cat! Even the translator, Paul Gallico, seems astonished with the quality of the original transcript.

The tidy volume does just that, setting out rules and suggestions for taking over a family and how to deal with each situation as it arises.


In fact, Anderson Cooper, of CNN, has recently reported that the cat video is the most frequented variety of the homemade humorous videos featured on such sites.

The Silent Miaow: A Manual for Kittens, Strays, and Homeless Cats

I’m pleased they were able to get the ssilent edition, as I requested, because of the photos. The author, Paul Gallico, has written many books about cats, including some that have been made into movies.

islent He became Sports Editor of the Daily News inand was given a daily sports column. This humour does not age well. The Silent Miaow” is the most charming cat book ever. It might even make your day! I picked away at this book but was never able to read much of it.

E noi umani non ci facciamo una grandissima figura, io ve lo dico – i gatti riescono a vedere tutti i nostri difetti. Open Preview See a Problem? Overall, though, I had to force myself to keep reading the book just to finish it.

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The Silent Meow is a wonderful book for cat lovers in general and children as well. A must-read for cat lovers of all ages. So will cats, if they missed some of the lessons, or would like a refres Paul Gallico “found and translated from the Feline” this manual to help cats and kittens to win their way into a household, take over the family, and achieve control over each member of the family, get the food they want, sleep where they choose, and get doors opened at their demand.


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