Behind Every Great Woman Is a Great Cat


Showcasing inspirational women such as Florence Nightingale, Georgia O’Keeffe and Clara Barton who all had one thing in common – their affection towards cats.

ISBN: 9781912785063 Author: Tester, Solomons-Moat Publisher: LOM Art Publication Date: 17th October 2019 Imprint: LOM Art Cover: Hardback Dewey: 636.8009252 (edition:23) Pages: 88 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subjects: ,

Showcasing over 30 inspirational women, including Florence Nightingale (the founder of modern nursing), Georgia O’Keeffe (the artist and mother of American modernism) and Rosa Luxemburg (the theorist and revolutionist), who all have one thing in common – their affection towards cats.

The empowering stories of cat-loving women – ranging from artists, pioneers, writers and humanitarians – who dared to change and inspire the world are paired with Lulu Mayo’s quirky illustrations.

Also featuring 10 things we can learn from cats, a feline flow chart, quotes from famous women who loved their moggies, and much more.

The book celebrates the cat as muse, companion, colleague and emotional support as it explodes the myth of a ‘cat lady’.