Our Pets and Us: The Evolution of a Relationship
T. E. Creus, author
Why do we love pets? When were dogs domesticated? Is it true that cats were sacred in Egypt? What happened to pedigree dogs during the French Revolution? Were black cats persecuted during the Middle Ages? What happened to Laika and other space pets? Can you clone your pet after he dies? How will pets be in the future?This fascinating book will take you through a journey along the history of our relationship with our animal friends -- dog, cats, and a few other more exotic creatures -- from before their domestication to the space age, the latest trends in pet care and the most amazing recent scientific discoveries. A must for all people interested in history -- or in pets.