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Cats, Big and Little
Photo of a jaguar's head  (Panthera onca) Photo of a house cat's head Photo of a cougar's head

"...and when the moon gets up and night comes, he is the Cat that walks by himself, and all places are alike to him."

-- Rudyard Kipling, from "The Cat That Walked by Himself"

The cat family, especially the big cats, are an endless source of fascination. There is no more perfect predator on Earth than a cat. They were also never the target of unreasoning hatred the way wolves and wild dogs have been, so for a lot of people the wild cats have come to symbolize the entire natural world. These are some of my books about cats:

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