Seven Cats I Have Loved (Hardback)

Yardenne Greenspan, Anat Levit

I wished that in my next lifetime I would be born a cat - on the condition that I would live in a home like mine

Anat Levit never considered herself a cat lover, but when her life was thrown into upheaval, she found herself adopting one cat at the suggestion of her daughters, and then six more in quick succession. She recounts how each cat came into her life, their distinct demeanours and curiosities and their ability to live fully in each moment.

Anat falls in love with the furry creatures, whose escapades and tribulations lead her into deep friendships, difficult decisions, and unexpected insight into her relationships. The cats love her in the way she wishes she could love others: intensely yet independently, without renouncing their unique personalities. By caring for these cats, Anat comes to a deeper understanding of her connections with former lovers, her daughters and her own body. In Seven Cats I Have Loved, she delves into the feline mind with sensitivity, gentleness, and compassion, while also revealing a moving human story.

translated by Yardenne Greenspan

Publication date: 03/11/2022

£9.99

ISBN: 9781800812697

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Biography & Memoir

Translator: Yardenne Greenspan Yardenne Greenspan

Seven Cats I Have Loved (Ebook)

Yardenne Greenspan, Anat Levit

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I wished that in my next lifetime I would be born a cat - on the condition that I would live in a home like mine

Anat Levit never considered herself a cat lover, but when her life was thrown into upheaval, she found herself adopting one cat at the suggestion of her daughters, and then six more in quick succession. She recounts how each cat came into her life, their distinct demeanours and curiosities and their ability to live fully in each moment.

Anat falls in love with the furry creatures, whose escapades and tribulations lead her into deep friendships, difficult decisions, and unexpected insight into her relationships. The cats love her in the way she wishes she could love others: intensely yet independently, without renouncing their unique personalities. By caring for these cats, Anat comes to a deeper understanding of her connections with former lovers, her daughters and her own body. In Seven Cats I Have Loved, she delves into the feline mind with sensitivity, gentleness, and compassion, while also revealing a moving human story.

translated by Yardenne Greenspan

Publication date: 03/11/2022

£8.99

ISBN: 9781800812710

Imprint: Serpent's Tail

Subject: Biography & Memoir

Translator: Yardenne Greenspan Yardenne Greenspan

Anat Levit

Anat Levit

Anat Levit is an Israeli poet and author. She has published eleven books and received prestigious awards for her works including the Wertheim Prize for Poetry, the Bernstein Prize for Literary Criticism, and the Prime Minister's Prize for Hebrew Literary Works.