Why Do Cats Have Nine Lives by Gisela Hausman

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    There are twenty-four photos and accompanying bits of wisdom. It works beautifully, both as a book to read if you love cats and as a way to introduce philosophy to youngsters and to yourself!

    Don’t all of us envy cats?

    Cats seem to have everything under control: They eat when they want to eat, they sleep when they want to sleep, and – they always get the window seat.

    Cats are successful in achieving things “their” way. In ancient Egypt cats were even worshiped as goddesses.

    Cats’ success principles work for all. See them in this ebook.

    Also download it to your iPhone to brighten your day.

    Why Do Cats Have Nine Lives is a life-skills ebook with cat pictures. It provides 24 ridiculously simple concepts to live by and is about having the right attitude.

    Review by Charles Ashbacher:

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    This is a book for cat lovers, the main character and “author” is a cat named Artemis, named for the Greek God of the hunt. It is composed of 24 simple statements about life such as:

    *) You are the ruler of your destiny: show that you know.
    *) Choose the work you love – succeed by working hard: by day.
    *) Play regularly and have fun; if need be upside down.

    A photo of the star appears associated with each statement and Artemis is always in an environment appropriate for the point of the statement. For example, Artemis is looking through a bookshelf in the statement about seeking knowledge. All of the images are definitely cute and Artemis is clearly a ham, always striking the right pose for the camera and the situation. The advice is solid and you will see a budding media star if you read this book.

    Review by Grady Harp:

    With a little introduction to Artemis the cat from sensitive author Gisela Hausmann, we are off an running through a book of image pleasures in photographs of Artemis, Hausmann’s cat, and words of wisdom that become far more wise because they come from a lovable animal. But before reviewing this gook by Gisela Hausmann I’d like to share a lingering opinion written in a review of her very important previous book NAKED DETERMINATION (a must read!):

    `But I stray from reviewing a book, having become so attached to the writer through her many adventures and shared lessons. The point behind Gisela Hausmann’s putting this book in our hands (rather our eyes, as it hasn’t been printed as yet) is to offer succor and reassurance that if she can survive and triumph in the incidents she relates so well, then it follows that we each can, too. And the pleasure of reading her NAKED DETERMINATION is a heavy dollop of good hearted hugs you can feel right through the stories and the follow-up thoughts and paste-it notes she leaves for us. We really feel we know her – partly because she peppers her book with photographs that add warmth to the cycle of learning. She becomes our friend, and where better to find advice for making it through another struggle?’ Gisela Hausmann writes authentic, straightforward books and WHY DO CATS HAVE NINE LIVES is no exception.

    Hausmann take photos of Artemis and then matches some wise concepts that the photo’s attitude suggests, statements like `You are the ruler of your destiny: Show that you know’ (the photo is Artemis full in control of the chair which indicates a vantage of empowerment); `Be fearless! Go out on a limb – that is where the bird is’ (Artemis is in a tree with a definite plan to pounce look); `Search for knowledge! Find what you love! (Artemis is pondering book choices from a spot on the bookshelf); `Follow your instincts and you’ll never be afraid’ (Artemis in the garden pawing the tail of a little snake, considering attack…or not).

    And so it goes. There are twenty-four photos and accompanying bits of wisdom. It works beautifully, both as a book to read if you love cats and as a way to introduce philosophy to youngsters and to yourself! After all, if these concepts provide nine lives for cats, just ponder the possibilities of digesting these ideas. Keep you eye on Gisela Hausmann – she is a grounded philosopher of the day.