Cats, cats, cats - sly, mischievous, impudent, rebellious, hunters, clowns, adorable sleepyheads, cats have been sung by poets and writers, have been loved and painted by artists of all times and everywhere. The Egyptians worshipped the cat as a God. For the superstitious western world, it was the spirit of evil. Poets such as Baudelaire and Neruda described cats as bewitchingly seductive. Andy Warhol adored them, and painted his cat Sam over and over. This collection presents the one hundred most beautiful cats in all of art, accompanied by aphorisms and quotations from famous authors, actors and humorists.