The Cat Men of Gotham: Tales of Feline Friendships in Old New York is an interesting new book which explores the history of stray cats and the kind New Yorkers who rescued them through 42 short stories and profiles.
The nineteenth century was a rough time to be a stray cat in New York City. The city’s human residents dealt with feline overpopulation by gassing unwanted cats or tossing them in rivers. But a few lucky strays were found by a diverse array of men—including firemen, cops, athletes, and politicians—who rescued them from the streets and welcomed them into their homes and hearts.
If you love cats, and you love New York City, then this book is definitely for you. Get a hardcover copy of 'The Cat Men of Gotham: Tales of Feline Friendships in Old New York' for just $15 on Amazon.
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