Despite what the Internet has told you, people hate cats. Need proof? Check out A Cat-Hater’s Handbook, penned by William Cole and illustrated by the famed Tomi Ungerer (of The New Yorker and the Dr. Strangelove film poster).
Unfortunately, these two didn’t realize their anti-cat sentiments would translate into an even higher cat-enthusiast fervor! Whoops, on their part.
1. The title juxtaposed with the cat crying out for love does little to stir hatred and rather humanizes the feline.
The book was penned in 1963, but didn’t get published until 1982.
2. Even though the authors tried to highlight a cat’s superior countenance, they only increased our desire to see cat’s with ribbons.