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The Secret Diary of Adrian Cat
The Secret Diary of Adrian Cat
Author: Stuart Macfarlane, Linda Macfarlane
ISBN-13: 9781933255231
ISBN-10: 1933255234
Publication Date: 7/30/2007
Pages: 224
Reading Level: Young Adult
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Publisher: Dna Press
Book Type: Hardcover
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Reviewed by Carrie Spellman for TeensReadToo.com

365 days in the life of Adrian, cat. Literally. This is Adrian's diary, starting on January 1st. On which he resolves, among other things, to not be condescending toward his humans, to be more decisive about going in or out, and to promote world peace between cats, dogs, and mice. Adrian has great plans for the next year.

As is the case with most resolutions, Adrian's are sometimes abandoned. By January 2nd he has already decided that his humans, Skirt and Trouser, don't deserve the amount of respect he was considering giving them, and since the 6th is "Condescension Monday"... Some resolutions are reworked. When the neighbor humans get a dog, it becomes obvious that cats and dogs won't be getting along anytime soon, so Adrian limits his peacemaking efforts to cats and mice. It would be so much easier, though, if mice weren't so tasty!

There's much more to the life of Adrian Cat. Over the course of a year he falls in love, falls out of love, falls in love again, challenges the neighborhood bully cat, leads a rebellion, makes new friends, celebrates various cat holidays, and so much more. Adrian is a highly evolved and intelligent cat, if he does say so himself. And if you don't believe him, just read for yourself!

If you're a cat person, this is the book for you! And if you're not, you'll have a lot of hilarious fuel for your arguments. And just in case you were wondering -- yes, cats do know which humans don't like them. And they go for you on purpose.