After the sudden death of his owner, the Cat finds himself abandoned without food in an unfurnished house. Initially he consorts with his old friends, Mouse and Rat -- one addicted to cheese and philosophy, the other to flashy Italian suits and style -- but gradually he gives way to his normal cat-like urges. At first guilty, then elated at his new freedom and its beneficial impact on the other residents, the Cat falls prey to a new and troubling vision of how the house might be with more initiative and enterprise -- and ...

The Cat 2015, Dedalus Ltd, Cambs

ISBN-13: 9781910213360

2nd New edition

Mass-market paperback

The Cat 1998, Ecco Press

ISBN-13: 9780880016148

Ecco edition