“A charming gift for all cat-loving historians. . . . Though a fun read, Medieval Cats is also a thought-provoking work that allows us to explore the history of people ambivalent attitudes toward animals living in their own sphere.”
(Ken Kurihara, Fordham University Sixteenth Century Journal
About the Author
Kathleen Walker Meikle completed her PhD at University College London on late medieval pet keeping. She is now a Wellcome Trust research fellow at the University of York, studying animal bites and venoms in medieval medicine.