Set against a romantic backdrop straight from the streets of Rome, Janet Pedersen’s whimsical tale reminds us that the purr-fection we seek is often right under our whiskered noses.
Mamma mia! All the cats love the Signora’s pasta . . . fresh and sweet, spiced to perfection, and served with affection. Only Pino turns up his nose and searches for something different, something that will make him purr like the best-fed cat in all of Rome. But whatever this finicky gourmet tastes, from fresh fish at the local cafe — Shoo, cat! Shoo! — to a stew at the fancy trattoria — Shoo, cat! Shoo! — a certain something is missing. What’s a lonely, hungry cat to do?