A History of Cats by Richard Freeland
Approx. 7,630 words.
Published on February 22, 2012.
Best selling author Jeanne Wetherford is under the gun. Her editor's greedy for the latest cat mystery book. Her mother wants to marry her off to a rich stuffed shirt. Shy, lonely Jeanne knows there's no Prince Charming waiting in the wings, and just wants to finish writing her scholarly book "A History of Cats". But Jeanne's cat Mingo has other ideas - as does Nate, the handyman next door.