Cat Food for Thought (Hardcover)

Pet Food Label Art, Wit & Wisdom

By Warren Dotz

Insight Editions, 9781608873579, 128pp.

Publication Date: April 8, 2014

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Description

Cat Food for Thought is a one-of-a-kind gallery of cat food label art coupled with purring quotes and clever words of wisdom. Containing a selection culled from thousands of labels, this book showcases rarities that will stoke the interests of designers, cat lovers, and pop culture fanatics alike.

When it comes to cat food, Americans are most familiar with a few iconic brands, such as 9Lives and Friskies. But in the 1950s to 1970s, there were scores of companies competing the feline cuisine market through colorful label art and bold logotypes that enticed pet owners with promises of nutritious meals and meaty morsels for their furry friends. Cat Food for Thought is a colorful, quirky, one-of-a-kind gallery of cat food label art, which showcases rare and visually engaging examples culled from the authors’ extensive archives. These labels bring to life the joys of caring for our pets and remind us why we love these curious creatures. Filled with exceptional commercial artwork, select quotes, and carefully curated words of wisdom, this book is the perfect gift for designers, cat lovers, and pop culture fanatics alike. © 2013 All Rights Reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced in any form without written permission from the publisher.


About the Author

Warren Dotz is a collector of pop culture ephemera and the author of 11 books on advertising, design, and commercial label art. His commentary has appeared in Advertising Age, Adweek, and the New York Times Magazine. He divides his time between San Francisco and New York City.