The Cat Purrsonality Test

What Our Feline Friends Are Really Thinking

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Pub Date 25 Jan 2022 | Archive Date 6 Jan 2022

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Become a moggy mastermind with nine fun and easy-to-score personality tests. From cat speak to curious quirks, discover your feline’s true nature to better nurture your bond.

It begins with a simple question: what are your cat's classic behaviours? Whether they're testily knocking over your mug of piping hot tea or affectionately cuddling into your arms for a morning squeeze, each of these enigmatic actions and strange habits, pet peeves and preferences, tells us something about who they are and what they're really thinking. 

This hilarious book is kitty psychology 101. Begin your lifelong quest of demystifying your pet's mysterious mind by answering 81 multiple choice questions. Each code-breaking quiz represents a different area of a cat's life (all nine of them!) and links to the Feline Five (Neuroticism, Extroversion, Dominance, Impulsiveness, Agreeableness). 

Moocher or Tearaway? Pragmatist or Intellectual? Screwball or Sheriff? Match your answers to one or more of the 36 colourful puss profiles, adorably illustrated by #caturday artist Alissa Levy (@levysfriends), to discover a little more about their tells and traits and what these can teach you about them.

Tests include:

  1. TOP CAT: Reflect on your cat's social circle and how they interact with others. 
  2. DAY-TO-DAY KITTY: Every daily habit offers a meaningful clue, from their preferred routine to how they handle disruptions. 
  3. MOGGY MASTERMIND: Penetrate the powers of your kitty's mind, from problem solving techniques to how they handle you
  4. PUSS-IN-BOOTS: Grooming is much more than looking at your insta-cat finest. Unpick their wellbeing, general moods and energy levels. 
  5. PAWS, SNOOZE, REPEAT: See what your cat's snoozing positions, patterns and behaviours reveal. 
  6. PURR TIME: Find out what each favourite toy or game signifies. 
  7. CATTITUDE: Unique, laugh-out-loud and bizarre quirks all offer tell-tale signs of different feline traits. 
  8. CHAT WITH A CAT: Whether two- or simply one-way, oral and physical communication are what bonds cats and owners. 
  9. MOGGY ON THE MOVE: Investigate how your cat acts when its out and about. 

Dedicated to cat lovers everywhere.

Become a moggy mastermind with nine fun and easy-to-score personality tests. From cat speak to curious quirks, discover your feline’s true nature to better nurture your bond.

It begins with a simple...

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What a fun book!

Unfortunately, of all my cats (four in total), only one fit into a category. She’s a loving puss who likes to sit on my lap. Forever!

The others were a mixed bag.

This book was an interesting read, however, and I enjoyed myself. I thoroughly enjoyed the illustrations. They were simply delightful.

I want to thank NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group - White Lion/White Lion Publishing for forwarding to me a copy of this delightful book for me to read, enjoy and review. The opinions expressed here are solely my own.

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This was a great little book that I read through and did the tests for my kitty in a few short hours. It also has some cute kitty art through out. The quizzes are really interesting and I think they are right on the money. I learned some very interesting details after answering the questions about my cat. The summaries at the end of each quiz matched so perfectly with how I see his personality to be. If you are a cat mom or dad, then you have to get this little book and take the tests to find out your kitty's purrfect purrsonality!

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The Cat Purrsonality Test by Alison Davies
I give this book 4 stars

This hilarious book is kitty psychology 101. Begin your lifelong quest of demystifying your pet's mysterious mind by answering 81 multiple choice questions. Each code-breaking quiz represents a different area of a cat's life (all nine of them!) and links to the Feline Five (Neuroticism, Extroversion, Dominance, Impulsiveness, Agreeableness).
Adorably illustrated by #caturday artist Alissa Levy (@levysfriends
Dedicated to cat lovers everywhere

When l saw this cover and title, l just had to read it!
A lighthearted way to find out what your cat is really like. I thoroughly enjoyed the quizzes and was impressed with how the results seemed to match up to my 2 cats.Absolutely loved the illustrations! lm sure a lot of cat owners will be able to relate…… and informative,it’s………..purrfect!!
With thanks to Netgalley,Alison Davies and Quarto Publishing Group – White Lion, for the chance to read and review this book

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What a fun book for those of us who love taking magazine and online quizzes. Bases the psychology on actual theory of types of feline behavior. Questions and answers are well written and insightful. However out of 5 cats that call me their servant, not a one fit into any one category. Guess they're just like people with varying personality quirks.

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This is a fun book for cat owners of all ages. I’m a third grade teacher and have two kitties. I read through the book and was really entertained the whole time. Think of it like a book full of those personality quizzes, but for your kitty AND it’s research-based. You get to know your pet better while being entertained at the same time! It’s easy to read format makes it perfect for middle grades and up. Thank you to NetGalley for the advance copy in exchange for my honest review!

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As a cat person, I fell in love with this book and I believe this would make the purrfect gift for all cat lovers out there. The questions are cute and the descriptions are just perfect. I also like the illustrations. Great work!

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This is a really fun book, which has lots of little quizzes, where you can find out what your cat's personality is like. I had fun doing all the tests, and it was interesting to find out more about my cat. The illustrations of the book are really beautiful, and the whole book has a nice feel to it. If you have a cat, you will enjoy this lovely book. Highly recommended!

Many thanks to the author, publisher and NetGalley for a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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This was so much fun! I had a great time reading about my cat’s personality. The tests were entertaining and the artwork was really beautiful. I would love to get this book for my friends!

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Such a cute read! It was good to get to know my kitty, also I loved the illustrations. Funny and entertaining definitely recommend this !

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"The Cat Purrsonality Test" is an adorable little book of quizzes to help you get to know your cat's personality more intimately.

This book was such a quick and fun read! Firstly, the art style was adorable and added to the overall quirkiness of the book. The book covers nine different aspects of a cat's life and has a quiz for you to take for each of them. It also covers that five traits of cats: Neuroticism, Extraversion, Dominance, Impulsiveness, and Agreeableness. At the end of the nine quizzes you tally up which traits you've ended up with the most and it will show you which traits are your cat's strongest personality traits. The back of the book also includes some further reading on cats as well as a list of common cat species and their personality traits.

I thought this book was so fun to read through and at the end I did feel like I knew more about my cat. There were some parts of the book that were distinctly British - I've never heard the term "Moggy" before in reference to a cat! But overall I did find the quizzes to be easy to understand and applicable. This is a great book to gift to anyone with a cat and it's perfect light reading.

Thank you to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group – White Lion for this e-arc of "The Cat Purrsonality Test" in exchange for an honest review.

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Thanks to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group for the digital copy of the book in exchange for an honest review.

This book was a delight. It is based on the scientific supposition that cat can have 5 main personality traits. It has 9 tests for you to find out which traits are stronger in you cat(s).

It is similar to those personality tests you can find in magazines and a great way to pass the time and have a little fun. Most of the time it won't perfectly fit your cat, but it can help you know your cat a little better.

It has gorgeous illustrations throughout the book. It is a beautiful and fun gift to give someone or yourself..

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This is a quick and well illustrated read with useful insights into feline behaviour. Lovers of cats will learn something, even if their cat, like my two, are all over the place in the questionnaires. Perhaps mine are just too young yet (1 yr) to have developed set character traits.
Regardless, this is an interesting starting point for cat reference material. I had thought it would have more humour, but other than that it was a neat little book.
Thanks to #netgalley for the opportunity to read it!

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This is a fun little book that can shed some light on your cat's personality. Very well laid out and I love the illustrations. A perfect gift for the ultimate cat lover.

Thank you Netgalley

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Perfect for any cat parent, this fun book has quizzes to get to know your feline friend even better! With fun quizzes like “Puss-In-Boots” and “Cattitude”, you answer questions about your cat’s behavior and personality to understand more about what’s going on in their brains. Five paws up!

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this book was super fun. it has beautiful design, with vibrant and coordenated colors. the drawing was really cute as well. it's a great gift to someone who loves cats.
livro super divertido, com testes para descobrir a personalidade do seu gatinho. tem traços bonitos e cores vibrantes e coordenadas, uma graça. um ótimo presente pra quem ama gatos.

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Cat people, you will adore this book. Starting with the title’s spelling of purrsonality, the message is that this title will be entertaining. Chapter headings confirm this. Here are a few of them: Top Cat; Puss-in-Boots; Paws, Snooze, Repeat; Chat with the Cat and more.

What follows are a number of quizzes that will reveal your cat’s personality. The author notes that there are five types of cats. See which one yours is.

Cat lovers will have fun with this book. If you are not one, this could be a good gift for someone you know

Many thanks to NetGalley and the publisher. All opinions are my own.

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The Cat Purrsonality Test is a must-read for any cat owner! It would make a great stocking filler gift, or a gift at any other time of year for any cat lover.

The illustrations are absolutely gorgeous, really beautiful with a flash of humour to them. Alissa Levy is an incredibly talented illustrator.

I tried out the questionnaires on my two moggies. One of them was very easy to classify using the nine short questionnaires, but my other cat was a little harder to classify as there didn’t seem to the a suitable option in the list of answers. I’ve always felt she is a bit of enigma and this only proved my theory! Notwithstanding, it’s a fun book for cat owners.

Huge thanks to NetGalley and Quarto Publishing Group - White Lion/White Lion Publishing for the e-ARC copy.

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This was a cute and pretty accurate book for the cat lovers like me out there! I loved the illustrations.

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Review to come January 2022 on blog/goodreads.

I received this book from Netgalley in exchange of an honest review.

So just for starters, I don't have a cat. I am very very allergic to them. But I do love a good book about cats and I do love tests. And I do have another fur baby in my house, my hamster Yuki. XD Yes, not a cat, but I was curious if the tests would kind of work for her.

The book is split up in 9 chapters and in each chapter we get a different aspect of cats and who they are. From social circles to how much they sleep to strange quirks and behaviours, everything comes by with information and quizzes! I had fun reading and I had fun doing most of the quizzes. Some just really didn't fit my hamster, and while I didn't participate in those I did read the answers and the test results because it was just interesting! And the quizzes I did.. well of course I had to adjust some stuff because cats and hamsters are way different, it did fit at times. Which made me laugh. Like when I got the King of Chill on one of the tests, which just fits in most perfectly including the purr. Yes, my hammie purrs when she is absolutely in bliss. 

The quizzes are fun to do and I love the questions/answers. There is plenty to choose from. 

The art was just the cutest (well, at times maybe a tad weird XD). I really enjoyed the pictures that accompanied every test result and loved how well they fitted with the text mentioned there. 

All in all, recommended to all cat (and maybe other animal lovers) as well!

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So, I love personality tests, and I love my cat - that's why I knew I NEEDED this book! And it is SO awesome! It's cute, informative, funny as hell, SO interesting, and wonderfully illustrated by Alissa Levy ( @levysfriends ). I had SO much fun with this book, and I swear to you - if you have a cat, you NEED this!

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As a new cat owner, I'll take any advice to learn about my cat. This book does a great job in looking at different ways to analyze your cat's behavior in fun small quizzes to lead to the larger personality results.
The artwork and color schemes are so aesthetically pleasing and adorable. I think even long term professional owners would appreciate this book. Our cat overlords demand it.

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I was looking forward to reading this book ever since my boyfriend got two new cats from the same litter and their personalities are so different. One is definitely a laidback extrovert while the other is a shy one who displays favoritism. It was interesting to do the quizzes and see these insights confirmed. And also to learn some new things about their personalities.

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I received this ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Fun quizzes to take! We have 2 cats, so I had to keep track of the scores for each one. Of course, some questions gave answers that didn't apply to our cats, so I had to pick the closest one. Fun way to spend a few hours, adorable illustrations add to the delight of this book. If you are owned by cats, you'll enjoy this book!

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This really was a fun book to read <i>and</i> it was a quiz book as well! I loved reading about cats, since I have two myself. The quizzes were spot on, and it felt like reading about my dear cats. Also, interesting facts about cats, which is always a treat. If you are a cat lover and a lover of quizzes do pick this up!

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