Tony Robinson takes you on a headlong gallop through time, pointing out all the most important, funny, strange, amazing, entertaining, smelly and disgusting bits about pets. It's history, but not as we know it!Find out everything you ever needed to know about pets through time in this brilliant action-packed, fact-filled book, including:* The fact that the Egyptians worshipped cats and even shaved off their eyebrows to mourn them when they died* The brilliant and extremely useful jobs that animals did and still do for us in war* A whole array of bizarre animals through time, including medieval squirrels!* The pets who help us in everyday lifeAnd lots of other facts about the amazing pets that we spend our lives with. What are you waiting for? Let's get going . . .