Born in Tokyo, Kaori Tsutaya is a cat lover and freelance writer whose writings have been published in magazines and special-interest books. Many of her published works are based on the subject of cats and include articles, photography, and books on crafting.
Her blogs The Laws of the Cat (nekono-okite.cocolog-nifty.com) and The Cat Hair Craft Room (nekoke.com) are popular in Japan.
Amy Hirschman is a translator, crafter, and pop-culture enthusiast living in California. She studied Japanese for four years at the University of Pittsburgh and has lived in Japan. Though she is not a cat owner, her friends will attest that she is the greatest cat sitter they have ever had. This is her first published translation.
Got fur balls?
Are your favorite sweaters covered with cat hair? Do you love to make quirky and one-of-a-kind crafting projects? If so, then its time to throw away your lint roller and curl up with your kitty!Crafting with Cat Hair
shows readers how to transform stray clumps of fur into soft and adorable handicrafts. From kitty tote bags and finger puppets to fluffy cat toys, picture frames, and more, these projects are cat-friendly, eco-friendly, and require no special equipment or training. You can make most of these projects in under an hourwith a little help, of course, from your feline friends!