Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies

Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies

Everyone has questions about death. In Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?, best-selling author and mortician Caitlin Doughty answers the most intriguing questions she’s ever received about what happens to our bodies when we die. In a brisk, informative, and morbidly funny style, Doughty explores everything from ancient Egyptian death rituals and the science of skeletons to flesh-eating insects and the proper depth at which to bury your pet if you want Fluffy to become a mummy. Now featuring an interview with a clinical expert on discussing these issues with young people—the source of some of our most revealing questions about death—Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs? confronts our common fear of dying with candid, honest, and hilarious facts about what awaits the body we leave behind.

Title:Will My Cat Eat My Eyeballs?: And Other Questions About Dead Bodies
ISBN:9780393358490
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  • Emily (Books with Emily Fox)

    Interesting non-fiction that answers questions from kids all about death.The author narrates the audiobook which was nice but I didn't know it was for kids... my bad!...

  • Petra-X Off having adventures

    Instapot Corpse Disposal: Recipe for cooking a corpseAn alternative to cremation (not a tasty dish for cannibals). First, put the body into a very large instapot (euphemistically called a 'pressurise...

  • Paul Bryant

    Update :Greatly disturbed by this question, I had a talk with my cats today. I said look, it's about my eyeballs.They said - Oh, so you know about the eyeball thing. Who told you?I said It's in this b...

  • Mario the lone bookwolf

    Death. The grim reaper. The big nothing. The great leveler. And so on, or no, precisely not, or still? Puh, getting philosophical in here, so put out all your thoughts...Come, little kitty cat, tasty ...

  • Jenna

    Those who have read Caitlin Doughty's previous books know her talent for taking the usually bleak and depressing subject of death and turning it into something entertaining.   A bit on the gross sid...

  • Iben Frederiksen

    “He won’t be diving straight for the human flesh. But a cat has got to eat, and you are the person who feeds him. This is the cat-human compact. Death doesn’t free you from performing your cont...

  • Melki

    Yay! This was yet another enjoyable go-round with my favorite mortician!Here Doughty dumbs it down a bit with a younger audience in mind, but not so dumb that adults can't get something out of her les...

  • Larry

    Can learning about death be fun? Yes! Becoming a huge fan of this author, like her YouTube channel as well....

  • Lori

    Caitlin, you're a national treasure, you're a great time, and you teach me and everyone who wants to know so much Stuff about being dead. I was late to the party that is "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes: And ...

  • karen

    fulfilling my 2020 goal to read (at least) one book each month that i bought in hardcover and put off reading long enough that it is now in paperback.review to come!! ...