Published by: Ingrid King. Last Updated on: February 1, 2023 by Crystal Uys


From Yasmine Surovec, the creator of Cat Versus Human, comes a new book, My Pet Human*. Aimed at children ages 6 through 10, the book tells the story of Oliver, and independent cat who has the run of his neighborhood and pities his animal friends who share their lives with humans. But when a young girl moves into town, he decides to take this opportunity to train a human.

As Oliver helps the girls adjust to her new home, he realizes that perhaps, he needs her just as much as she needs him.


I’ve long been a fan of Yasmine Surovec’s cartoons. She has a unique way of capturing cats and their varying personalities and the humans who serve them. Her whimsical drawings always make me smile or nod my head in recognition.

This is a sweet little book and a wonderful way to introduce young children to the joy of sharing life with a special cat.

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