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Look, some people are just impossible to shop for. Like the dude who loves death metal and cats. You could go with a gift certificate to Cat Town Cafe in Oakland —at least until KitTea opens in Hayes Valley— but sometimes a tangible gift is better. And for those times, there's Metal Cats. Bay Area author Alexandra Crockett's tome "combines two amazing subjects: the extreme personalities of the hardcore metal music scene and their adorable kitties." According to Amazon, "these incredibly cute and fluffy felines have been photographed with their loving owners in and around the dark abodes of musicians, fans, and promoters of metal" including members of the bands Morbid Angel, Municipal Waste, Skeletonwitch, and Napalm Death.
· Metal Cats [Amazon]
· Gift Guides [Racked]