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Who Is Maru?Maru is a Scottish fold cat living in Japan, who has become a YouTube sensation. Now, Maru even has his own book.
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No Ordinary CatHe might seem like an ordinary cat, but don't be fooled.
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A Familiar ObsessionLike many cats, Maru enjoys squeezing himself into tight spaces, like boxes.
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Really Tight SpacesBut Maru has taken this obsession and transformed it into high art.
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Really, Really Tight SpacesAlthough Maru is quite a big boy, he will squeeze himself into any confined space he comes across. Hence his Internet fame.
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Internet FameMaru's YouTube videos have been played well over 30 million times.
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Book DealAnd now Maru can boast something that most humans can only dream of: a book deal.
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After AllAfter all, Maru will put himself in just about any position to amuse his fans.
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The End?You can bet you'll be seeing more of Maru in the future.
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"I Am Maru," by mugumogu, is about an adorable ball of fur with a penchant for finding remarkably cozy hiding places. Compiled by Maru's owner, the user-named mugumogu, "I Am Maru" celebrates the unique abilities of this unforgettable feline contortionist with photographs and text, in English and Japanese.Purchase "I Am Maru" from Amazon.com
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