Everything you need to understand or teach The Cats of Seroster by Robert Westall.
The Cats of Seroster is a novel of high adventure set in a fantasy world where felines and humans join forces to battle chaos and oppression. Cam, a wandering scholar, and Amon, the main feline protagonist, face death, robbers, and wild animals, and lead an exciting siege of a medieval city. In true fairy tale fashion, the young hero is given a magic gift, a knife that fights on its own, but he fears the terrible power of the weapon which forces him to kill against his will, and tries to escape from a role that seems to be forced upon him by fate. Amon, the cat, is unhappy about the leadership role and responsibility that is given to him as protector of a mob of fugitive cats.
Eventually, both submit and accept the mission that fate or magic seems to have reserved for them. The action of... View more of the The Cats of Seroster Summary