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What does "paw-printed" mean in this sentence?

Enter for a chance to win one of three free autographed (paw-printed) first-edition copies...

As much as I understand the meaning of both paw and print I do not understand it perfectly in this context.

Does it mean the author, itself, is going to be signing the book. Also I would assumed in this case "autographed" would be enough to state that.

Or is it that they're going to use a stamp, like some do, which mean it will not be a proper autograph as such using paw-printed here to indicate it would not be a clean autograph?

  • Is it talking about a book that purports to be written by a cat or a dog? That's the only way I can make sense of that sentence. – Chris Hunt Jan 17 '17 at 17:37
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The author, Jaxy Mono, is (or pretends to be) a monkey. From Goodreads.com:

Jaxy Mono - the world famous “monkey with a typewriter” and the creator of “monkey lit” - is a highly intelligent tail-less Barbary Ape (Macaca sylvanus) from Europe’s only population of wild monkeys in Gibraltar.

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