War in space featuring a woman admiral. She is Honor Harrington who commands a ship of the Royal Manticoran Navy which is fighting space pirates. The admiral is assisted in her task by a telepathic cat. By the author of Field of Dishonor.
For Bombur If cats had hands, he would have been Nimitz.
"Got a problem here, Skipper."
"I'll miss you all," she said with a small, wicked chuckle, "but I'm sure you'll be glad to get home. For now, however, Admiral Rabenstrange—and Citizen Captain Holtz and Citizen Commander Wicklow, of course—are waiting for us."