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A Cat's Tale PDF Book By Dr. Paul Koudounaris,Baba the Cat

A Cat's Tale

  • Author: Dr. Paul Koudounaris,Baba the Cat
  • ISBN Code: : 1250217717
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Page : 208 pages
  • Genre : History
  • Reviews : 419 Readers
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"Fun, fanciful, and even informative." —People The first comprehensive history of felines—from the laps of pagan gods to present-day status as meme stars—as revealed by a very learned tabby with a knack for hunting down facts Since the dawn of civilization, felines have prowled alongside mankind as they expanded their territory and spread the myth of human greatness. And today, cats are peddled on social media as silly creatures here to amuse humans with their antics. But this is an absurd, self-centered fantasy. The true history of felines is one of heroism, love, tragedy, sacrifice, and gravitas. Not entirely convinced? Well, get ready, because Baba the Cat is here to set the record straight. Spanning almost every continent and thousands—yes, thousands—of years, Baba’s complex story of feline survival presents readers with a diverse cast of cats long forgotten: from her prehistoric feline ancestors and the ancient Egyptian cat goddess Bastet to the daring mariners at the height of oceanic discovery, key intellectuals in the Enlightenment period, revered heroes from World Wars I and II, and the infamous American tabbies. Baba, a talented model in addition to a scholar, goes beyond surface-level scratches, pairing her freshly unearthed research with a series of stunning costume portraits to bring history to life. A paws-on journey through the feline hall of fame, with in-depth research and four-legged testaments that will make you rethink who defines history, A Cat’s Tale is a one-of-a-kind chronicle that introduces readers to the illustrious ancestors of their closest companions and shows, once and for all, that cats know exactly what they’re doing.

A Cat’S Tale PDF Book By William R. Angus

A Cat’S Tale

  • Author: William R. Angus
  • ISBN Code: : 1504390911
  • Publisher : Balboa Press
  • Page : 108 pages
  • Genre : Religion
  • Reviews : 667 Readers
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Sometimes, all a person needs to know about life, can come from a charming, know-it-all cat especially when that cat shares the wisdom hes gleaned from his nine-plus lives and his ability to live blissfully in the moment. This book is a purr-fect read for those seeking insights into the meaning of life. - Michele DeLuca, author of Forever More: A Love Story from the Edge of Eternity. A Cats Tale: Journey of Spiritual Discovery is a gem due to its rare quality of engaging a wide readership audience. I loved how the story wove itself through time and even my 10 year old enjoyed this special cats wisdom that the author generously dolloped throughout Frankies antics. A must read for all ages eager to tap dance alongside the meaning of life! - Rhonda Bartholomew, Licensed HYL Teacher/Soul Sanctuary Workshop/Retreat Facilitator and Life Coach. This book is a mixture of profundity, hilarity and education. I highly recommend it. Angel, a friend and fellow traveler of Frankie

A Cat's Tale PDF Book By Troas James Alexander,Ramona D. Roberts

A Cat's Tale

  • Author: Troas James Alexander,Ramona D. Roberts
  • ISBN Code: : 1598583719
  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Page : 36 pages
  • Genre : Responsibility
  • Reviews : 117 Readers
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The moment you meet Stray, you're anxious to know what happens next. Troas Alexander has written in a sequence of events that hold the reader's attention and will have children laughing as they learn. A Cat's Tale provides a great opportunity for adults to teach children about making the right choices. This is such an entertaining way to teach moral and ethical values to children. -Loretta A. Reid, M.Ed, M.Div., D .Min, Educator and Minister Troas Alexander has the ability to make the story come alive as she describes the adventures and challenges of the main character, Stray. The author's sense of humor makes this story a fast read because it is a fun story. Troas Alexander's A Cat's Tale encourages children to form positive character - building traits by seeing the effects of the main character's negative choices. A wide array of teaching activities may be developed from this story. -Gayles E. Evans, Ph.D., Assistant Professor Facilitator, Advisor, Library Information and Media Studies, Chicago State University A Cat's Tale treats the concept of the after-life in an honest and understandable manner. This story will help children understand the necessity of making wise choices. A Cat's Tale also teaches the value of friendship, home and family. Troas Alexander has presented a story that can be used as a tool to help children learn to follow rules. - Reverend Lucille Lewis Jackson, M.A. Ed, Reading Specialist Troas Alexander's A Cat's Tale delightfully presents a lesson of responsibility and consequences parents often attempt to teach to children. I'm sure children who are read to, or even older children who can read the story independently can relate to" wanting to do what they want, regardless of others." Young children who are accustomed to animated movies with animals will be drawn in by the adventures (or rather misadventures) of this willful cat. Troas Alexander's descriptions of living in" HY-Dees" and the characters there were priceless. A Cat's Tale will cause many children to reflect on their own attitude and behavior relative to responsibility. The story brings smiles and chuckles. The characters and their names are colorfully depicted. Troas Alexander shows that lessons to be learned CAN be presented with humor and non-threateningly. Some children (and adults) have lessons to learn, particularly in today's "me" culture. - Audrey B. Gilliam, Ed. D., Elementary School Educator Troas Alexander presents a delightful, entertaining experience through A Cat's Tale. The characters are exciting, creative and realistic. The author excels in giving the reader's imagination a real workout. This story causes children to reflect upon their own views and actions relative to assuming responsibility, following rules, and treating others with respect and kindness. This is an excellent book to stimulate conversation between parent and child, as well as teacher and student. Although written for children, adults too, can relate to the sense of morality and ethics to which the book alludes. -Evonne F. Blakey, Ph.D. Professor of Early Childhood and Elementary Education (retired), Chicago State University Troas Alexander's A Cat's Tale is a story that provides suspense, laughter and sheer entertainment. The excitement builds to a shocking crescendo with the surprise ending-it catches the reader off-guard. The story is interesting, enjoyable and provokes deeper thought to one's choices and life's outcomes. With or without illustrations, I believe that children's attention and imagination will be challenged. -Reverend Esther J. Mitchell, Administrator/Principal, J.W. James Memorial Christian Academy

Bella & Ginger: a Cat's Tale PDF Book By Marilyn Maras

Bella & Ginger: a Cat's Tale

  • Author: Marilyn Maras
  • ISBN Code: : 1796092096
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 52 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 553 Readers
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BELLA & GINGER: a CAT’S TALE is a story about the antics of two adopted shelter cats, in full color photos taken by the author, narrated by the cats themselves. Bella is the “Alpha” cat, a Maine Coon mix, who was adopted first. Maine Coons are calm and gentle by nature, and have distinct features. She had Mama all to herself for some time. Then Ginger, a redhead Domestic Longhair, was adopted as a second companion cat. Bella resents the newcomer to the family at first, but eventually realizes that Ginger isn’t going away. As time rolls along, Bella begins to get accustomed to her younger, but annoying sister. Ginger, more energetic and playful, follows her older sister everywhere and fighting constantly ensues. Eventually, they wind up sleeping together, eating together, and sharing sweet moments together – as loving siblings do – just like humans. Sometimes, the photos of their antics are absolutely hilarious but, at the end of the day, it’s the sweet moments that warm the heart.

Cat Tale PDF Book By Craig Pittman

Cat Tale

  • Author: Craig Pittman
  • ISBN Code: : 1488098719
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Page : 368 pages
  • Genre : Nature
  • Reviews : 143 Readers
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A Garden & Gun Best Book of 2020 “Witty and passionate.” —Lauren Groff “Craig Pittman has a remarkable talent for telling stories set in the Sunshine State that never fail to fascinate and entertain.”—Gilbert King “The definitive book on one of America’s least understood apex predators. The story of how Florida’s panthers were saved from extinction is one that both deserves and needs to be told.” —Dane Huckelbridge The captivating tale of the Florida panther, its survival and rescue from extinction With novelistic detail and an eye for the absurd, Craig Pittman recounts the extraordinary story of the people who brought the panther back from the brink of extinction, the ones who nearly pushed the species over the edge, and the cats that were caught in the middle. This being Florida, there's more than a little weirdness, too. An engrossing narrative of wry humor, sharp writing and exhaustive reportage, Cat Tale shows what it takes to bring one species back and what unexpected costs such a decision brings.

A Cat's Tale PDF Book By Judy M. Crouse

A Cat's Tale

  • Author: Judy M. Crouse
  • ISBN Code: : 1796051756
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 28 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 150 Readers
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A Cat’s Tale Peanut ́ Story are the tales of a family of kitties and the people they own. It revolves around a favorite tree in their yard. The tales recount Peanut’s struggles and triumphs in a world filled with dangers and abuse. Peanuts dear friend Twiggy said once,"A friend in need is a friend indeed." Peanut’s companion Judy has made this story possible.

Won Ton PDF Book By Lee Wardlaw

Won Ton

  • Author: Lee Wardlaw
  • ISBN Code: : 1429991054
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company (BYR)
  • Page : 40 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 544 Readers
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Books Synopsis

Nice place they got here. Bed. Bowl. Blankie. Just like home! Or so I've been told. Visiting hours! Yawn. I pretend not to care. Yet -- I sneak a peek. So begins this beguiling tale of a wary shelter cat and the boy who takes him home. Sometimes funny, sometimes touching, this adoption story, told entirely in haiku, is unforgettable.

Diary of a Wimpy Kitten PDF Book By Jeff Child

Diary of a Wimpy Kitten

  • Author: Jeff Child
  • ISBN Code: : 8829599670
  • Publisher : Self Publisher
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 564 Readers
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An inspirational, epic tale about a kitten that overcame his fears! Meow is a scared kitten. His older sisters and mother always protected him. He gets teased by other kittens, and he especially a wimp when it comes to water. He hates it! He won’t go near it… until a certain event in the harbor village changes his life forever and turns him into a true hero. A ship, a vision, and a breaking dam cause a wimpy kitten to turn into the savior of the village. Read the book to find out how he does it!

The Dream PDF Book By Jan Kinsman

The Dream

  • Author: Jan Kinsman
  • ISBN Code: : 1504950127
  • Publisher : AuthorHouse
  • Page : 26 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 548 Readers
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The Dream is a story about Prissy, a Ragdoll cat, celebrating her twelfth birthday with Pete her brother. The author takes young children along with Prissy and Pete on an adventure to meet their animal friends. Pictures of their friends, along with their names will help the readers experience Prissy and Petes adventure. After telling their friends goodbye, they start for home. They see Hobo their brother looking under Dads car. Hobo has discovered another new friend and there sat a big green bullfrog named Ralph. Ask yourself did this exciting day really happen to Prissy or was it just a dream?

A Cat's Tale PDF Book By Susanna Fantich

A Cat's Tale

  • Author: Susanna Fantich
  • ISBN Code: : 9781458205261
  • Publisher : Abbott Press
  • Page : 210 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 454 Readers
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Fifteen-year-old Isadora was born with a deformity: silver hair. Though she dyes it an average brown and has perfected blending into the background, she battles with always feeling like a secret freak. Things worsen when her mother remarries. Isadora and her new stepbrother, Cheyenne, have little interest in each other or their new home--- until they discover an unsettling story about a sixteen-year-old girl who went missing from their home, never to be heard from again. Obsessed with the details of the girl’s disappearance, Isadora’s best friend, Heather, consults with an old Ouija board, ripping the veil between our worlds wide open. Heather vanishes, as does Isadora’s mother. Bit by bit, Isadora and Cheyenne, along with their wise cat Serena get sucked into an ancient realm long forgotten by humans--- an enchanted land where nothing is what it seems, where nothing can be taken for granted. Before Isadora can save anyone, she will have to dive deep into an unfamiliar world--- one that holds the darkest truths to her fears and family secrets, leaving her to face an intimate threat that will change her life forever . . .

The Cat's Table PDF Book By Michael Ondaatje

The Cat's Table

  • Author: Michael Ondaatje
  • ISBN Code: : 030740143X
  • Publisher : Vintage Canada
  • Page : 256 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 222 Readers
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From Michael Ondaatje: an electrifying new novel, by turns thrilling and deeply moving -- one of his most vividly rendered and compelling works of fiction to date. In the early 1950s, an eleven-year-old boy boards a huge liner bound for England. At mealtimes, he is placed at the lowly "Cat's Table" with an eccentric and unforgettable group of grownups and two other boys. As the ship makes its way across the Indian Ocean, through the Suez Canal, into the Mediterranean, the boys find themselves immersed in the worlds and stories of the adults around them. At night they spy on a shackled prisoner -- his crime and fate a galvanizing mystery that will haunt them forever. Looking back from deep within adulthood, and gradually moving back and forth from the decks and holds of the ship to the years that follow the narrator unfolds a spellbinding and layered tale about the magical, often forbidden discoveries of childhood and the burdens of earned understanding, about a life-long journey that began unexpectedly with a sea voyage.

A Cat Story PDF Book By Ursula Murray Husted

A Cat Story

  • Author: Ursula Murray Husted
  • ISBN Code: : 0062932063
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Page : 192 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 594 Readers
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A vibrant, heartwarming graphic novel about two irresistible cat friends on a journey to find their forever home—a journey inspired by the magic of art and storytelling. Cilla and Betto are two friends who need a place to call home. The docks in Valletta are too wet, and the scraps of food too scarce. The city’s streets are too busy, and the humans too unreliable. But what about the quiet garden from old kitten tales—a place where all cats are welcome, and the humans are always kind? Could the stories really be true? As Cilla and Betto embark on a grand adventure to find out, they begin to spin a tale of their own—one that will take them through the art and stories of many journeyers who came before, and that will bring them to a surprising destination.

You Need More Sleep PDF Book By Francesco Marciuliano

You Need More Sleep

  • Author: Francesco Marciuliano
  • ISBN Code: : 145215368X
  • Publisher : Chronicle Books
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Humor
  • Reviews : 509 Readers
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Our feline friends have spent eons observing, napping, pondering, napping, and taking notes about the human condition. In between naps, they've realized that we humans could use some catlike guidance when it comes to handling the ups and downs of life. In this book they've condescended to share their invaluable wisdom in short advice columns such as "Always Stay at Least 30 Feet from a Loved One" and "Never Let Anyone Dress You." Whether it's coping with romance, surviving a social gathering, or clawing your way to the top of the corporate ladder only to realize you can't get down, the cats in this ebook will have you relaxed and ready to take on the world! Just after one more nap.

Cat's Tale: A Fairy Tale Retold PDF Book By Bettie Sharpe

Cat's Tale: A Fairy Tale Retold

  • Author: Bettie Sharpe
  • ISBN Code: : 1426896638
  • Publisher : Harlequin
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 262 Readers
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Once upon a time there was a scheming, lying tart who cared for nothing but her own pleasures and her shoe collection. Once the peerlessly beautiful Lady Catriona, consort to the king, Cat's fortunes fall far when her aged husband dies. The king's wizard turns her into a cat and tries to drown her in the mill pond. Fortunately Cat is a clever survivor and enlists the help of Julian, the miller's youngest son, in her plan for revenge. She originally sees Julian as a mere pawn for her plans to break her curse, but as they work together Cat comes to know and care for him. Even if the curse can be broken, can a good-hearted man love a woman who has been as vain and selfish as Cat? 34,000 words

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats PDF Book By T. S. Eliot

Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats

  • Author: T. S. Eliot
  • ISBN Code: : 0571346146
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Page : 72 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reviews : 717 Readers
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The naming of Cats is a difficult matter, It isn't just one of your holiday games; You may think at first I'm as mad as a hatter When I tell you, a cat must have THREE DIFFERENT NAMES. So begins one of the best-known poetry collections of all time. The practical cats need no introduction, but this stunning new full-colour version, illustrated by Júlia Sardà, is the perfect companion to Old Toffer's Dogs. Whether you are a cat or a dog person, you will be enchanted by Júlia's highly original interpretation.

Cat's Eye PDF Book By Margaret Atwood

Cat's Eye

  • Author: Margaret Atwood
  • ISBN Code: : 1551994895
  • Publisher : Emblem Editions
  • Page : 592 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 143 Readers
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Controversial painter Elaine Risley returns from Vancouver for a retrospective of her work. Here, in Toronto, the city of her youth, she confronts the submerged layers of her past – her unconventional family, her eccentric and brilliant brother, the self-righteous Mrs. Smeath, and the two men Elaine later came to love in diverse and sometimes disastrous ways. But it is the enigmatic Cordelia, once her tormentor, then her best friend, whose elusive yet powerful presence in her life Elaine finally comes to understand. The realm of childhood and growing up, with its secrecies, cruelties, betrayals, and terrors, has never been so brilliantly evoked. By turns disquieting, humorous, compassionate, haunting and mordant, Cat’s Eye is vintage Atwood.

Catalyst PDF Book By Anne McCaffrey,Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

Catalyst

  • Author: Anne McCaffrey,Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
  • ISBN Code: : 0345518977
  • Publisher : Del Rey
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 162 Readers
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Pilot, navigator, engineer, doctor, scientist—ship's cat? All are essential to the well-staffed space vessel. Since the early days of interstellar travel, when Tuxedo Thomas, a Maine coon cat, showed what a cat could do for a ship and its crew, the so-called Barque Cats have become highly prized crew members. Thomas's carefully bred progeny, ably assisted by humans—Cat Persons—with whom they share a deep and loving bond, now travel the galaxy, responsible for keeping spacecraft free of vermin, for alerting human crews to potential environmental hazards, and for acting as morale officers. Even among Barque Cats, Chessie is something special. Her pedigree, skills, and intelligence, as well as the close rapport she has with her human, Janina, make her the most valuable crew member aboard the Molly Daise. And the litter of kittens in her belly only adds to her value. Then the unthinkable happens. Chessie is kidnapped—er, catnapped—from Dr. Jared Vlast's vet clinic at Hood Station by a grizzled spacer named Carl Poindexter. But Chessie's newborn kittens turn out to be even more extraordinary than their mother. For while Chessie's connection to Janina is close and intuitive, the bond that the kitten Chester forms with Carl's son, Jubal, is downright telepathic. And when Chester is sent into space to learn his trade, neither he nor Jubal will rest until they're reunited. But the announcement of a widespread epidemic affecting livestock on numerous planets throws their future into doubt. Suddenly the galactic government announces a plan to impound and possibly destroy all exposed animals. Not even the Barque Cats will be spared. With the clock racing against them, Janina, Jubal, Dr. Vlast, and a handful of very special kittens will join forces with the mysterious Pshaw-Ra—an alien-looking cat with a hidden agenda—to save the Barque Cats, other animals, and quite possibly the universe as they know it from total destruction. BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Anne McCaffrey and Elizabeth Ann Scarborough's Catacombs.

A Tabby-cat's Tale PDF Book By Han Dong

A Tabby-cat's Tale

  • Author: Han Dong
  • ISBN Code: : 191142078X
  • Publisher : Canelo
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 453 Readers
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‘A celebration of the simple freedoms of being human, and the everyday joys of small stories’ Asymptote Tabby isn’t an ordinary house-cat. Though he’s the most beautiful, captivating animal to grace the rooftops of Nanjing, Tabby is also prone to unpredictable outbursts of clawing and scratching, and to raging incontinence, and he has a slightly out-of-control flea problem. But he is beloved. And despite the trouble he causes with the neighbors, the sleepless nights he forces their aging mother to suffer through, and the wedge he nearly drives between the narrator’s brother and his wife, Tabby becomes the singular obsession of the entire household. In fact, life outside of Tabby fades into insignificance, and he soon wields a beguiling, incomprehensible, and inescapable dominion over them all. Written with verve and a slightly twisted comic imagination for readers of Takashi Hiraide or Haruki Murakami, A Tabby-cat’s Tale is as delightful as it is charming. Han Dong was born in 1961 in Nanjing, China. His parents were banished to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution, taking him with them. When the Cultural Revolution ended, he studied philosophy at Shandong University, graduating in 1982. Han Dong has been a major player on the modern Chinese literary scene since the 1990s, and his first novel Banished! (2003) was translated into English in 2009.

Solomon’s Tale PDF Book By Sheila Jeffries

Solomon’s Tale

  • Author: Sheila Jeffries
  • ISBN Code: : 000752384X
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Page : 272 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 733 Readers
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Books Synopsis

The story of a little cat who saved a family in crisis.

The Nine Lives of A Cat: A Tale of Wonder PDF Book By Charles H. Bennett

The Nine Lives of A Cat: A Tale of Wonder

  • Author: Charles H. Bennett
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Good Press
  • Page : 340 pages
  • Genre : Poetry
  • Reviews : 216 Readers
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"The Nine Lives of A Cat: A Tale of Wonder" by Charles H. Bennett. Published by Good Press. Good Press publishes a wide range of titles that encompasses every genre. From well-known classics & literary fiction and non-fiction to forgotten−or yet undiscovered gems−of world literature, we issue the books that need to be read. Each Good Press edition has been meticulously edited and formatted to boost readability for all e-readers and devices. Our goal is to produce eBooks that are user-friendly and accessible to everyone in a high-quality digital format.

Homer's Odyssey PDF Book By Gwen Cooper

Homer's Odyssey

  • Author: Gwen Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 0440338743
  • Publisher : Delacorte Press
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Pets
  • Reviews : 485 Readers
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ONCE IN NINE LIVES, SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY HAPPENS. The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already had two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart. Then Gwen’s veterinarian called with a story about a three-week-old eyeless kitten who’d been abandoned. It was love at first sight. Everyone warned that Homer would always be an “underachiever.” But the kitten nobody believed in quickly grew into a three-pound dynamo with a giant heart who eagerly made friends with every human who crossed his path. Homer scaled seven-foot bookcases with ease, survived being trapped alone for days after 9/11 in an apartment near the World Trade Center, and even saved Gwen’s life when he chased off an intruder who broke into their home in the middle of the night. But it was Homer’s unswerving loyalty, his infinite capacity for love, and his joy in the face of all obstacles that transformed Gwen’s life. And by the time she met the man she would marry, she realized that Homer had taught her the most valuable lesson of all: Love isn’t something you see with your eyes. BONUS: This edition contains a new afterword and an excerpt from Gwen Cooper's Love Saves the Day.

The Black Cat PDF Book By Edgar Allan Poe

The Black Cat

  • Author: Edgar Allan Poe
  • ISBN Code: : N.a
  • Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
  • Page : pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 822 Readers
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"The Black Cat" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. It was first published in the August 19, 1843, edition of The Saturday Evening Post. It is a study of the psychology of guilt, often paired in analysis with Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart". In both, a murderer carefully conceals his crime and believes himself unassailable, but eventually breaks down and reveals himself, impelled by a nagging reminder of his guilt.

Cat's Cradle PDF Book By Kurt Vonnegut

Cat's Cradle

  • Author: Kurt Vonnegut
  • ISBN Code: : 0307567273
  • Publisher : Dial Press
  • Page : 304 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 338 Readers
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“A free-wheeling vehicle . . . an unforgettable ride!”—The New York Times Cat’s Cradle is Kurt Vonnegut’s satirical commentary on modern man and his madness. An apocalyptic tale of this planet’s ultimate fate, it features a midget as the protagonist, a complete, original theology created by a calypso singer, and a vision of the future that is at once blackly fatalistic and hilariously funny. A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat’s Cradle is one of the twentieth century’s most important works—and Vonnegut at his very best. “[Vonnegut is] an unimitative and inimitable social satirist.”—Harper’s Magazine “Our finest black-humorist . . . We laugh in self-defense.”—Atlantic Monthly

The Travelling Cat Chronicles PDF Book By Hiro Arikawa

The Travelling Cat Chronicles

  • Author: Hiro Arikawa
  • ISBN Code: : 0735235244
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Page : 208 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 331 Readers
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We take journeys to explore exotic new places and to return to the comforts of home, to visit old acquaintances and to make new friends. But the most important journey is the one that shows us how to follow our hearts... An instant and international bestseller, The Travelling Cat Chronicles has charmed readers around the world. With simple yet descriptive prose, this novel gives voice to Nana the cat and his owner, Satoru, as they take to the road on a journey with no other purpose than to visit three of Satoru's longtime friends. Or so Nana is led to believe... With his crooked tail--a sign of good fortune--and adventurous spirit, Nana is the perfect companion for the man who took him in as a stray. As they travel in a silver van across Japan, with its ever-changing scenery and seasons, they will learn the true meaning of courage and gratitude, of loyalty and love.

The Cat in the Hat PDF Book By Dr. Seuss

The Cat in the Hat

  • Author: Dr. Seuss
  • ISBN Code: : 0385372019
  • Publisher : RH Childrens Books
  • Page : 72 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 146 Readers
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Books Synopsis

Have a ball with Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat in this classic picture book...but don't forget to clean up your mess! A dreary day turns into a wild romp when this beloved story introduces readers to the Cat in the Hat and his troublemaking friends, Thing 1 and Thing 2. A favorite among kids, parents and teachers, this story uses simple words and basic ryhme to encourage and delight beginning readers. Then he said "That is that." And then he was gone With a tip of his hat. Originally created by Dr. Seuss himself, Beginner Books are fun, funny, and easy to read. These unjacketed hardcover early readers encourage children to read all on their own, using simple words and illustrations. Smaller than the classic large format Seuss picture books like The Lorax and Oh, The Places You’ll Go!, these portable packages are perfect for practicing readers ages 3-7, and lucky parents too!

It's Like This, Cat PDF Book By Emily Neville

It's Like This, Cat

  • Author: Emily Neville
  • ISBN Code: : 0486820696
  • Publisher : Courier Dover Publications
  • Page : 192 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 805 Readers
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"Superb. The best junior novel I've ever read about big-city life." — The New York Times. After another fight with Pop, 14-year-old Dave storms out of their apartment and nearly gets hit by a car. Kate, the local cat lady, comes to the rescue, and Dave returns home with an ally: Cat, the stray tom that becomes Dave's confidante and his key to new friendships and experiences. Cat inadvertently leads Dave to Tom, a troubled 19-year-old who needs help, and Mary, a shy girl who opens Dave's eyes and ears to music and theater. Even the Cat-related confrontations with Pop take on a new spirit, with less shouting and more understanding. It's Like This, Cat offers a vivid tour of New York City in the 1960s. From the genteel environs of Gramercy Park to a bohemian corner of Coney Island, the atmospheric journey is punctuated by stickball games, pastrami sandwiches, and a ride on the Staten Island Ferry. Recounted with humor, a remarkably realistic teenage voice, and Emil Weiss's pitch-perfect illustrations, this 1964 Newbery Award-winning tale recaptures the excitement and challenges of growing up in the big city.

A Street Cat Named Bob PDF Book By James Bowen

A Street Cat Named Bob

  • Author: James Bowen
  • ISBN Code: : 1444737139
  • Publisher : Hodder & Stoughton
  • Page : 288 pages
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Reviews : 228 Readers
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The original bestseller and heartwarming story of the life-saving friendship between a man and his streetwise cat '[Bob] has entranced London like no feline since the days of Dick Whittington.' (Evening Standard) 'A heartwarming tale with a message of hope' (Daily Mail) 'Reminded me how amazing having a cat can be' (Glamour) * * * * * * * * The uplifting true story of an unlikely friendship between a man on the streets of Covent Garden and the ginger cat who adopts him and helps him heal his life. Now a major motion picture starring Luke Treadaway. When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent tom cat, whom he quickly christened Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas. Soon the two were inseparable and their diverse, comic and occasionally dangerous adventures would transform both their lives, slowly healing the scars of each other's troubled pasts. A Street Cat Named Bob is a moving and uplifting story that will touch the heart of anyone who reads it. IF you love A Street Cat Named Bob, don't miss The Little Book of Bob, the new book from James and Bob.

The Cat on the Dovrefell PDF Book By Tomie dePaola

The Cat on the Dovrefell

  • Author: Tomie dePaola
  • ISBN Code: : 1534466614
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Page : 32 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 714 Readers
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A very large cat may be the key to saving Christmas in this wryly humorous retelling of the Norwegian fairytale The Cat on the Dovrefjell. When a man captures a great white bear, he is determined to bring it as a gift to the king of Finnmark. But to do that, first he must cross the Dovrefells—a mountain covered in snow and ice—in the middle of winter. On Christmas Eve, he reaches the house of a man named Halvor, and asks if he can stay the night. Halvor warns that every year on Christmas Eve, trolls come down from the mountains to take over his home, but the man and his polar bear think they may just be able to help...

Hey, Duck! PDF Book By Carin Bramsen

Hey, Duck!

  • Author: Carin Bramsen
  • ISBN Code: : 0375986731
  • Publisher : Random House Books for Young Readers
  • Page : 40 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Fiction
  • Reviews : 342 Readers
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Perfect for fans of Mo Willems' Elephant and Piggie series! An adorable little duckling is trying to befriend another "duck," but he is oblivious to the fact that his potential pal is actually a cat. Though resistant and stubborn at first, the cat soon realizes labels don't matter in the least--and before you know it, meowing and quacking are one and the same. Look for these other books featuring Duck and Cat: Just a Duck! Sleepover Duck (available 1/2/18) Praise for Carin Bramsen's Duck and Cat books! Hey, Duck! "A sweet, tender and charming experience to read aloud or together." - Kirkus Reviews ". . . should tickle preschoolers." - Publishers Weekly Just a Duck? "Outstanding . . . An endearing story for group or one-on-one sharing." - School Library Journal "The tale is equal in every way to the visual appeal . . . Sweet, tender and delightful." - Kirkus Reviews "A gently funny story of the differences, similarities, and compromises that make for rewarding friendships" - Publishers Weekly 2016 Buckeye Book Award nominee!

Cat Carrier Tango PDF Book By Gwen Cooper

Cat Carrier Tango

  • Author: Gwen Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1946885924
  • Publisher : BenBella Books
  • Page : 26 pages
  • Genre : Pets
  • Reviews : 710 Readers
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There are a million cat stories in the naked city. This is one of them . . . There are days when everything seems to go wrong—days that can crack even the hardiest New Yorker: your cab breaks down, an address that Google Maps assures you exists is nowhere to be found, nobody you ask for directions has any idea what you're talking about, you lose your cell phone, it starts to rain and you can't find your umbrella . . . Throw in trying to get three fussy felines to their first appointment with a new vet on time, and that's the day Gwen Cooper is having. As she treks the streets of Manhattan with her three cranky (and surprisingly heavy!) cats in tow, the real question isn't if she'll make it to the vet's office on schedule—it's whether her sanity will still be intact by the time she gets there. A hilarious account of one long day's wacky adventures and misadventures, "Cat Carrier Tango" is the fourth installment in the Curl Up with a Cat Tale monthly story series from Gwen Cooper, author of the smash hit Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale. Meant to be read in a warm bubble bath, or with a glass of wine in hand, it's sure to keep you laughing from start to finish!

A Cat's Tale PDF Book By Susanna Fantich

A Cat's Tale

  • Author: Susanna Fantich
  • ISBN Code: : 9781458205261
  • Publisher : Abbott Press
  • Page : 210 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 857 Readers
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Fifteen-year-old Isadora was born with a deformity: silver hair. Though she dyes it an average brown and has perfected blending into the background, she battles with always feeling like a secret freak. Things worsen when her mother remarries. Isadora and her new stepbrother, Cheyenne, have little interest in each other or their new home--- until they discover an unsettling story about a sixteen-year-old girl who went missing from their home, never to be heard from again. Obsessed with the details of the girl’s disappearance, Isadora’s best friend, Heather, consults with an old Ouija board, ripping the veil between our worlds wide open. Heather vanishes, as does Isadora’s mother. Bit by bit, Isadora and Cheyenne, along with their wise cat Serena get sucked into an ancient realm long forgotten by humans--- an enchanted land where nothing is what it seems, where nothing can be taken for granted. Before Isadora can save anyone, she will have to dive deep into an unfamiliar world--- one that holds the darkest truths to her fears and family secrets, leaving her to face an intimate threat that will change her life forever . . .

A Cat's Tale PDF Book By Carol Lilly

A Cat's Tale

  • Author: Carol Lilly
  • ISBN Code: : 1425742327
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 48 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reviews : 570 Readers
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This is a true story about how Carol and her daughter, Claire, adopted their pet cat, Hermione. Dr. Roggendorf is a real veterinarian, practicing in Georgetown, Texas. Hermione is still alive, well, and continuing her adventures. Carol has plans to relay more of her tales in future publications.

PRISSY: A CAT'S TALE PDF Book By Jan Kinsman

PRISSY: A CAT'S TALE

  • Author: Jan Kinsman
  • ISBN Code: : 1491809094
  • Publisher : Author House
  • Page : 24 pages
  • Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Reviews : 366 Readers
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This is a true story about a beautiful, smart, inquisitive Ragdoll cat, and her brothers, Pete and Tigger, her sister, Speckles. Prissy takes you through the daily tales of her adventures at home and in her neighborhood. She will fill your heart with her overwhelming emotions, and with the love she shows for her family. Children will be entertained, and they will use their imagination far beyond her adventures, when they read her story.

Spray Anything PDF Book By Gwen Cooper

Spray Anything

  • Author: Gwen Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1948836262
  • Publisher : BenBella Books
  • Page : 28 pages
  • Genre : Pets
  • Reviews : 566 Readers
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A real-life tale of feline love at first sight . . . It's rare for two cats to even tolerate each other the first time they meet. But when Bruiser the backyard feral and Fanny the housecat lock eyes, they're instantly smitten. Seeking out glimpses of each other through the windowed door that separates them, they exchange "gifts" (toy mice from Fanny, real mice from Bruiser), try to touch paws through the glass, and hope to someday meet in purr-son. But it's more than glass that keeps them apart—can true love ever tame the wild-at-heart outdoor cat? The seventh entry in the continuing Curl Up with a Cat Tale series—true-life cat stories by Gwen Cooper, New York Times bestselling author of the smash hit Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—"Spray Anything" is a love story for the ages that you won't want to miss!

Fanny Trouble PDF Book By Gwen Cooper

Fanny Trouble

  • Author: Gwen Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1948836092
  • Publisher : BenBella Books
  • Page : 25 pages
  • Genre : Pets
  • Reviews : 937 Readers
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Even the sweetest cat can turn salty when it comes to food . . . Fanny the cat is the classic "good daughter"—a petite and pretty rescue with a shy, affectionate disposition who's thoroughly doted on by her besotted humans. But the day she discovers dry food (otherwise known as "kitty crack") for the first time, Fanny goes from angelic to devilish literally overnight. As her hapless human mom tries to cope with the new regime of pre-dawn wake-up calls (feed me NOW!) and all-day caterwauling, the question remains: Can a skinny cat's newfound food addiction ever be tamed? The sixth installment in the monthly Curl Up with a Cat Tale series by Gwen Cooper—author of the smash-hit Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—"Fanny Trouble" is a hilarious and ultimately touching tribute to the things we do to make our cats happy. If you're the human slave to your own fussy feline, you won't want to miss it!

The Picasso of Pee PDF Book By Gwen Cooper

The Picasso of Pee

  • Author: Gwen Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1946885916
  • Publisher : BenBella Books
  • Page : 33 pages
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Reviews : 850 Readers
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Some cats have "accidents" on rugs or furniture. This wily cat raises outside-the-litter-box thinking to an art form! Vashti was a drop-dead gorgeous, snow-white rescue cat whose sweet temper and gentle nature made her irresistible to all. But behind this femme fatale's angelic façade lurked a crafty feline mind and a steely determination to retain sole possession of the person she loved most—by any means necessary. Vashti's challenging, creative spirit would leave its mark on her human's heart as the years went by—and also on the furniture, clothing, and cherished belongings of the friends and boyfriends she viewed as competition for her "mom's" affections. Along the way, Vashti would teach her human mom what true love looks like: rare, beautiful, and more than a little messy. A riotously funny and ultimately tender exploration of the ineffable bonds between human and feline, "The Picasso of Pee" is the latest entry from the Curl Up with a Cat Tale series—true-life short stories from Gwen Cooper, bestselling author of the smash hit Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale. It's the purr-fect read for anyone who knows what it means to love a cat unconditionally, and to be loved wholeheartedly in return.

I Choo-Choo-Choose You! PDF Book By Gwen Cooper

I Choo-Choo-Choose You!

  • Author: Gwen Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1946885835
  • Publisher : BenBella Books
  • Page : 31 pages
  • Genre : Pets
  • Reviews : 963 Readers
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Before there was Homer the Blind Wonder Cat, there was Scarlett—the adorable, maddeningly aloof, gray rescue tabby . . . Every cat lover remembers the very first feline they fell in love with. For celebrated cat writer Gwen Cooper, that first love is Scarlett—a pint-sized rescue kitten with a king-sized personality. A natural-born troublemaker and wary at first after life on the streets, Scarlett is quick to win hearts with her kittenish mischief, but slow to open her own heart to the woman who saved her. Yet as the months go by, and bonds of trust are painstakingly forged link by link, Gwen begins to realize that the love you have to earn just may be the love that means the most. Poignant, tender, and laugh-out-loud funny, "I Choo-Choo-Choose You!" is the first in the Curl Up with a Cat Tale series of true short stories from Gwen Cooper—bestselling author of the smash hit Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—and sure to warm the heart of any cat enthusiast. Read and fall in love for the first time all over again!

Cat Tales PDF Book By Dr. Sharon Eisen,Linda Francese

Cat Tales

  • Author: Dr. Sharon Eisen,Linda Francese
  • ISBN Code: : 1469121921
  • Publisher : Xlibris Corporation
  • Page : 219 pages
  • Genre : Pets
  • Reviews : 706 Readers
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Cat Tales is a collection of stories that will take you on a journey of your heart and mind. Youll read about Pat who is convinced that a kitten saved her life when she had all but given up her battle with cancer. Then theres Christine who discovered that a cat named Sydney turned out to be her best friend when she needed friendship the most. Renas most unusual request for Dr. Eisen left everyone reevaluating the importance of feline companionship. When Tiffany needed help from the other side of the Atlantic, it was her human cousin in the United States that helped save her life. Then theres Tivo, the shy cat, who forged a bond that taught Greg and his family to accept and embrace a common disability that affects many children and adults today. Youll spend time with Cindy who knows that even the most forgotten felines can become the most loveable and cherished cats of all. Some stories will make you purr, some will make you mew and all will make you tenderly remember those unforgettable felines in your own life; those cats that left indelible paw prints in your heart forever.

Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen PDF Book By Gwen Cooper

Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen

  • Author: Gwen Cooper
  • ISBN Code: : 1946885886
  • Publisher : BenBella Books
  • Page : 21 pages
  • Genre : Pets
  • Reviews : 877 Readers
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Can work, family life, and sanity itself survive a three-legged cat's one-track obsession? Clayton "the Tripod" is a special-needs rescue who quickly established himself as king of the house—a "loveable doofus" and natural clown with a heart big enough for ten cats. The day he teaches himself to play fetch, however, Clayton transforms from loving lap cat to ruthless slave driver, demanding round-the-clock games of toss/retrieve/repeat from his hapless human mom. He interrupts her work, her sleep, even her alone time with her husband. But how can any loving (if exhausted!) cat parent look into an adorable feline's big hopeful eyes and say no? From the Curl Up with a Cat Tale series of true-life short stories from Gwen Cooper—bestselling author of the smash hit Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—"Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen" is full of Gwen's trademark humor and heart. It's a tale sure to resonate with animal lovers everywhere.

Dog’S Pause for Cat’S Tale PDF Book By Carlotta Fuerstenberg

Dog’S Pause for Cat’S Tale

  • Author: Carlotta Fuerstenberg
  • ISBN Code: : 1480826642
  • Publisher : Archway Publishing
  • Page : 54 pages
  • Genre : Nature
  • Reviews : 836 Readers
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Sandy and her fellow dog friend, Rascal, happily spend their days wrestling and chasing each other. But one day they decide they need a little excitement and venture to a fence where they soon encounter Tiger, a cat who loves to chat. After Sandy and Rascal invite the cat over the fence to play, the dogs learn all about the things cats like to do. From playing with string to exploring the world to sharpening claws on a tree, the dogs soon realize that cats are a lot like them--only even more curious! In this colorful childrens story, two bored dogs meet a friendly cat who teaches them how to live in harmony and embrace the joys of true friendship.