The Cat Who Came For Christmas

by Cleveland Amory | Biographies & Memoirs |
ISBN: 0552164100 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingdark-dracowing of Ledbury, Herefordshire United Kingdom on 9/27/2020
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Journal Entry 1 by wingdark-dracowing from Ledbury, Herefordshire United Kingdom on Sunday, September 27, 2020
This is one of those books that you kind of know what to expect, but you don't mind reading anyway. It's a 'nice' story of a professed 'dog' man who, although heavily involved in animal advocacy, has no pets of his own. When he if pressed to help rescue a stray kitten on Christmas Eve, he ends up with a friend for life ... or at least another living creature that rules his life!

The author does go off topic on occasion, but they're hugely interesting and varied interruptions - the history of the Beverley Hills Hotel, saving seals from being killed for fur, famous people and their cats .... all while he works out how to live with a very opinionated cat.

I think that while reading this, you have to remember that it was published a while ago now and some of the attitudes he goes on about have very much changed (or at least they have in the UK if not elsewhere), so his rants seem slightly meaningless. But on the whole I found this an entertaining, funny in places, read ... and at least he avoided the usual unhappy ending that such animal books usually have!

Journal Entry 2 by wingdark-dracowing at Birthday RABCK, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom on Monday, October 12, 2020

Released 2 wks ago (10/12/2020 UTC) at Birthday RABCK, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- United Kingdom

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This book has been released as part of the Cfreckle’s UK Birthday RABCK Group 2020. I hope you like your goodies and have a brilliant day.

Journal Entry 3 by dolph1n at Chester, Cheshire United Kingdom on Thursday, October 15, 2020
Thank you for this book which looks like it is just my cup of tea.. Thanks also for all the other lovely birthday gifts

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