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. Bonus: this edition contains a new afterword and an excerpt from Gwen Cooper's Love Saves the Day.
Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat #ad - 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. She already had two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart.
Once in nine lives, something extraordinary happens. The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. Then gwen’s veterinarian called with a story about a three-week-old eyeless kitten who’d been abandoned.
Homer and the Holiday Miracle: A True StoryBenBella Books #ad - Homer, doctors had warned that homer—a tiny, returns this holiday season with an ins-purr-ational tale filled with holiday cheer!Fifteen years earlier, the world-renowned Blind Wonder Cat, sightless kitten—was unlikely to survive and probably wouldn’t have much of a life even if he did. Miraculously and against all the odds, however, saved his human mom’s life when he chased a late-night burglar from their apartment, Homer grew into a feline dynamo who scaled seven-foot bookcases with ease, and rose to global fame—paving the way for other special-needs animals once considered “unadoptable.
Now, only two weeks before christmas, with doctors once again decreeing that Homer didn’t have much time—that he wouldn’t even make it to Christmas Eve—Homer showed everyone that he still had one more miracle left in him. The heroic blind cat proved again, once and for all, that hope and love aren’t things you see with your eyes.
Homer and the Holiday Miracle: A True Story #ad - You see them with your heart. Humorous and heartwarming, Homer and the Holiday Miracle will leave you filled with the true spirit of the season. It’s the ideal stocking-stuffer for the cat lover on your list—and the perfect holiday treat for yourself. Read and rejoice! .
Homer: The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat#ad - The odds had always been stacked against Homer, the blind kitten nobody wanted. He became the scourge and darling of the reporters, videographers, bloggers, photographers, and radio hosts who clamored to meet him—dragging his hapless human behind him as he greeted fame with his usual joie de vivre and occasional “catitude.
He became a spokes-cat for the cause of special-needs animals everywhere, and eventually the wise older mentor to the new special-needs kitten who would enter his and Gwen’s lives. But destiny took a hand the day he met gwen cooper, and with the publication twelve years later of the international bestseller "Homer’s Odyssey, " Homer went from beloved house cat to world-wide star.
Homer: The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat #ad - Most importantly, homer taught those who loved him best how to live and die with courage and joy—and left behind a rescue community of “Homer’s Heroes” that continues to save countless lives in his name. By turns humorous and tender, 115-page sequel concludes the adventures of Homer the Blind Wonder Cat—the fearless feline who proved that love isn’t something you see with your eyes, this beautifully written, that even the smallest of creatures can make a big difference, and that true love lives forever.
My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five FelinesBenBella Books #ad - And homer, the blind wonder Cat himself, returns triumphant in new tales of life and love after worldwide fame. Sure to be treasured by cat lovers everywhere, My Life in a Cat House will leave you laughing out loud, shedding an occasional tear, and hugging your own cat a little bit closer. Read and rejoice!
Celebrate the human-feline bond with all its joys, mysteries, and life-changing moments. Gwen cooper—author of the blockbuster bestseller homer’s odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life With a Blind Wonder Cat—returns with the ongoing adventures of her much-beloved, world-famous fur family.
Ideal for new readers and longtime fans alike, this memoir told in eight purr-fect cat stories is filled with all the humor and heart Gwen’s devoted readership has come to know and love. Raised in a dog-loving family, Gwen never pictured herself as a “cat person. But from the very first feline she adopted—an adorable five-week-old rescue kitten, slow to learn how to trust after life on the streets—Gwen was smitten.
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. Little does he realize that this cat will shortly become more important to him than he can possibly imagine. As shawn’s personal life begins to shift in ways he never saw coming, Kitty remains a constant source of stability and comfort. They are planning a wedding and have bought a new home. 2017 readers' favorite award winner in the "non-fiction - animals" genreaward-Winning Finalist in the "Animals/Pets: Narrative Non-Fiction" Category of the 2017 International Book AwardsShawn Flynn and his fiancée are excited to start their new life together.
THE KITTY: Who Rescued Me After I Rescued Him #ad - The last thing the two of them need right now is a new cat. But their recently purchased house seems to come complete with a stray orange feline—a cat with a vibrant personality and a talent for mousing. Shawn gave kitty a home, and now Kitty gives Shawn the love he needs to heal. In the spirit of james bowen's best seller a street cat named Bob, THE KITTY is a touching and inspiring story of heartfelt companionship that offers an uplifting perspective on what it means to find true friendship in this world.
So shawn soon finds himself with a regular companion.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their EyesFitCat Publishing #ad - Cats that people ignored, or worse, abused. But at some point, fate stepped in and changed the lives of these three cats and nine others. Winner, compilations/anthologies, San Francisco Book Festival 2015 and Holiday Book Festival 2015. What do a cozy mystery star, an award-winning blogger and a library supervisor have in common? They are all cats.
. Once homeless cast-offs that were living on the streets or in the wild. Human authors might have made these stories too saccharine and sentimental, but when they are viewed through the cats’ own eyes, tragic, they become funny, earthy and inspiring. This collection was carefully compiled and edited by Janiss Garza, renowned author and columnist for CatChannel.
Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes #ad - Com. Rescued: the stories of 12 cats, through their Eyes contains the true-life stories of these cats—but each one is told through the feline’s own point of view.
A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My LifeThomas Dunne Books #ad - But bob had other ideas. This instant classic about the power of love between man and animal has taken the world by storm and is a perfect gift book for cat lovers. Yet james couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent but very sick animal, whom he named Bob. The instant new york times Bestseller!James is a street musician struggling to make ends meet.
Bob is a stray cat looking for somewhere warm to sleep. When james and bob meet, they forge a never-to-be-forgotten friendship that has been charming readers from Thailand to Turkey. A street cat named bob is an international sensation, landing on the bestseller list in England for 52 consecutive weeks and selling in 26 countries around the world.
A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life #ad - When street musician james bowen found an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building, he had no idea how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London, barely making enough money to feed himself, and the last thing he needed was a pet. He slowly nursed bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining that he would never see him again.
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Dewey: the small-town library Cat Who Touched the World was a blockbuster bestseller and a publishing phenomenon. Dewey touched readers everywhere, who realized that no matter how difficult their lives might seem, or how ordinary their talents, they can-and should-make a positive difference to those around them.
Dewey's Nine Lives: The Legacy of the Small-Town Library Cat Who Inspired Millions #ad - No doubt about it, Dewey has created a community. Vicki learned, through extensive interviews and story sharing, what made these cats special, and how they fit into Dewey's community of perseverance and love. Now, dewey is back, with even more heartwarming moments and life lessons to share. The amazing felines in this book include Dewey, whose further never-before-told adventures are shared, of course, and several others who Vicki found out about when their owners reached out to her.
From a divorced mother in alaska who saved a drowning kitten on christmas Eve to a troubled Vietnam veteran whose heart was opened by his long relationship with a rescued cat, care, and, cry, these Dewey-style stories will inspire readers to laugh, most importantly, believe in the magic of animals to touch individual lives.
It has sold nearly a million copies, spawned three children's books, and will be the basis for an upcoming movie.
Love Saves the Day: A NovelBantam #ad - They’re carrying boxes. Prudence, a cat like no other, is sure to steal your heart. Praise for love saves the Day “Prudence is a sassy but sensitive feline heroine. Time“Unforgettably moving. From prudence’s perch on the windowsill she sees Laura, the daughter who hardly ever comes to visit Sarah, arrive with her new husband.
. Like how sometimes the best way to catch a mouse that’s right in front of you is to back up before you pounce. So notes prudence, the irresistible brown tabby at the center of Gwen Cooper’s tender, utterly unforgettable novel, joyful, which is mostly told through the eyes of this curious and occasionally cranky feline.
Love Saves the Day: A Novel #ad - When five-week-old prudence meets a woman named Sarah in a deserted construction site on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, she knows she’s found the human she was meant to adopt. With prudence’s help laura will learn that the past, like a mother’s love, never dies. Poignant, insightful, healing, love saves the Day is a story of hope, and laugh-out-loud funny, and how the love of an animal can make all of us better humans.
. That story ultimately serves as the basis to understanding the emotional subtexts of these authentic, well-drawn characters. Shelf Awareness. It’s a novel for anyone who’s ever lost a loved one, wondered what their cat was really thinking, or fallen asleep with a purring feline nestled in their arms.
Molly: The True Story of the Amazing Dog Who Rescues CatsCeladon Books #ad - But through it all, Colin and Molly share an enduring love and affection. Yes, molly is no ordinary deputy, but a black Cocker Spaniel, and this is no ordinary detective agency. She was willful, wayward, and stubborn. As a veteran of the royal Navy and longtime police officer, Colin Butcher was no stranger to dangerous situations.
Where colin was battle-tested, Molly was young and inexperienced. The work is not always easy. And yet, despite his hundreds of successes, there were still heartbreaking cases where Colin couldn’t find the missing on his own. Together, they are the Sherlock and Watson of missing pets. Molly: the true story of the amazing dog who rescues cats tells the heartwarming story of the man-and-dog team behind the United Kingdom Pet Detective Agency—how Colin, rescues Molly the dog, in need of a new lease on life, and how Molly in turn rescues many more beloved lost pets.
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He decided to take a risk and bring on Molly for training. Molly has faced hardships ranging from a near-fatal snakebite to the challenge of winning over Colin’s girlfriend, Sarah.
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. Cat lovers will be delighted to peek into the life of their favorite celebrity cat with the huge eyes, huge heart, and huge personality—and an ever-growing following. For fans of grumpy cat and cats on instagram there's a new cat in town—bailey, abc news, no Ordinary Cat—of the Facebook name, garnering over 2 million views on Ellen's Instagram and videos that have been shared by Good Morning America, is a special cat with a growing fan base, CBS News, and more.
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