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Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

22 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

An Odyssey well worth the trip

When I first heard of Homer's Odyssey I was thoroughly intrigued, however wary. I had been sent copies of a number of previous books about animals (herein unnamed) and read them voraciously only to discover the animal always died at the end. Because of that singular (...
When I first heard of Homer's Odyssey I was thoroughly intrigued, however wary. I had been sent copies of a number of previous books about animals (herein unnamed) and read them voraciously only to discover the animal always died at the end. Because of that singular (and depressing) fact, I put out the word that I did NOT want to receive any more books about wonderful animals and how they changed people's lives only to find that as the book ended, so did the animal in question.
Therefore, I was more than a little surprised to be sent a copy of Homer's Odyssey. I immediately went to put the book aside, when I saw a piece of paper stuck inside the cover. I opened the book and pulled out a small handwritten note which simply read "Don't worry. He lives."
Homer is an exceptional cat, blind from an early age, and his real life adventure absolutely enthralled me. Far better written than most books in this genre, I found myself as amazed as the author as she learns that Homer is not only unencumbered by his blindness but is actually more capable in other areas because of it. The episode wherein the author discovers Homer's ability to catch flies in mid-air is worth noting.
I definitely recommend this book. All in all it's a fine read and with that in mind I pass on my own note to you...

"Don't worry. He lives."

posted by Robert_C on September 14, 2009

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1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

for all cat lovers

This was so good, but you have to be a cat lover to enjoy it...this cat was unbelievable....and such a sweet story....kept my interest, fast read....cat lovers you wont be able to put down....have passed it on to other cat lovers.

posted by pindian on September 5, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 10, 2014

    Cute story but boring at times

    I was not impressed by the ending. Not how i thought it would end. I got annoyed quite often about how much she would drag on about things in her life and not talk about Homer until she "learned a lesson from how Homer lives". I did enjoy the stories of the cats... not so much her life.

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