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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 24 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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  • Posted September 5, 2012

    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.

    1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 4, 2012

    I was recomennded this by a friend........

    I have read the Dewey Readmore Books the library cat by Vicki Myron. That book was the best true story ever, try them! But This sounds amazing since its true too! But does Homer die or when was this book published? I will try the sample now....dont forget to try dewey readmore books!

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 15, 2011

    Disappointed..in this book

    This is the 2nd book I've purchased lately that has been way less interesting that I thought. Way too much stage setting. Maybe I need to get a free chapter from now on??

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