8 State Hurricane Kate: The Journey and Legacy of a Katrina Cattle Dog

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2009 Gold Medalist IPPY Awards
2009 Finalist Indie Excellence Awards
2009 Finalist: USA Book News Best Books!
2008 Bronze Medal: ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year!
2008 Nominee: Merial Human-Animal Bond Award!
2008 Premier Book Award Winner!

"If you love dogs, you will love 8 State Hurricane Kate." ...

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Overview

2009 Gold Medalist IPPY Awards
2009 Finalist Indie Excellence Awards
2009 Finalist: USA Book News Best Books!
2008 Bronze Medal: ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year!
2008 Nominee: Merial Human-Animal Bond Award!
2008 Premier Book Award Winner!

"If you love dogs, you will love 8 State Hurricane Kate." -The Bark Magazine

8 State Hurricane Kate is the unforgettable true story of the powerful bond between a cattle dog rescued from a rooftop and the woman who wouldn't give up on her. The heartwarming story of Kate's post-Katrina journey is a testament to the will and perseverance of the dog and human spirit! As they make that courageous journey, new worlds open up for Jenny and Kate, an amazing survivor and teacher. Kate's remarkable story, a tale of love, courage, and compassion, has inspired many. Her legacy is a rescue network that continues to help dogs across the country. 50% of book profits go to the 8 State Kate Fund, providing financial relief for animals in desperate situations. Learn more at www.8StateKate.net.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780578007779
  • Publisher: 8 State Kate Press
  • Publication date: 3/28/2009
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 0.67 (w) x 6.00 (h) x 9.00 (d)

Meet the Author

"...this book is all about encouragement... I... thank Jenny Pavlovic for this great gift of 8 State Hurricane Kate." -Danelle Drake for Reader Views

"Jenny Pavlovic's story should inspire everyone to do a little bit more, to try a little bit harder, and to believe in our abilities to get things done." -Jeff Dorson, Executive Director, Humane-LA

"8 State Hurricane Kate... exemplifies the tremendous spirit of the people of the Gulf Coast, of the animals caught up in the maelstrom, and of the individuals who couldn't stand by and watch it happen without doing something to help." -Amy Maher, Board Chair, Noah's Wish

"An inspiring and challenging book that explodes with passion and primordial wisdom." -Sharon Azar, Guideposts Magazine, Founder of WOOF! rescuing NYC dogs

"Jenny's passion for animals flows freely and gracefully throughout this book, and her deep connection with Kate is a strong testament to what's possible when our hearts are completely open." -Stacy J. Lewis, Author of JAVA: The True Story of a Shelter Dog Who Rescued a Woman

"A story that captures your heart... an exploration of the ties between humans and animals, grief and recovery, and the spiritual side of lending a hand to those in need." -K. Melissa Tooley in the Australian Cattle Dog Quarterly and Urban Dog Magazine

"A touching and motivational story that helps to spread the message... that animals matter." -Gail Monick, Katrina Volunteer, Noah's Wish

"A heartfelt recap... a book for anyone who has adopted a pet and ever wonders where he or she really came from... for anyone who couldn't go to help animals after Katrina, but wished they could." -Kelli Ohrtman of Best Friends Animal Society in the Star Tribune Pet Central Blog

"A deep book that takes the reader to the depths of despair and brings back hope. Buy it, read it and give a copy to a friend. " -Eileen, AZ

"A book you will never forget. This true story takes you through all the wonderful highs and devastating lows of rescue work and reminds you to love with your all - because that is how animals love you back." -J.R., TX

"A moving emotional and spiritual journey... Kate is the symbol for the power of Spirit in times of great adversity." -Dana, GA

"This is one of the most inspirational books I have ever read... There are so many passages... that go straight to the heart." -Lynn, FL

"This book is so well written... I highly recommend it to anyone who loves dogs."-Debra, HI

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  • Posted November 4, 2009

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    An Inspiring and Absorbing Read

    I am puzzled why this book is for sale at Barnes and Noble but there isn't a write up so let me be the first.

    This book is a must read. Jenny Pavlovic was just like us. She heard about Hurricane Katrina but unlike most of us, what she heard, especially about the need for help for the animals, made her take action. She volunteered at ground zero to help with the dogs. Feeding them, walking them, cleaning their cages, etc. in deplorable conditions, not only for the dogs but for the volunteers as well. This was a real eye opener to me.

    While volunteering, Jenny came across an elderly Australian Cattle Dog that she could not get out of her mind. She had to help this old dog because she knew if she didn't she could not live with herself nor did she feel this dog could transport out safely. Trying to go thru the hoops to be an official "foster parent" were unreal but Jenny hung in there and "Kate" came to live with her and her two dogs.

    Being a foster parent to a dog and knowing nothing about it's origins, behavior, etc. was an extremely challenging and costly endeavor, to say the least. You will read all about it.

    Jenny will tell you her journey with Kate. She will also tell you of her on-going volunteer efforts with animals and networks around the country due to the fact that Kate came into her life and changed it forever.

    This book is worth every penny you spend. Not only does a large portion go toward the 8 State Kate Fund, but your life will be enriched as well.

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