Angel Whiskers: Reflections On Loving and Losing a Feline Companion

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Anyone who's ever loved a cat knows the pleasure and comfort these feline companions can bring—and anyone who's ever lost a cat knows the deep sorrow brought on by their passing. This elegant tribute to cats past and present features classic poetry and short stories by authors both famous and unknown, as well as vintage photographs and drawings. These timeless words and pictures offer bereaved owners a chance to express and validate their feelings of grief while celebrating the many qualities that make cats ...

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Overview

Anyone who's ever loved a cat knows the pleasure and comfort these feline companions can bring—and anyone who's ever lost a cat knows the deep sorrow brought on by their passing. This elegant tribute to cats past and present features classic poetry and short stories by authors both famous and unknown, as well as vintage photographs and drawings. These timeless words and pictures offer bereaved owners a chance to express and validate their feelings of grief while celebrating the many qualities that make cats special.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
As she did in her previous book about the bond between humans and dogs (Angel Pawprints), Laurel E. Hunt has gathered essays, poems and illustrations that bear witness to the timeless relationship between people and their cats. Contributors to Angel Whiskers: Reflections on Loving and Losing a Feline Companion include Thomas Hardy, Cleveland Amory, Wendy Wasserstein, George Abbee and 28 others, both well-known and not. To help readers grieving over the loss of a favorite feline, Hunt also includes a list of pet-loss resources. 150 illus. (Feb.) Copyright 2001 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786865789
  • Publisher: Hyperion
  • Publication date: 2/14/2001
  • Edition description: 1 ED
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 1,021,646
  • Product dimensions: 0.56 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 5.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Laurel E. Hunt's lifelong love of animals has led her to become active in pet loss counseling, in pet rescue and adoption, and in promoting the human/animal bond. She is dedicated to furthering the understanding of the enduring bonds that we form with pets. Laurel, a marketing executive in the engineering industry who lives in Pasadena, California, is also the editor of Angel Pawprints.

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