Cat Stories

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Between these covers, teller and tales finally meet in a warm and joyful new collection that will bring delight to the hearts of readers the world over: James Herriot's Cat Stories. Here are Buster, the kitten who arrived on Christmas; Alfred, the cat at the sweet shop; little Emily, who lived with the gentleman tramp; and Olly and Ginny, the kittens who charmed readers when they first appeared at the Herriots' house in the worldwide bestseller Every Living Thing. And along with these come others, each story as ...
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Overview

Between these covers, teller and tales finally meet in a warm and joyful new collection that will bring delight to the hearts of readers the world over: James Herriot's Cat Stories. Here are Buster, the kitten who arrived on Christmas; Alfred, the cat at the sweet shop; little Emily, who lived with the gentleman tramp; and Olly and Ginny, the kittens who charmed readers when they first appeared at the Herriots' house in the worldwide bestseller Every Living Thing. And along with these come others, each story as memorable and heartwarming as the last, each told with that magical blend of gentle wit and human compassion that marks every word from James Herriot's pen.

This enchanting collection features amusing and poignant stores about one of the Yorkshire vet's favorite animals. 2 cassettes.

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Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
Viewers of Herriot's TV series All Creatures Great and Small will find themselves in familiar territory here. We meet Olly and Ginny, feral kittens who disdained indoor life. Frisks's ``spells'' were a puzzle until Herriot learned that the cat licked the medicine saucer of its owner, a terminal cancer patient. Oscar, an injured stray was notable for attending public meetings. Moses, a black kitten, joined a litter of pigs and was accepted by the sow. These heartwarming stories should make an ideal gift for cat lovers. Illustrations not seen by PW. (Sept.)
Library Journal
Books by the beloved Yorkshire veterinarian, best-selling author of such titles as All Creatures Great and Small, Every Living Thing, and James Herriot's Dog Stories, are always welcome. Cat lovers in particular will cheer this collection of favorite cat tales from Herriot's veterinary practice. Retired after over 50 years in practice, Herriot continues to entertain young and old alike with his storytelling ability. His current collection includes "Alfred, the Sweet-Shop Cat," "Boris and Mrs. Bond's Cat Establishment," "Moses Found Among the Rushes," and others. Guaranteed to warm the hearts of readers of all ages, this book is sure to be in demand. [Previewed in Prepub Alert, LJ 5/15/94.]-Edell Marie Schaefer, Brookfield P.L., Wis.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781559273350
  • Publisher: Macmillan Audio
  • Publication date: 12/1/1994
  • Format: Cassette
  • Edition description: 2 Cassettes
  • Product dimensions: 4.94 (w) x 7.00 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Alfred: The Sweet-Shop Cat 1
Oscar: The Socialite Cat 21
Boris and Mrs. Bond's Cat Establishment 47
Olly and Ginny: Two Kittens Who Came to Stay 63
Emily and the Gentleman of the Road 83
Olly and Ginny Settle In 105
Moses Found Among the Rushes 113
Frisk: The Cat with Many Lives 123
Olly and Ginny: The Greatest Triumph 135
Buster: The Feline Retriever 149
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