Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat's Life: 101 Stories about All the Ages and Stages of Our Feline Family Members

Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat's Life: 101 Stories about All the Ages and Stages of Our Feline Family Members

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Overview

This collection of stories celebrates the unconditional love and companionship our cats provide, and the many joys of pet parenthood.

Treat yourself to 101 heartwarming, amusing, and inspirational stories about all the ages and stages of our faithful feline friends, from crazy kittens to those calm senior cats. You’ll see your own cat with new eyes and understanding through these one-of-a-kind stories about:
  • getting your new bundle of furry love
  • adventures with your exuberant kitten
  • living through your cat’s amusing (and challenging) “teenage” years
  • amazing stories of feline courage, companionship, and compassion
  • settling down with your senior cat
  • enjoying the bittersweet senior years
  • saying goodbye in a positive way and recovering from loss

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781935096665
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
Publication date: 04/12/2011
Series: Chicken Soup for the Soul Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 811,929
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 5.48(h) x 1.02(d)

About the Author

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Jennifer Quasha is a published author of more than forty books, a freelance writer, and editor, with a focus on pets.

Hometown:

Santa Barbara, California

Date of Birth:

August 19, 1944

Place of Birth:

Fort Worth, Texas

Education:

B.A. in History, Harvard University, 1966; M.A.T. Program, University of Chicago, 1968; M.Ed., U. of Massachusetts, 1973

Table of Contents

Foreword Wendy Diamond xi

1 Irresistible

1 Midnight and Slay Awhile April Knight 1

2 A Cat Named Garbage Timothy Martin 4

3 Crippy David Michael Smith 8

4 Peas in a Pod Sue Young 12

5 Wedding Bliss Francesca Lang 15

6 Mimi David Alan Richards 17

7 A Bad Start Harriet Cooper 20

8 The Legacy of Boo Radley S. Kay Murphy 24

9 Taken by Storm Cara Holman 28

2 Eat, Play, Love

10 Please Remember Me Elizabeth Atwater 35

11 Fearless Emma Pie Pamela Tambornino 39

12 The Mysterious Meowing Ron Kaiser, Jr. 41

13 Mutual Trust Cheryl Dudley 44

14 A Tale of Two Suckers Leslie C. Schneider 48

15 Sidney the Wonder Cat Juliana Harris 52

16 Bathing Beauty Trade O'Braks 54

17 The Ballot Box Felice Prager 57

18 A Fallen Blessing Luanne Porper 60

19 The Rescue Deborah Van Dyke 65

3 Do You Know How Much I Knead You?

20 Summer of Skooter Louise Nyce 71

21 A Feline Friend Joan McClure Beck 75

22 Second Chances Garrett Bauman 79

23 Destiny Cate Adelman 82

24 Living with Louie Regina K. Deppert 86

25 The Hollyhock Patricia Sabengsy 88

26 Better than Medicine Ann E. Vitale 91

27 A Gust of Fresh Joy Charles Patria Pettingell 95

4 Who's the Boss?

28 Surviving Charles Monica A. Andermann 101

29 Let Stinking Cats Lie Robert Chrisman 104

30 Clothed in Love Peter Medeiros 106

31 The Wander Years Monica A. Andermann 110

32 The Teenage Years Harriet Cooper 114

33 The Kindest Cut Jayne Thurber-Smith 117

34 Tapped for Service Nancy Kucik 120

35 The Miraculous Mr. Whiskers Anne Erichson 122

36 The Felonious Feline Suzanne Baginsfcie 126

37 The Force Was with Him Leigh B. MacKay 130

5 I Am Cat, Hear Me Roar

38 Escorting a Cat Peter Wood 137

39 Tunnel of Love Sandy Lackey Wright 141

40 Welcoming Audrey Beverly F. Walker 145

41 My Name Is Tabitha Terri Meehan 147

42 Cat Season Maureen Rogers 149

43 Warning, He Bites Shawn Marie Mann 152

44 Big Bang Bailey Francesca Lang 154

45 Loving a Mean Cat Julie Neubauer 158

46 How to Warm a Heart Lauren Gullion 161

6 It's the Cat's Meow

47 Laughter Is the Purrfect Medicine Donna Gephart 167

48 Vacation Cat Ava Siemens 171

49 Cleopatra and the Cookies Felice Prager 174

50 Naughty and Nice Joanna G. Wright 177

51 My Study Partner Sheila Embry 181

52 King of the Wild Pam Williams 185

53 Drools' Fool Margaret Shaw 188

54 Honey and Her Teddy Bears Sandi Tompkins 190

55 Maternity Ward Helen Splane-Dowd 192

7 A Purrfect Life

56 A Knock to the Head Arthur Sánchez 199

57 Eye of the Beholder Marti Hawes 203

58 A Special Cat Sharon Palmerton Grumbein 207

59 The Disappearing Cat Melissa Zifzal 210

60 Peaches Goes on Catkins Felice Prager 213

61 Cat vs. Girl Rebecca Davis 217

62 Not a Regular Cat Ann E. Vitale 220

63 My First Cat Grant Madden 224

64 The Truce Nikki Studebaker Barcus 226

65 First Love Nan Johnson 229

8 Are You Stalking to Me?

66 Cats Are Like Potato Chips Karen Donley-Hayes 235

67 Boris & Bluebell Patti Wade Zint 239

68 The Gift of Lily Renee Lannan 243

69 Cat in Mourning Lynn Cole 246

70 Here Kitty… Go Fetch! Elisa Yager 248

71 The Miracle Kitty Theresa Sanders 251

72 Family Man Darlene Prickett 255

73 From Feral to Friendly Marsha Porter 257

74 Three's Company Debra Ayers Brown 259

9 For All Nine Lives

75 Stockpiling Memories Teresa Hoy 267

76 Emily Avril McIntyre 270

77 Arthur and His Opinions Susan Ward 273

78 The Tail End of a Ninth Life Ruth Jones 275

79 The Ingredients of Happiness Saralee Perel 278

80 Tiger One, Vet None Harriet Cooper 281

81 Steps of Dignity Denise Reich 284

82 A Simple Princess Melissa Laterza 287

83 A Gentle Passing Cynthia Baker 290

10 Over the Rainbow

84 Miracle Cat Angela Marchi 297

85 Grieving Together Sallie A. Rodman 299

86 Oh, Romeo… Natalie June Reilly 302

87 How a Cat Came to Be Pavarotti Jeannine Ouellette 304

88 Where the Dandelion Grows Carol Ayer 308

89 Uri's Story Christina M. Ward 311

90 Whiskers and Me LaVerne Otis 314

91 Remembering Twist Marcia Rudoff 316

92 Buster Talia Haven 319

11 I'll Always Love You

93 Jack's Friends Kathleen Shoop 325

94 Loss and Peace Patricia McElligott 329

95 My Gardening Buddy Michelle Close Mills 333

96 One of a Kind Natalie Smothers 337

97 Guardian Angel Cat Jan Bono 341

98 The Million-Year Promise Juliann Stark 343

99 Noah's Angel Susan Farr-Fahncke 347

100 The Sun Worshiper Julie Catalano 350

101 Achilles' Gift Tara Scaije 354

Meet Our Contributors 358

Meet Our Authors 374

About Wendy Diamond 376

Thank You 378

About Chicken Soup for the Soul 380

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