Animal Tails is a collection of short stories, fables, poems, and essays collected and experienced by the author. There is the natural aspect of life and death, and many mystical tales which still exist in our world. The book is about animals, but it is also a book about the relationship between humanity and beast. These animals are usually "happened upon" during their quest for existence. There is a sense of love, irony, magic, and foreboding over the stewardship of nature in this book.