My Street Cats

My Street Cats

by Raphaella Bilski


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781888820720
Publisher: Samuel Wachtman''s Sons, Inc.
Publication date: 12/09/2014
Pages: 244
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.51(d)

About the Author

Raphaella Bilski is a political scientist, specializing in Political philosophy and in the subject of happiness. But above all she's an animal lover with a passion for street cats. She continues to care for the feral cats in her garden and neighborhood and will donate the proceeds from the book to research for a cure for Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP).

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My Street Cats 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Shlomit_Harrosh More than 1 year ago
It is rare to find such an insightful and self-less book about cats. In these pages the author steps back and invites the reader to join her in discovering the largely hidden world of the street cat. This is a book about heroism and fear, great friendships and rivalries, birth and death. It tells of the highs and lows in the lives of a community of street cats in Jerusalem, spanning over 14 years, and of their relationship with the woman who fed them and cared for them as much as they allowed. In the end, though, it is a story about street cats and their relationship with each other. I found the book both deeply moving and disturbing at times, for the lives of street cats are far from easy. But in these pages I learned more about cats and about my own perceptions and misconceptions about these amazing animals than I ever did through living with my cat or reading any other book about cats. For this book offers a unique and profound perspective into the lives of street cats that is unlike anything that is currently available. This is due to the author's rare insightfulness, clear observation skills, and unbounded compassion. Together with her sense of humor and uncompromising integrity, the author creates a passionate and honest tale that no cat-lover - indeed no animal lover - would want to miss