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Cats I've Known: On Love, Loss, and Being Graciously Ignored

Microcosm. Oct. 2017. 160p. illus. ISBN 9781621064817. pap. $14.95; ebk. ISBN 9781621061274. PETS
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Haegele (White Elephants), whose broad writing experience includes memoirs, poetry, and contributions to various print and online publications, here discusses 44 cats in 42 vignettes. Readers are sure to find at least one cat among those featured whose story and antics appeal or brings back memories of their own feline encounters. The conversational narrative style fits well with the relaxed mood of the stories. Although the cats are predominantly strays, there is nothing preachy or overly emotional about this telling.
VERDICT Given the popularity of cats, as well as the interest in memoirs about animals, this book will satisfy pet lovers everywhere. Recommended for young adult as well as adult readers.

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