The Cats Of Roxville Station

The Cats Of Roxville Station

Paperback - 2010
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Rachet the cat was cruelly thrown in a river to drown, but she escapes and finds a home with the feral cats living by the Roxville train station. As Rachet learns to live with the cats and other animals, Mike, a local foster child, spots her and decides to befriend her. But Mike must learn to "speak" the language of cats to gain Rachet's trust.

This gorgeous novel from celebrated author Jean Craighead George offers insight into feline behavior as it explores the wonder of friendship and the natural world hiding among us.
Publisher: New York : Puffin, 2010
ISBN: 9780142415665


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Thrown into a river by a cruel human, a young tiger-striped cat fights to survive amid feral cats and other creatures near Roxville train station, aided by Mike, an eleven-year-old foster boy who is not allowed to have a pet.

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Nov 26, 2011

I read this in Gr. 4!! I can't believe I found it again! One of my favourites-ever.

Aug 19, 2011

I didn't like this book. I found it boring so you shouldn't read it.


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SPL_Childrens Jan 13, 2011

When Rachet the Cat is abandoned by her thoughtless owner, she enters the world of the wild, feral cats which live neat the Roxville Train Station. By observing the other cats, she learns where to make her new “home”, where and what to hunt for food, and where to find shelter from the rain and the cold. Rachet must learn all of these things in order to survive. And when the train station is pulled down, she and the other cats face even more challenges.


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