Lost Cat

Lost Cat

A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology

Book - 2013
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What do our pets do when they're not with us? Caroline Paul and Wendy MacNaughton offer a tender, hilarious look at how they used everything from cutting-edge technology to psychics to track the adventures of their beloved cat Tibia.
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury, [2013], ©2013
Edition: First U.S. edition
ISBN: 9781408835579
1408835576
9781608199778
1608199770
Branch Call Number: 636.8 Pa
Description: 159 pages : color illustrations, color map ; 21 cm
Additional Contributors: MacNaughton, Wendy

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lilypad_1
Aug 14, 2017

Very comical book for those of us who love our kitties and want them to love us and much as we love them. This author is a hoot, she lays her soul bare in her effort to understand her kittie's brief sojourn away from her home. This is a therapy book for all of us who look at the silly thinks we do for our kitties to make them happy and then realize they will go with whoever feeds them. Sigh.

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dreamitdoit
Nov 03, 2016

Truly for kitteh people. The story and the illustrations, not to mention the psychology of cat and human, made me laugh and cry. I looooooooooved this book.

Marlowe Sep 23, 2016

This was a sweet, funny, and relatable story for any cat lover. When Caroline's cat goes missing, her true crazy cat lady emerges, unleashing desperation, love, and new found tech and social skills. I quick read, which lovely illustrations by Caroline's partner.

JCLHopeH Aug 28, 2014

Any kitty lover can appreciate Caroline Paul's humor, devotion and manic-depressive curiosity when it comes to ascertaining her feline's whereabouts. (Warning: If you don't like animal memoirs where a pet dies, skip a couple of the middle chapters. In this case it is not the title character, but it's still touching and emotional.)

For an added bonus, visit the website www.lostcatbook.com where you can find some of the artwork, learn tips about how to track your cat, and submit your own "lost cat" story for lostcatbook on Tumblr.

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ownedbydoxies
May 06, 2014

Sweet, funny little story of a missing kitty and the two women who love him and wonder where on earth he goes when he leaves home, only to return looking like he'd spent time at a spa. We had a cat like that once and we wondered, too!

ehbooklover Apr 26, 2014

Full of charming illustrations, this is a wonderful (and quick) read about a woman doing everything she can think of to try to figure out where her cat has been after he suddenly reappears 5 weeks after going missing. I smiled, laughed, and I’m not ashamed to say that I also cried like a baby.

multcolib_alisonk Apr 24, 2014

I loved both the charming illustrations and the story in this sweet little book about a woman who is bed-ridden, and so has the time to wonder - where does the cat disappear to all day?

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EricaReynolds
Mar 28, 2014

This is a super fast read, but a perfect, amusing, sweet and laugh out loud funny book to read when you have a spare hour here or there. The illustrations are hilarious and the writing quick and quirky. For anyone who has wondered about the secret thoughts and lives of their pets, this funny little book is a gift.

hgeng63 Feb 18, 2014

Charming, with very apt, cat-like illustrations.

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JudithE
Jun 22, 2013

Short and appealing, with lovely illustrations.

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