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James Herriot's Cat Storiesby James Herriot
Synopses & Reviews
What better match of author and subject than James Herriot, and the adorable felines that delight so many millions of pet fanciers around he world. This warm and joyful volume of stories collects some of the Yorkshire vet's favorite tales about one of his favorite animals — each memoir as memorable and heartwarming as the last.
Kittens and cats of all kinds populate this program and, like their flesh-and-blood counterparts, they will purr their way into the hearts and minds of everyone who hears their stories. You'll meet cats of farmers, merchants and matrons; cats with definite social graces, and wild, untamed nature; and some cats who became a cherished part of the life of the Herriot family. you'll also meet some of the Herriot family. You'll also meet some of the wonderful people of Yorkshire — cat owners and adoptees — men and women whose lives were touched and changed forever by the love and affection of these fascinating, independent, caring creatures.
An ideal match of author and subject: James Herriot and the adorable felines that delight so many millions of pet fanciers around the world. Kittens and cats of all kinds abound in this program and, like their flesh-and-blood counterparts, they will purr their way into the hearts and minds of everyone who hears their stories. This warm and joyful volume of stories collects some of the Yorkshire vets favorite tales about one of his favorite animals—each memoir as memorable and heartwarming as the last.
Between these covers, teller and tales finally meet in a warm and joyful new collection that will bring delight to the hearts of readers the world over: James Herriot's Cat Stories, Here are Buster, the kitten who arrived on Christmas; Alfred, the cat at the sweet shop; little Emily, who lived with the gentleman tramp; and Olly and Ginny, the kittens who charmed readers when they first appeared at the Herriots' house in the worldwide bestseller Every Living Thing, And along with these come others, each story as memorable and heartwarming as the last, each told with that magical blend of gentle wit and human compassion that marks every word from James Herriot's pen.
About the Author
JAMES HERRIOT was a veterinarian in Yorkshire, England for over half a century until his death in 1995. His bestselling books have sold more than twenty million copies in the English language alone; they include All Creatures Great and Small; All Things Bright and Beautiful; All Things Wise and Wonderful; The Lord God Made Them All; and Every Living Thing.
Christopher Timothy starred as James Herriot in All Creatures Great and Small, the internationally renowned BBC television series based on Herriots work. Mr. Timothy is a thirty-year veteran of stage, screen, and television.
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