Pierre Berton's Cats I Have Known and Loved PDF

By Pierre Berton

Who could have guessed that one of many nice historian’s passions in lifestyles is cats? Over the process his eighty-two years, and from his birthplace in Dawson urban, Yukon, to his domestic in Kleinburg, Ontario, Berton has identified and enjoyed many cats. during this captivating number of tales, he has selected his top cat stories to proportion with us.

Pierre Berton is a grasp storyteller, and his lyrical writing and feel of pacing and experience liven up this assortment, making it impossible to resist to any cat lover.

The e-book opens with the journey of Pousse-Pousse, the cat with additional feet, who used to be carried off by way of an outstanding Horned Owl and, seven months later, reappeared on the door, bedraggled yet alive. Pierre Berton’s first cat used to be satisfied, a kitten the teenage Pierre spied in a puppy shop window “free to an excellent home.” It was once Depression-era Victoria, and the Bertons slightly had sufficient to feed themselves. nonetheless, they saved chuffed, and she or he produced rankings of kittens through the years. There are tales of stray cats and “hobo cats,” liked comic strip cats like Felix and Krazy Kat, and eventually, “Rules for Guests,” inclusive of the next: “No dialogue is so severe, no tale so riveting, that it can’t be interrupted while a cat enters the room.”

This superbly designed small-format reward booklet is illustrated with line drawings by means of Pierre Berton, photos, and colored endpapers.

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