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The Cat Who Came for Christmas (original 1987; edition 2001)

by Cleveland Amory

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Title:The Cat Who Came for Christmas
Authors:Cleveland Amory
Info:Back Bay Books (2001), Paperback, 256 pages
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The Cat Who Came for Christmas by Cleveland Amory (1987)


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This book was not what I thought it was, nor what, I suspect, the person who gave it to me thought it was. Still, it was a pleasant surprise.

It's a memoir of how the author came to have a particular cat in his life, & how they changed each other for the better.

If you've ever lived with a cat, all of these tales will ring true for you. There's humor, truth, & a lot of poignancy, particularly in light of the fact that both the human & the cat in this story are curmudgeons.

A great gift idea for the cat - or animal - lover in your life. ( )
  LauraCerone | May 26, 2016 |
A lot of what you need to know in order to be taken on by a feline being. Man meets cat and falls hook/line etc. - you can guess who's left in charge. Charming, dry, humorous. ( )
  dbsovereign | Jan 26, 2016 |
Cleveland Armory, good beginning - boring end, and rest of story

Tis the night before Christmas when a self-described curmudgeon rescues a bedraggled feline from a snowy New York City alley. Thus begins this tale of a man and his cat or, rather, of a cat and his man. A touching, timeless, and inspiring story about the animal/human bond and the spirit of the holiday season.
  christinejoseph | Nov 14, 2015 |
The Cat Who Came for Christmas is the enchanting story of Amory's encounter with a stray cat in a debris-filled alley one Christmas Eve -- and their subsequent life together.
*This book was given to me as a gift many years ago and I have treasured it. I love stories about the beauty and uniqueness of cats.* ( )
  imakittycat | Jul 8, 2015 |
Must read again. ( )
  ebeach | Mar 22, 2015 |
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To the biographee, the best cat in the whole world - with the exception, of course, of yours.
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To anyone who has ever been owned by a cat, it will come as no surprise that there are all sorts of things about your cat you will never, as long as you live, forget.
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'Twas the night before Christmas when a bedraggled stray white feline entered the home, and heart, of Cleveland Amory. At first the relationship seemed a clash of two stubborn wills, but despite the battles, Polar Bear did finally recognize his new name, while he settled into a comfortable friendship. A delightful true tale for anyone who has ever been owned by a cat or any pet.

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The story of a bedraggled white feline who came for Christmas and took over the heart of Cleveland Amory.

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