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Homer Passes in Cats, books, life is good. (September 2013)

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Quite simply a lovely book. Homer touched my heart and his proud cat-mama Gwen painted a beautiful portrait of her special needs cat and the lives he impacted.
 
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secondhandrose | 107 other reviews | Oct 31, 2023 |
SO good! I've had this book for years, maybe since it was first published, and finally got around to reading it this month. Homer was a truly amazing cat in so many ways - yet at the same time, so quintessentially a typical cat. The tales of his escapades are delightful, and his mom (author Gwen Cooper) is a wonderful writer. The chapters about Cooper trying to get back to Homer and his feline housemates in the aftermath of 9-11 are particularly heart-wrenching. Homer changed the author's life for the better in many ways, and we can all learn some good life lessons from him. Highly recommended!… (more)
 
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JMYodafriend | 107 other reviews | May 12, 2023 |
Wonderful pet story. You have to have had a bonding experience with a cat to appreciate it fully and I had that one time. Gives you a better view of a disability. Homer was like Daredevil, the superhero. This is a worthwhile read.
 
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kslade | 107 other reviews | Dec 8, 2022 |
In Homer's Odyssey, the reader meets Homer, a tiny blind kitten when Cooper first took him home. The book is based on Homer's disability and his life with Cooper. Cooper's beautiful writing shapes a well-crafted story that begins when Cooper herself was young and underemployed. Later, when Homer and his two sister cats were home alone during the 911 tower attack and Cooper couldn't get home to them for days, my heart was thudding for the poor cats because I'd fallen in love with Homer, as well as Scarlett and Vashti, thanks to Cooper's writing.
The most well-written of the memoirs featuring cats that I have read.
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