Homer's Odyssey

Homer's Odyssey

[a Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life With A Blind Wonder Cat]

Audiobook CD - 2009
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The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already had two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart. Then Gwen's veterinarian called with a story about a three-week-old eyeless kitten who'd been abandoned. It was love at first sight. Everyone warned Gwen that Homer would always be an "underachiever, " never as independent as the other cats. But the kitten quickly grew into a tiny daredevil with a giant heart. Homer scaled seven-foot bookcases with ease and leapt five feet into the air to catch flies in mid-buzz. He survived being trapped alone for days after 9/11 in an apartment near the World Trade Center, and even saved Gwen's life when he chased off an intruder who broke into their home. But it was Homer's joy in the face of all obstacles that inspired Gwen daily and transformed her life. And by the time she met the man she would marry, she realized that Homer had taught her the most important lesson of all: Love isn't something you see with your eyes.
Publisher: New York : Random House Audio ; Holland, Ohio : repackaged by Midwest Tape, p2009.
ISBN: 9780307704115
Branch Call Number: 636.80929 C776a
Characteristics: 8 sound discs (9 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.


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Jul 03, 2012

Interesting tale, particularly her close encounter w/NYC during 9/11. Cat really is amazing, which surprised me! All's well that ends well!

Mar 03, 2012

Gentle slow-moving story.

Feb 25, 2011

A great, true story. Some very interesting background on the USA too.

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