Treasury of Great Cat Stories: A Collection of Tales That Celebrates the Mystique and Charm of Cats
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Treasury of Great Cat Stories: A Collection of Tales That Celebrates the Mystique and Charm of Cats

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Mysterious, amusing, and always surprising, the domestic cat has padded its way into the hearts of animal lovers and, as this collection reveals, some of the world's greatest writers. Award-winning nature writer Roger Caras provides us with this big, new collection of tales on all the virtues of cats. Representing a wide range of styles, the authors in this anthology provi...more
Paperback, 500 pages
Published September 13th 2007 by Bristol Park Books (first published November 1st 1988)
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This was a wonderful collection of stories for anyone, even those who are not particularly excited about cats. Some of the stories are very cat-oriented, while others are just stories that happen to have a cat in them.

There were two "types" of stories contained in this collection, in my opinion. The first type I didn't particularly care for, and that is the type of story that isn't so much a story. It's just a bit of prose telling what the author likes about cats. "Blah blah the cat is a sleek c...more
Chadwick Saxelid
A review from my blog, written and published December 4, 2005.

Thirty-five tales about cats of all types: good, bad, and, being cats after all, indifferent.

It took me forever to read The New Roger Caras Treasury of Great Cat Stories, not because it is bad, far from it. I just have a problem with reading theme anthologies. I quickly get bored reading story after story about the same subject, and The New Treasury contains five hundred pages of cat stories, which is far too much feline fiction for m...more
Hit and miss, as all such collections are wont to be. The contributions by Saki and by Dorothy L. Sayers were my personal favorites. Others ranged from a little too gothic to a little too cute.
Leenda dela Luna
Large (496 pages) collection of very very good cat stories.
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Roger A. Caras was an American wildlife photographer, writer, wildlife preservationist and television personality.

Known as the host of the annual Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Caras was a veteran of network television programs including "Nightline," "ABC News Tonight" and "20/20" before devoting himself to work as president of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals and t...more
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