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SKitty (Shipscat #1)

4.06 of 5 stars 4.06  ·  rating details  ·  443 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The Captain thought that their shipscat would be an asset at the trade negations, so he ordered Dick to bring her with them. Dick had warned her repeatedly not to hunt on this planet, but what cat ever does what a human tells her to?
Nook, Short Story, 0 pages
Published July 1st 1989 by Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust
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This short story is a about the bonding between SKitty and Mr. White. It is a good introduction to the Shipscat. If you like this short story, read the books. It is also the first story of four short stories about the Shipscat. It's good for a quick bedtime read.
Vaguely disappointing. Maybe it's the fault of the short length; there's just not enough time to develop characters and background to my satisfaction. I remember now why I avoid short stories.

A lowly spacer has charge of the ship's cat, which has been genetically modified for intelligence and secretly has developed telepathic communication. The ship has stopped at a distant planet where they are trying to establish trade with an alien race. Very predictably, the cat saves the day and wins it's s
Enjoyable enough, although the formatting could have used some work. Words were weirdly hyphenated.
Shaunesay Eslanai
very cute, will have to read the rest!
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Mercedes entered this world on June 24, 1950, in Chicago, had a normal childhood and graduated from Purdue University in 1972. During the late 70's she worked as an artist's model and then went into the computer programming field, ending up with American Airlines in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition to her fantasy writing, she has written lyrics for and recorded nearly fifty songs for Firebird Arts &a ...more
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