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The Fire Cat by Esther Averill
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Apr 28, 09

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Read in April, 2009

I absolutely love this story! From the first few words--so simple, yet placed together in such a tender and descriptive way--I was a goner! Nevermind that the illustrations are also so simple, yet so full of character--I want to adopt our spunky spotted cat with the big paws and even bigger dreams. All the characters are great, Mrs. Goodkind and the firemen and The Chief. What a lovely story about the joys of finding one's purpose in the world--and how a lack of fulfillment can make one grumpy and unkind to others! It's no surprise this tale has been around since 1960. I can't say enough good things about it--so, especially if you are a cat-lover, read it!!! :-)
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Kathryn Thank you!!! :-)


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