Cleveland Amory


Born
in The United States
September 02, 1917

Died
October 14, 1998

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Cleveland Amory was an American author who devoted his life to promoting animal rights. He was perhaps best known for his books about his cat, named Polar Bear, whom he saved from the Manhattan streets on Christmas Eve 1977. The executive director of the Humane Society of the United States described Amory as „the founding father of the modern animal protection movement.“

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Who Killed Society?

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The Last Resorts

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The Cat Who Came for Christmas The Cat and the Curmudgeon The Best Cat Ever
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“As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.”
Cleveland Amory, The Cat Who Came for Christmas
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“For an animal person, an animal-less home is no home at all.”
Cleveland Amory, The Cat Who Came for Christmas

“One of the ways in which cats show happiness is by sleeping.”
Cleveland Amory, The Cat Who Came for Christmas

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