Doreen Tovey





Doreen Tovey


Born
in Bristol, The United Kingdom
October 24, 1918

Died
January 13, 2008

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Doreen was born in Bristol on 24 October 1918. At this time a flu epidemic was raging and her mother died from this leaving her two week old daughter to be brought up by her Grandmother, as her father, being an engineer, was away from home for long periods of time.

It was this upbringing that introduced Doreen to a variety of pets, as Grandmother was an inveterate rescuer of anything in need.

Together with her Aunt Louisa they shared a house with cats, dogs and an owl called Gladstone whose perch on the bathroom door dictated that the use of this room was a swift one as no heat could be kept inside with the continually open door.

Doreen went to Grammar School and passed her matric (as it was called then), she would have loved to go to universi
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Cats In The Belfry

4.05 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 1957 — 21 editions
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Cats In May

4.01 avg rating — 203 ratings — published 1959 — 15 editions
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The New Boy

4.11 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 1970 — 13 editions
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Double Trouble

4.23 avg rating — 86 ratings — published 1972 — 10 editions
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The Coming of Saska

4.22 avg rating — 77 ratings — published 1977 — 9 editions
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More Cats in the Belfry

4.33 avg rating — 75 ratings — published 1995 — 10 editions
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Raining Cats & Donkeys

4.44 avg rating — 61 ratings — published 1982 — 8 editions
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Donkey Work

4.31 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
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A Comfort of Cats

4.36 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 1979 — 10 editions
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Making the Horse Laugh

3.96 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 1974 — 3 editions
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