Two Bobbies: A True Story of Hurricane Katrina, Friendship, and Survival
Bobbi and Bob Cat are the best of friends. When their hometown of New Orleans was struck by Hurricane Katrina, many lost everything. But not Bobbi and Bob Cat—they still had each other. Only by staying together could they survive. This is the story of their remarkable friendship.
Book Details: Format: Hardcover Publication Date: 8/5/2008 Pages: 32 Reading Level: Age 4 an ...more
I'm so, so happy I saw my friends review mentioning this. This is as lovely as it is sad. And it has a happy ending! I ...more
Although likely embellished at times (because who knows the real truth), they are inseparable following the storm and roam the streets of New Orleans for several months because getting rescued by a construction worker who brings them to a shelter. Bobbie was chained during the storm, the ...more
A story of a cat and dog who survive Hurricane Katrina together. Four months later a worker on a construction crew begins feeding them. He trims the dogs chain, but leaves some because the cat seems to like following it. After feeding them for a week, his boss tells him that he has to get rid of them. The dog won't let him touch the cat, but he lures them in the van with food. He takes them to ...more
The “Two Bobbies” are Bobbi, a dog, and Bob Cat, a cat, so named for their “bobbed” tails. The animals had been left homeless by Hurricane Katrina and had been roaming the devastated streets of New Orleans for an unknown period of time before being discovered and rescued. People who encountered the two were amazed by their devotion to each other—Bob Cat followed Bobbi everywhere, and Bobbi was ...more
This event changed the perspective of rescuing organizations, to the point that when I attended a class on ...more