Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Book Review: Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes

If you love to read books about cats AND you want to help cats, you have to get your hands on a copy of Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes. The anthology contains stories told from the perspective of 12 different cats and each cat's story helps a different rescue.

You may already know some of these cats and the authors of their stories. Many of them are active on social media. However, you might not know their background and how they came into their humans' lives.

Each story is unique and I definitely loved them all, but I had a couple of favorites. First was the story of Michael in Then Came Michael. Michael was a 19-year-old cat recalling his 12 years spent with his Mom. He tells his story from a sunny spot while watching the snow fall on a cold winter day. I fell in love with Michael in a heartbeat.

My other favorite was the story of Ryker. Full disclosure here, his Person is a good friend of mine. I never got the chance to meet Ryker-or his predecessor Caleb-in person. To be able to read about him in detail was a special treat.

Here is where you, the reader, comes in to help cats. The editor, Janiss Garza, is donating a third of the book's profits to the rescues chosen by the authors. If you buy a book during March (hurry, there are only a few days left!) Ryker's Person is going to donate her share of the profits to Great Plains SPCA.

So to recap, you buy the book, fall in love with the cats, and shelters get donations. What could be better than that?


  1. My human says thanks for the awesome review! She knows that Ryker's human is going to see this, but she is also going to make sure Michael's human does too.

  2. what a great review....we can't wait to read it

  3. We are SO excited to read this book! Thank you for the great review. We are really excited that we know many of the authors and their kitties! :)