Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology
Caroline Paul was recovering from a bad accident and thought things couldn't get worse. But then her beloved cat Tibia disappeared. She and her partner, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, mourned his loss. Yet weeks later, Tibia waltzed back into their lives. His owners were overjoyed. But they were... show more
Caroline Paul was recovering from a bad accident and thought things couldn't get worse. But then her beloved cat Tibia disappeared. She and her partner, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, mourned his loss. Yet weeks later, Tibia waltzed back into their lives. His owners were overjoyed. But they were also...jealous? Betrayed? Where had their sweet anxious cat disappeared to? Had he become a swashbuckling cat adventurer? Did he love someone else more? His owners were determined to find out.Using GPS technology, cat cameras, psychics, the web, and animal communicators, the authors of Lost Cat embarked on a quest to discover what their cat did when they weren't around. Told through writer Caroline Paul's rich and warmly poignant narrative and illustrator Wendy MacNaughton's stunning and hilarious 4-color illustrations, Lost Cat is a book for animal lovers, pet owners, and anyone who has ever done anything desperate for love.
Publish date: April 9th 2013
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Biography Memoir
, Sequential Art
, Graphic Novels
I read this because Joy the Baker mentioned it on her blog. It only took about 1.5 hours to read--such a sweet book. The art was lovely and I found the story captivating. It reminded me of that documentary the BBC did about tracking cats--if you liked that doc, you'll like this book.
Lovely, quirky, endearing. Perfect for all crazy cat people, and the people who love (and enable) them. Do not recommend the e-book version. The lovely watercolor illustrations are much better in print, and the formatting is all over the place in the electronic version.
I'll admit, I bought the hardcover book from B & N online because I had a coupon & because I am a fan of the illustrator & author's partner, Wendy McNaughton. I figured it had drawings by Wendy McNaughton about cats & San Francisco, even if I didn't like anything else it would still be money well s...
Quote via brain pickings:6. You can never know your cat. In fact, you can never know anyone as completely as you want. 7. But that’s okay, love is better.
Rating: 3.5/5At the risk of getting kicked off the internet, I have a confession to make: I'm not a cat person. I mean, they're cute and all, and I'm sure they make great pets... for other people. But I prefer the loyal adoration of dogs over the hot-and-cold independence of cats. That's just me. Wh...