Making Rounds with Oscar: The Extraordinary Gift of an Ordinary Cat
Publish date: April 1st 2010
Publisher: Thorndike Press
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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I enjoyed this book more than I expected to. Mainly I listened to it because the book I really wanted to read, Cat Daddy: What the World's Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Clean, wasn't available, and I've been craving books that demonstrate an appreciation for the role c...
Absolutely wonderful book. See what Telly Says....
I thought this book was just ok... I wasn't expecting the tone to be so solemn! I also work in a nursing home with several dementia-sufferers, so I can connect with the author on that level. I was hoping the book would be more light-hearted, though. Definitely a downer..
Excellent, sensitive treatment of end-of-life-care.
Oscar is a cat, but he is not an ordinary cat. No, as Dosa, a doctor at an old folks home where Oscar lives, soon learns, Oscar has an amazing skill: Oscar somehow senses when a person’s time is up and he goes to sit with the dying person during his last days and hours on earth.