My favorite things

Posted on Tuesday, March 4, 2014 by Pets_and_Animals

Two of my favorite books when I was growing up were Old Yeller, by Fred Gipson and the Incredible Journey by Sheila Every Burnford. These are both touching stories about the loyalty and love of a pet for their families. Old Yeller The Incredible Journey Old Yeller is the story of a mangy, yeller dog who befriends a pioneer family in Texas in the late . . . more »

Cats can be heroes, too!

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013 by Pets_and_Animals

Normally when you think of man's best friend or animals who have earned the title of "hero," you think of dogs. Here are two books, though, that tells the story of a couple of extraordinary cats. Dewey The first one, Dewey, the small-town library cat who touched the world by Vicki Myron, starts with a kitten who is stuffed in the book return slot at . . . more »

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