CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Cat Lover's Soul

Contents

Introduction

1. ON LOVE

Stubbly Dooright Marty Becker, D.V.M., with Teresa Becker

Oscar, the Garbage-Can Kitty Kathleen Kennedy

My Mother’s Cat Renie Burghardt

Music-Loving Tabby Beverly F. Walker

Coco’s Cat Sheila Sowder

The Power of Love Barbara (Bobby) Adrian

“Child” Proof Valerie Gawthrop

The Uncles Bonnie Compton Hanson

A Perfect Match M. L. Charendoff

Conversation with a Cat Hoyt Tarola

Always Room for One More Roberta Lockwood

Disney’s World Toni Eames

What Was That Sound? Maryjean Ballner

What I Did for Love Linda Bruno

2. CELEBRATING THE BOND

Beautiful Music Steve Dale as told to Amy Shojai

That’s My Cat Mary Knight

The Wisdom of Socrates Syndee A. Barwick

Saving Private Hammer Rick Bousfield

Billu the Beauty, Henry the Hero Cori Jones

The Cat Burglar Marty Becker, D.V.M.

Ling Ling Theresa Dwyre Young

The Ashram Cat Shirley Harmison

Ariel and Pongo Kerri Glynn

Reunion Karen S. Bentley

Can You See Me? Dena Harris

Mayor Morris M. L. Charendoff

Trash-Pickin’ Kitty Marie D. Jones

Volunteer of the Year Edi dePencier

To Find a Friend Vanni Cappelli

3. A FURRY RX

Laser, the Therapist Nancy Kucik

Five Hundred Flowers Bev Nielsen

A Dickens of a Cat Gwen Ellis

Puffin’s Gift Jennifer Gay Summers

Friends for Life Silvia Baroni

Nurse Mima Natalie Suarez

Peace for Pickles B. J. Taylor

The Cloe Cure Marlene Alexander

Angels Among Us Vivian Jamieson, D.V.M.

The China Cat Mary Bryant, V.M.D.

4. CAT-EGORICALLY WONDERFUL

Catch of the Day Patti Schroeder

The Cat Man Roger Dean Kiser

Serendipity Amy D. Shojai

Panther and the Pigeons Barbara Vitale

The Cat’s Bill of Rights Michael Ruemmler

The Ins and Outs of Cats Betsy Stowe

One Smart Cat Rebecca A. Eckland

Jaws, the Terror Carol Shenold

The Cat Who Brought Us a Bottle of Wine . . . from the Popes’
   Private Reserve Michael McGaulley

In-Flight Movings Lisa-Maria Padilla

Comedy Pet Theater Gregory Popovich

Ringo, the Hero Cat Carol Steiner

5. CATS AS TEACHERS

Clueless About Cats Carol Kline

For Every Cat, There Is a Reason Lisa Duffy-Korpics

Warm Rocks and Hard Lessons Joan Shaddox Isom

Beginning Again Harriet May Savitz

Solomon’s Smile Sharon Melnicer

What Willa Knew Kate Reynolds

Learning with Roscoe Ellen Perry Berkeley

Time with Marky Joanne Liu

6. FAREWELL, MY LOVE

A Postcard to Fremont Catherine Johnson

Angel Cat Lesléa Newman

Full Circle Andrea Rolfingsmeier

The Long Good-Bye Jeanne Marie Laskas

Walking with Ace Edie Scher

Patches Carolyn Harris

The Bell Tolls for Annabelle Madelyn Filipski

The Funeral Linda Mihatov

Merlyn’s Magic Lori Hess

Ring of Fire Sara Wye

A Cat’s Gift of Faith Claudia Newcorn

7. RESCUE ME!

A Miracle Called Faith Heather L. Sanborn

Black Jellybeans Dorian Solot

Persian Love Daniela Wagstaff

My Life as a Midwife Brian Baker

The Kitten Who Saved His Mom Elizabeth Doyle

Bogie’s Search for His Forever Home Lorra E. Allen

Alley’s Gift Lori Pitts

Romeo and Juliet E. V. Noechel

Happy Endings Janet Mullen

8. ONE OF THE FAMILY

Elvis Has Left the Building Marie D. Jones

A Tale of Two Kitties June Torrence as told to Hester J. Mundis

Etcetera, Etcetera, Etcetera Sharon Landeen

Machiavelli Susan Hasler

Training Camp for Wheezy Tom Schreck

The Call of the Lobster Susan Isaac

Jingle, Jingle Dena Harris

Confessions of a Cat Hater—
    Who Got Lucky
Marshall Powers as told to Hester J. Mundis

The Gift of Acceptance Anne Marie Davis

Learning the Rules Jane Lebak

George Washington Cat and Family Peggy Seo Oba

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Mary Becker, D.V.M.?

Who Is Carol Kline?

Who Is Amy D. Shojai?

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