James Herriot's Cat Stories Kindle Õ James Herriot's

  • Hardcover
  • 161 pages
  • James Herriot's Cat Stories
  • James Herriot
  • English
  • 06 March 2014
  • 9781567315158

10 thoughts on “James Herriot's Cat Stories

  1. Leila Leila says:

    A delightful book for cat lovers and animal lovers in general An easy read to pick up when we have a few minutes to relax and enjoy the read I loved it but I am one of the very many fans of James Herriot

  2. Skye Skye says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed the heartwarming short stories that focused on felines throughout Herriot's vetinary career The illustrations are lovely ensuring this book will always remain on my bookshelf

  3. Jean Jean says:

    This book is a collection of some of Herriot’s cat stories The book is well written and is a delight to read I enjoy Herriot’s books in the audiobook format so I can thoroughly enjoy the various accents Anyone who enjoys animal stores will love this book It is acceptable for all ages I find the Herriot books most relaxing and I feel good after reading them This book was originally published in 1994James Herriot 1916 1995 is the pen name of James Alfred Wight a veterinarian Wight wrote under a pseudonym to avoid having problems with the ethical rules of not advertising a veterinary practice The books are autobiographical His first book was published in 1969I read this as an audiobook downloaded from Audible The book is three hours Christopher Timothy does a good job narrating the book Timothy is a Welsh actor and played Herriot in the BBC production of “All Things Great and Small” He is an award winning audiobook narrator

  4. Rebecca Rebecca says:

    When I was a child my mother and I loved Herriot’s memoirs of life as a primarily large animal veterinarian in Yorkshire One story from this volume – the final Christmas themed one – is familiar from a picture book we brought out around the holidays The rest are all drawn from the memoirs though so the fact that I don’t remember them must be a function of time; it could be as many as 22 years since I last picked up a Herriot book In any case these are charming tales about gentle medical mysteries and even the most aloof of stray cats becoming devoted pets I especially liked “Alfred The Sweet Shop Cat” and “Oscar The Socialite Cat” about two endearing creatures known around the village I also appreciated Herriot’s observation that “cats are connoisseurs of comfort” With cute watercolor illustrations this little book would make a great gift for any cat loverIncluded in my recent blog post on books about cats

  5. John John says:

    My wife loves cats and she had this book in the car as we were driving back to our home in Eagle Mountain after a visit to the warmer climate of St George She sometimes reads to me as we ride along and she picked James Herriot's Cat Stories on this trip I'm a cat tolerater but hearing the delightful stories in this book almost converted me to cat lover Herriot has a charming way of relating his stories and his love for animals shines through whether he's writing about cats as in this book or any of the many other kinds of animals he deals with in his other books And his stories always seem to have a happy ending I know that isn't necessarily popular these days but I like it

  6. Alice Alice says:

    Always have been and always will be a fiercely convinced dog person; nonetheless in my childhood my mother would read Herriot's cat stories to me as bedtime tales and my enjoyment was undeniableI remember being engrossed with the kitty adventures and clinging to my blankets anxiously awaiting a happy ending for all Herriot's patients I enjoyed all the sweet water color illustrations I'd stare at while my mum would carefully narrate stories of variably ill cats possibly feeling tenderness and sympathy for these majestic creatures that I've sadly never been very fond ofGiven that these are my feelings as a proud dog lover I'm positive that anyone unlike me living in Kitty City would absolutely adore this book

  7. Noelle Noelle says:

    Wonderful and very comforting stories about the cats that James Herriot encountered on his many years of veterinary rounds in the Yorkshire dales

  8. Alicia Hutchinson Alicia Hutchinson says:

    We’ve never read James Herriot before but is he ever delightful

  9. Sharon Huether Sharon Huether says:

    A series of stories involving cats in James Herriot's neighborhood ALFRED a cat that liked to watch his master in his sweet shop as he waited on customers OSCAR was saved from near death by Dr Herriot His family came looking for him and were elated He was a social cat attending gatherings all over town BUSTER who loved to retrieve a ball The author had a great love for all cats and wanted most of all to see them healthy and well cared for The book was illustrated beautifully

  10. Sophie Crane Sophie Crane says:

    James Herriot tells his tales and experiences so well For a cat lover this book has it all Each story is so heart warming You will laugh and you will cry If you are not sure that cats have great characters you will be in no doubt after reading this book

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James Herriot's Cat Stories❮Epub❯ ❥ James Herriot's Cat Stories Author James Herriot – Thomashillier.co.uk Between these covers teller and tales finally meet in a warm and joyful new collection that will bring delight to the hearts of readers the world over James Herriot's Cat Stories Here are Buster the k Between these covers teller and tales finally meet in a warm and joyful new James Herriot's Kindle - collection that will bring delight to the hearts of readers the world over James Herriot's Cat Stories Here are Buster the kitten who arrived on Christmas; Alfred the cat at the sweet shop; little Emily who lived with the gentleman tramp; and Olly and Ginny the kittens who charmed readers when they first appeared at the Herriots' house in the worldwide bestseller Every Living Thing And along with these come others each story as memorable and heartwarming as the last each told with that magical blend of gentle wit and human compassion that marks every word from James Herriot's pen.

About the Author: James Herriot

James Herriot is the pen name of James Alfred Wight OBE FRCVS also known James Herriot's Kindle - as Alf Wight an English veterinary surgeon and writer Wight is best known for his semi autobiographical stories often referred to collectively as All Creatures Great and Small a title used in some editions and in film and television adaptationsIn at the age of he ualified as a veterinary surgeon with Glasgow.