Lost Cat: A True Story of Love, Desperation, and GPS Technology

Author(s): Caroline Paul

Biography, Memoir & Autobiography

Caroline Paul was recovering from a bad accident (she had been flying a plane when it happened) and thought things couldn't get worse. But then her beloved cat Tibia disappeared. She and her partner, illustrator Wendy MacNaughton, anxiously waited for his return, before resigning themselves to their loss. But weeks later, Tibia waltzed back into their lives. His owners were overjoyed. They might also have been a bit jealous. All right, they were very jealous! 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 methods as diverse as GPS technology, cat cameras, psychics, the web and animal communicators, they embarked on a quest to discover what their cat did when they weren't around. Writer Caroline Paul tells the warm and poignant story of their discoveries, alongside Wendy MacNaughton's elegant and hilarious full-colour watercolours. Lost Cat is a book for animal lovers, pet owners and anyone who has ever done anything desperate for love.

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What do our pets do when they're not with us? Caroline Paul and Wendy MacNaughton used GPS, cat cameras, psychics, and the web to track the adventures of their beloved cat Tibia

A compelling behind-the-scenes story ... immediate and real San Francisco Chronicle on Fighting Fire

Caroline Paul is the acclaimed author of two books. Her first was Fighting Fire, the story of her thirteen-year career as a firefighter in San Francisco, and her second was the novel Paul's East Wind, Rain. Wendy MacNaughton is an illustrator whose work has appeared in national publications including the New York Times. She is the creator of the popular Meanwhile column in Rumpus magazine. They live together in San Francisco. carolinepaul.com wendymacnaughton.com

General Fields

  • : 9781408835579
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
  • : December 2012
  • : 198mm X 129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2013
  • : January 2018
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Colour
  • : Caroline Paul
  • : Hardback
  • : 513
  • : 636.800929
  • : 1