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Animal Camp: Lessons in Love and Hope from Rescued Farm Animals (Hardback)
  • Animal Camp: Lessons in Love and Hope from Rescued Farm Animals (Hardback)

Animal Camp: Lessons in Love and Hope from Rescued Farm Animals (Hardback)

Hardback 208 Pages / Published: 23/09/2010
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Picking up where she left off in Where the Blind Horse Sings, Kathy Stevens regales us with more tales of the rescued animals at Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), some touching, some hilarious, all provocative. We meet Barbie, the broiler hen found hiding under a blue Honda in Brooklyn who falls for the animal ambassador Rambo, a ram with an uncanny sense of what others need. Then there's Norma Rae, the turkey rescued from a "turkey bowl" just before Thanksgiving. There's also Noah, a twenty-one-year-old stallion, starved and locked in a dark stall for his entire life until he came to the safety and plenty of CAS. Claude, the giant pink free-range pig, is but another of the "underfoot family," those who roam the barnyard, free and with dignity, interacting with their own and other species in startling and profound ways.

The love Stevens has for these animals, and the amount of love they give her in return, is stunning and will make any reader more thoughtful of how we treat a whole class of animals in this country. Pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys, horses, goats, sheep, and more, march into CAS and into our hearts as we learn about their quirks and personalities and what makes us human.

Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing
ISBN: 9781616080112
Number of pages: 208
Weight: 413 g
Dimensions: 229 x 153 x 163 mm

Laugh. Cry. Fall in love. At the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Kathy Stevens has created heaven-on-earth. And now, with this book, we all get to experience it. --Rory Freedman, co-author of Skinny Bitch
If you love animals and know that they draw breath from the same source as we do, you'll love Animal Camp. This gentle, thoughtful, and moving book is a statement of our kinship with all of life. And it's a reminder to all of us that our choices and actions sometimes matter greatly. --John Robbins, author of The New Good Life, The Food Revolution, and Diet for New America
"Animal Camp is an incredibly moving, beautiful, sincere, honest book one that, if read with a complete open heart, will have the capacity to change lives!" --Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

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