My Cat, Spit McGee
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With endearing humor and unabashed compassion, Willie Morris--a self-declared dog man and author of the classic paean to canine kind, My Dog Skip--reveals the irresistible story of his unlikely friendship with a cat. Forced to confront a lifetime of kitty-phobia when he marries a cat woman, Willie discovers that Spit McGee, a feisty kitten with one blue and one gold eye, is nothing like the foul felines that lurk in his nightmares.
For when Spit is just three weeks old he nearly dies, but is saved by Willie with a little help from Clinic Cat, which provides a blood transfusion. Spit is tied to Willie thereafter, and Willie grows devoted to a companion who won't fetch a stick, but whose wily charm and occasional crankiness conceal a fount of affection, loyalty, and a "rare and incredible intelligence." My Cat Spit McGee is one of the finest books ever written about a cat, and a moving and entertaining tribute to an enduring friendship.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
Publishers Weekly Review
© Publishers Weekly
I absolutely adored this book. I read it while I sat by my husband's bedside during a recent illness. I alternately laughed and cried but enjoyed it as only a cat person can. We have three rescued cats inside and two Feral cats and a possum who eat on the porch. You are truly blessed by the love of a cat.