On the Road with Suzy: From Cat to Companion

On the Road with Suzy: From Cat to Companion (Paperback)

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 On the Road with Suzy: From Cat to Companion
Purdue University Press
6.00" x 9.00"

Book Description

On temporary assignment in Houston, Texas, at the start of 1998, Aleksandra and her husband, Norman, never expected that their lives would be changed forever when a small, chocolate-gold-black, stray cat stalked into the apartment complex where they were living and adopted them. Suzy soon became a key family member and travels extensively with the author. In a life full of animals, Suzy's owners have had to confront many of the dilemmas that cat ownership entails. This is the story of a deepening relationship between a couple and their cat, written by an award-winning author and filled with insightful comments about cat behavior and the nature of the human–feline bond. The episodes in this book will delight and inform other "cat people" and will leave readers with a new understanding of the way interactions with animals transform our lives.

Book Reviews

Doctor Aleksandra is an animal lover. Her compassion for her cat, Suzy, makes this a book of discovery and adventure for all animal lovers.  This is truly a couple who enjoy and deeply care for the welfare of their animals. - Polish American Journal

About the Author(s):

Dr. Aleksandra Ziolkowska-Boehm is a recipient of numerous literary awards, scholarships, and fellowships. Awarded a fellowship in literature by the Delaware Division of Arts in 2006, and a Fulbright scholar in 2006-2007, she is a member of the Society of Polish Writers, Warsaw, and the PEN American Center, New York. Her works have included historical biographies and autobiographical stories of her peripatetic life.