There’s an old adage I read somewhere. It says each of us is given second chances every day of our lives. They are there for the taking, it’s just that we don’t usually take them.
I spent a significant chunk of my life proving how true those words are. I was given a lot of opportunities, sometimes on a daily basis. For a long time I failed to take any of them, but then, in the early spring of 2007, that finally began to change. It was then that I befriended Bob. Looking back on it, something tells me it might have been his second
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"Stellar...A beautiful, never maudlin story of second chances for both man and beast and a poignant testimony to how much caring for someone -- or some feline -- can give you renewed direction where you're down and out. Understandably, this was a best-seller in England."
"A rich, moving story of the link between a street-wise cat and a man who earns his living on the streets—perfect for cat lovers."
“Move over, Marley. A stray cat from north London could be heading for the lap of luxury as the cinema’s next box office pet sensation.”
--The Times (UK)
“A simple, sweet and ridiculously heartwarming story.”
--The Huffington Post
"A book with the strong ingredients that made Marley and Me and Dewey big successes…A warm and poignant memoir."
—The Guardian (UK)
“A Street Cat Named Bob has sold over 350,000 copies in the UK, and has been published in 25 languages.”
--The Independent (UK)
"An instantly bestselling memoir that, besides its heartwarming tale of their friendship, offers an insight into the injustice of life on the streets."
—The Times (UK)
"Fans . . . queued around the block at James and Bob's first signing. The purrfectly behaved Bob signed an impressive 180 books in just two hours."