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Listen to this audiobook excerpt for James Herriot's Cat Stories, read by Christopher Timothy. What better match of author and subject than James Herriot and the adorable felines that delight so many millions of pet fanciers around the world. This warm and joyful volume of stories collects some of the Yorkshire vet's favorite tales about one of his favorite animals -- each memoir as memorable and heartwarming as the last.
James Herriot (1916-1995) was the bestselling author of memoirs including All Creatures Great and Small, All Things Bright and Beautiful, All Things Wise and Wonderful, The Lord God Made Them All, and Every Living Thing. At age 23, Herriot qualified for veterinary practice with the Glasgow Veterinary College, and moved to the town of Thirsk in Yorkshire to work in a rural practice. He would live in, work in, and write about the region for the rest of his life. Though he dreamed for years of writing a book, his veterinary work and his family kept him busy, and he did not start writing until the age of 50. In 1979, he was awarded the title Order of the British Empire (OBE). His veterinary practice in Yorkshire, England, is now tended by his son, Jim Wight.
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