Gyroscope of Life

A book review of The Gyroscope of Life: Understanding Balances (and Imbalances) in Nature by David Parrish Stars: *** Pocohontas Press (2020)Biology/Ecology294 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: A love song to the field of biology written by an Appalachian… Read More »

The True Nature of the Cat

A book review of The True Nature of the Cat by John Bradshaw Stars: *** Boxtree Limited (1993)Pets>Cats224 pages Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. Summary: John Bradshaw, Britain’s most foremost expert on pet behaviour, separates the facts from popular myths and misconceptions, allowing the dedicated cat lover to understand what it is like to… Read More »

Running Wild

A book review of Running Wild: Animals in Motion by Galadriel Watson Stars: **** Annick Press (2020)Children’s Nonfiction68 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. Summary: A squid jets through the ocean like a rocket. A cheetah races after a zig-zagging gazelle. A fishing… Read More »

Pound for Pound

A book review of Pound for Pound: a Story of One Woman’s Recovery and her Shelter Dogs Who Loved Her Back to Life by Shannon Kopp Stars: ***** William Morrow (2015) Memoir/Mental Health/Animals 288 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:… Read More »

Super Cats: True Stories of Felines That Made History

Super Cats: True Stories of Felines That Made History by Elizabeth MacLeod Stars: *** Annick Press (2018) Animals 92 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links.  Summary: It’s amazing but true: there are approximately six hundred million pet cats around the world! And… Read More »

All Hands on Pet! by Susan E. Davis, PT

All Hands on Pet! Your How-To Guide on Home Physical Therapy Methods for Pets by Susan E. Davis, PT Stars: *** Joycare Media (2017) Pets – Exercise Disclosure: A copy of the book was received for review purposes. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:  All Hands on Pet! Your How-To Guide on Home Physical Therapy… Read More »

Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human

Zoobiquity: What Animals Can Teach Us About Being Human by Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, M.D. and Kathryn Bowers Stars: ***** Random House of Canada (2012) Science This post contains affiliate links Summary: Do animals overeat? Get breast cancer? Have fainting spells? Inspired by an eye-opening consultation at the Los Angeles Zoo, which revealed that a monkey experienced… Read More »