Animal Camp

Animal Camp

Lessons in Love and Hope From Rescued Farm Animals

Book - 2010
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Baker & Taylor
Shares the author's experience working with rescued animals at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary in upstate New York.

Perseus Publishing
Picking up where she left off in Where the Blind Horse Sings, Kathy Stevens regales us with more tales of the rescued animals at Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), some touching, some hilarious, all provocative. We meet Barbie, the broiler hen found hiding under a blue Honda in Brooklyn who falls for the animal ambassador Rambo, a ram with an uncanny sense of what others need. Then there’s Norma Rae, the turkey rescued from a ?turkey bowl” just before Thanksgiving. There’s also Noah, a twenty-one-year-old stallion, starved and locked in a dark stall for his entire life until he came to the safety and plenty of CAS. Claude, the giant pink free-range pig, is but another of the ?underfoot family,” those who roam the barnyard, free and with dignity, interacting with their own and other species in startling and profound ways.

The love Stevens has for these animals, and the amount of love they give her in return, is stunning and will make any reader more thoughtful of how we treat a whole class of animals in this country. Pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys, horses, goats, sheep, and more, march into CAS and into our hearts as we learn about their quirks and personalities and what makes us human.


Norton Pub
Picking up where she left off in Where the Blind Horse Sings, Kathy Stevens regales us with more tales of the rescued animals at Catskill Animal Sanctuary (CAS), some touching, some hilarious, all provocative. We meet Barbie, the broiler hen found hiding under a blue Honda in Brooklyn who falls for the animal ambassador Rambo, a ram with an uncanny sense of what others need. Then there’s Norma Rae, the turkey rescued from a “turkey bowl” just before Thanksgiving. There’s also Noah, a twenty-one-year-old stallion, starved and locked in a dark stall for his entire life until he came to the safety and plenty of CAS. Claude, the giant pink free-range pig, is but another of the “underfoot family,” those who roam the barnyard, free and with dignity, interacting with their own and other species in startling and profound ways.

The love Stevens has for these animals, and the amount of love they give her in return, is stunning and will make any reader more thoughtful of how we treat a whole class of animals in this country. Pigs, cows, chickens, turkeys, horses, goats, sheep, and more, march into CAS and into our hearts as we learn about their quirks and personalities and what makes us human.

Heart-warming stories of rescued farm animals from the author of Where the Blind Horse Sings.

Publisher: New York, NY : Skyhorse Pub., c2010
ISBN: 9781616080112
1616080116
Branch Call Number: 636.0832 St475a 2010
Characteristics: xv, 189 p. , [16] p. of plates : col. ill. ; 24 cm

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Silvertiger
Jul 17, 2013

Nice book and decent read. The problem I had is the way the author kept ragging on non-vegan people, and kept going off the subject. This is the second book she has done this.

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HereHere
Jul 11, 2011

This is a fantastic read. Joyful. And a quick read, too! It makes you think a little bit more about the 'face on your plate' too.

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