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Saturday, November 12, 2016

Animal Stories 2 Inspire Anthology

Tales2Inspire Garnet
Series: The Crystal Collection: Stories that Tickle the Funny Bone
Edited by Lois W. Stern

ISBN-10: 1530811198Genre: Nonfiction: Short Stories/Anthology
Available on Amazon

Heartwarming short stories by several authors about loving and being loved by pets,
By Author-Zone
5.0 out of 5 stars

If you like animals, this anthology is a must read. If you don't, but you end up reading these beautiful stories anyway, you may end up loving them too. Different authors contributed to this edition with a mix of animal tales ranging from birds to cats and dogs to horses and elephants, and others. I happen to love animals so it was easy for me to immerse myself in these fabulous short stories mainly representing personal experiences or others learned from family or friends. If anything the tender, and humane way animals were loved and treated by their masters - as depicted in each of the stories - made me think that there have to be more kind people in this world than evil ones and that animals are here for a reason - humans being part of it. The treatment of performing elephants was the exception, that is until they became useless and ended up in Sanctuaries - where their lives changed for the better.

When I learned from Glenda Reynolds about her story "I Chose the Best of the Litter" published in this anthology, I proceeded to buy the book. Of course, I read her story first. I simply loved it! As sad as it was for me to read about the beginning and the end of her pet companion, I admire the way in which she described the beauty of the "adoption," the joys the pick of the litter had brought to her household, and then the heartfelt narration of the final decision.

After reading Glenda's loving tale, I felt compelled to read the entire collection. I am glad I did.

Our Creatures New Role
By D. Diderot
5.0 out of 5 stars

Truly absorbing and charming real life vingetts that our human minds to the utterly emotional world of animals. Recommended to me by the author who knew mr trough the scientific treatises of animal consciousness, my appreciation runs deeply as this titles and others have been a pleasure to have read. Today’s culture naturally grasp of animals as feeling and thinking creatures. As science has come to understand the creature cognition is driven by the stat gleaned by their remarkable perceptual sensations, intently more sophisticated than any human. In 100 years, society has reversed our previous assertion that we humans occupy, sit atop the animal kingdom, in a crowned position, currently viewed as in no way the exceptional creature whose exclusive conscious demonstrates all others as the feeling, carrying, thinking and doing member of the animal family. Each story opens up the emotionally charged interactions of animals with people and each other.

By Jodie
Amazon Reader
5.0 out of 5 stars

Interesting true stories
By Sharon Miner,
A collection of amazing stories about not just the typical animals like dogs and horses, but also birds, pigs and even elephants! Includes photos and bio for each contributing author.By Amazon
4.0 out of 5 stars

Love these short stories
By Charlotte Gressley
Love short stories? Love animals? Looking for a great gift? Buy this book and any in the collection. These authors are great.
5.0 out of 5 stars


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