Cat Found by Ingrid LeeCat Found by Ingrid Lee

Cat Found

byIngrid Lee

Paperback | March 1, 2013

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A poignant tale of a boy's struggle to keep a stray cat from harm.

In Billy's small town, stray cats are running wild, and there's growing pressure to get rid of them. The school bullies don't even hesitate to throw rocks at the poor creatures! So when Billy finds a wounded, starving kitten and sneaks her home,he has to be extra-careful to keep her hidden while he nurses her back to health. However precious little Conga is to him, he knows his dad would take her away if he discovered her, cozy and warm in Billy's bedroom.

As long as she stays hidden, Conga's out of harm's way, but what about all the other cats? Can Billy and his friends face the bullies, show the town the importance of caring for abandoned animals, and find a safe haven for strays?

A soon-to-be-classic animal story from the author of Dog Lost.

Ingrid Lee is a writer and a teacher. Her first novel, Dog Lost, was based on a true story. Ann M. Martin called the book "wonderfully heart-rousing." Ingrid lives with her family in Toronto, Ontario.
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Title:Cat FoundFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.57 × 5.25 × 0.41 inPublished:March 1, 2013Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545351081

ISBN - 13:9780545351089

Reviews

Rated 2 out of 5 by from Alright It is good for a very young demographic, but I didn't really like it very much.
Date published: 2016-11-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from A story about friendship This book is about a boy and a cat. It's a story for young readers 9-12. A book about friendship and doing what is right. The small town of Clydesdale has a cat problem that needs fixing, and Conga and Billy will do what's right. A book for animal lovers.
Date published: 2013-11-29

Editorial Reviews

Praise for Ingrid Lee:"A gripping, fast-paced story full of appealingly raw emotion and youthful devotion." -Booklist"A tough book, a tender book, and one I shan't forget." -Michael Morpurgo, author of War Horse"Much more than a breathless page-turner. It's a brutally honest novel... And Lee brings together her winning, motley cast, human and animal, for a wonderfully heart-rousing ending. I loved it." -Ann M. Martin, author of A Dog's Life