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Putnam, Nov 2003, 10.95, 144 pp.
ISBN: 039915132

In each and everyone one of “The Cat Who” mystery books, Siamese felines Koko and Yum Yum play an intricate role. Their human James Mackintosh Qwilleran, columnist to the Moose County something, shares some thoughts about these felines who enriched his life.
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Koko came to live with Qwill when his owner died and thanks to the feisty feline with sixty whiskers instead of the normal forty-eight, the murderer was apprehended. Koko didn't like being left alone all day and started eating Qwill's wool clothing. He had to stop Koko from spitting up the resulting hairballs so he found her a pet of her own, the cat Yum Yum who bonded instantly with the man and his feline.

Further anecdotes about Koko and Yum-Yum reveal the personality traits of the Siamese cats and, how they all became a family, and some very interesting adventure they experienced. Fans of “The Cat Who” series will want to read this adorable anthology that will make a delightful unique holiday present for feline lovers.

Harriet Klausner

The review of this Book prepared by Harriet Klausner

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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   upbeat Time/era of story    -   2000+ (Present Day) Animal story    -   Yes Kind of animal:    -   cat Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book

Main Character

Gender    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American)


United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Midwest

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   roughly even amounts of descript and dialog

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