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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Published first published October 10th To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. To ask other readers questions about Bastet's Blessing , please sign up. Lists with This Book. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Karen Hiatt rated it really liked it Jul 18, Jacqueline Jacobelly rated it really liked it Mar 24, Young rated it it was amazing Feb 28, Barbara rated it it was amazing Aug 28, Joella Berkner marked it as to-read Sep 07, Linda marked it as to-read Aug 23, My one favorite of the bunch.
Day of Discovery Set of mostly fair stories with a few very enjoyable ones. Friedman Genetically engineered cats trounce monsters. Griffin Cat promotes himself protector of young mage. Lackey Cats in space; again genetically altered but telepathic this time. When part of the title needs written in all caps, it is not a good sign.
Jun 06, Misha rated it liked it Shelves: Cats are presented in all shapes, colors, sizes, alike in self-confidence and general ingenuity. There seems never to have been a cat who was not entirely equal to the situation which confronts him or her. In other words, there are no extraordinary cats, merely ones to whom unusual opportunities present themselves.
Sep 01, Wendy rated it really liked it. Cats in science fiction and fantasy. With a cup of Earl Grey and Amaretto. My daughter and i have borrowed one of the lines to repeat to each other when appropriate - "I lied. May 22, Linn Browning rated it really liked it. I love this book. From a dimension of lost socks to the concept that lost time must go somewhere and collects tangibly, this short story is a gem. Feb 06, PickyReader rated it liked it Shelves: Stories I actually liked: It mirrored Jonathan Swift's style, in that every other word was capitalized for no apparent reason.
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All the others were either just ok, or not even Stories I actually liked: All the others were either just ok, or not even worth investing the time to finish reading them. Dec 06, Jewell Moreno rated it really liked it.
Catfantastic: Nine Lives and Fifteen Tales
If you are a cat lover, like me, and love fantasy and science fiction, like me, this is the book for you. What fun, anthology of many stories by several different authors. This was such fun. I have the entire series, so I'll have to keep reading. Every story in this anthology was worth the read. Nov 12, Freyja rated it really liked it.
9 Tales O' Cats Series by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough
Several fun stories involving cats of various sorts. They are rather like popcorn: There is science fiction and mystery also. Dec 21, Ju Transcendancing rated it really liked it Shelves: Find my review on my blog as part of my 'Retro Fiction Review Series' - http: This anthology is beautifully put together as a hardcover with thick paper and it's one of those books you enjoy the physical feeling of reading. The book boasts 15 stories with an interesting table of contents. The anthology features predominantly female author names, with three or four gender ambiguous names as well.
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There are a variety of protagonists, some human, some cat, some ma Find my review on my blog as part of my 'Retro Fiction Review Series' - http: There are a variety of protagonists, some human, some cat, some male, some female - a nice balance that reads well. In her introduction, Andre Norton discusses the "weighty subject of cats" vii and what she suggests is an affinity between them and writers. She points out that it is because the cat is known to be mysterious, at times imperious and well known to live by their own non-human standards that makes cats such a fascinating subject for story telling.
Certainly if this anthology is anything to go by, I find myself agreeing with Ms. She summaries the book as "fifteen histories [that] deal not only with spells but also with diplomatic relations on other planets, with forbidden research, engineering on a grand scale and with guardians who know their duty and expertly do it" viii.
I'm not usually one for short story anthologies, although every so often I come across an anthology sufficiently seductive enough that I cannot resist. May 02, Bob Rust rated it it was amazing. Apr 10, Sallie rated it really liked it Shelves: Nov 03, Linda rated it liked it Recommends it for: Pretty much exactly what you would expect from a collection of stories about cats and fantasy and science fiction. Most of the stories are cute, often cloyingly so.
No new ground is covered, but cat lovers will leave feeling that their love has been properly represented. Mar 15, Freya rated it really liked it Shelves: This book contains 15 short cat stories. I enjoyed reading this as it was nice to take a break from long books and non-fiction and read something short a bit at a time without losing the plot. I particularly liked cats aboard spaceships: These stories are written from both the perspectives of humans and cats, and I think I'll keep an eye out for the other ones in the series.
Apr 25, penny shima glanz rated it really liked it Shelves: It took severe discipline and a good amount of bribery to let this one last more than one sitting. I'm now on the hunt for the other four Jun 05, Genny rated it it was ok Recommends it for: I am a little embarassed to rate this book, but I did because I think it's funny to see it on my "shelf" here. I read it years and years and years ago, when I was but a young tween who loved cats.
Some of the stories in this one weren't bad. Sep 21, Camille Stanford rated it liked it Shelves: A collection of short stories about cats, I found most of them pretty interesting.
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There were a few I found boring, and there were a few that I loved.