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Lost and Found: True tales of love and rescue from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home [Paperback]

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home
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30 Jan 2014

In the heart-warming Lost and Found, discover tales from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home that celebrate the power of animals to transform people's lives.

We hear from the young boy whose Battersea dog helped him to deal with a serious autoimmune disease, and from a woman whose Staffie was the friend who got her through cancer.

We meet the couple who were brought together by a Battersea dog; the man who took on a three-legged kitten which changed his life; and the former Battersea hound who became a search and rescue dog.

Read these and many other powerful stories from Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Lost and Found has something for dog and cat lovers alike, and is perfect reading for fans of A Streetcat Named Bob and Paul O'Grady's For The Love Of Dogs.

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is the UK's oldest and most famous home for dogs and cats. The Home aims never to turn away a dog or cat in need of help, reuniting lost dogs and cats with their owners or caring for them until new homes can be found. Battersea also works to educate the public about responsible pet ownership. Every year the Home cares for over 9,000 lost, abandoned and neglected dogs and cats, and in 2010 the home marked its 150th anniversary.


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Product details

  • Paperback: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin (30 Jan 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1405912723
  • ISBN-13: 978-1405912723
  • Product Dimensions: 19.6 x 12.6 x 2.2 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (48 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 3,344 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is the UK's oldest and most famous home for dogs and cats. The Home aims never to turn away a dog or cat in need of help, reuniting lost dogs and cats with their owners or caring for them until new homes can be found. Battersea also works to educate the public about responsible pet ownership. Every year the Home cares for over 9,000 lost, abandoned and neglected dogs and cats, and in 2010 the home marked its 150th anniversary


Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5 stars
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Tales of love and rescue 13 Feb 2014
Format:Paperback
As a lifelong animal lover I have thoroughly enjoyed this book. I 've been so engrossed in all the stories that I found it hard to put it down! The real-life tales of love and rescue are a much needed tonic. It's encouraging to know there are good people out there who are prepared to go that extra mile for a four-legged friend. A wonderfully hart-warming read.
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4.0 out of 5 stars Heartwarming 5 Feb 2014
By Tracey
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This is a lovely book full of tales of hope for rescued animals and even a little romance in one!
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Heart warming 15 Feb 2014
By Kazster
Format:Kindle Edition
Absolutely love the stories in the book!! Much recommended for anyone who loves BDCH as much as me! I hope to be able to re-home one of their poor dogs or cats in the near future!

You'd have to have a heart of stone not to shed a tear at every story .
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5.0 out of 5 stars A great present 17 May 2014
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I bought this for my wife, she loved it although i had to go to the shops to refresh our supply of tissues as she had used ours up reading the book, Joe
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4.0 out of 5 stars A good read 27 Feb 2014
By Kev
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This was a good read and very clearly written. Paul O'Grady's foreword was also good, encouraging me to buy it.
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5.0 out of 5 stars love it 19 May 2014
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what a lovey original way to present the various success stories from Battersea, I thoroughly enjoyed all their stories and made a small donation at the same time. well done Battersea
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5.0 out of 5 stars Lost and found 1 Aug 2014
By Ellie
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I chose 5 star because I've always loved dogs and cats so this book was good for me helping me understand how animals all shaped and sizes can bring people together and help those through difficult times. Some of the stories can be a bit emotional like a staffer called Guinness helped gill get threw cancer but apart from that I think it was amazing!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars 2 July 2014
By Karen
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Loved this book .couldn't put it down .
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyed it.
Very moving stories in here, verey well written. Enjoyed it.
Published 2 days ago by Maureen Fisher
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Excellent
Published 7 days ago by grogger
5.0 out of 5 stars It's so nice to know that rescue dogs/cats find loving new homes ...
This was a heart warming read. It's so nice to know that rescue dogs/cats find loving new homes and have new adventures.
Published 14 days ago by susie
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Pleased
Published 22 days ago by Barry millard
5.0 out of 5 stars Beautiful book
An amazing heartwarming book I couldn't put it down. It's heartbreaking when you read of people's best friends passing away but for them to have been rescued and then led wonderful... Read more
Published 1 month ago by Gill Dobson
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
lovely stories of cats and dogs.
Published 1 month ago by Mrs. CONSTANCE J. EDWARDS
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
mum loved the book
Published 1 month ago by LJ
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
An informative and interesting account of both sides of the adoption process - prospective owners and would-be pets.
Published 2 months ago by puddleduck
5.0 out of 5 stars True and heartening stories
I really enjoyed all these stories and it really made you see how well looked after, cared for and dedicated people tend to animals are at this place of work. Patricia Fenn.
Published 3 months ago by Mrs. P. A. Fenn
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
A lovely story
Published 3 months ago by Joyce Conridge
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