Poultry in the Pulpit: Further Revelations of the Vet in the Vestry Cameron 1988 Submitter: Not sure what to make of this from the cover. Holly: This is the memoir of a veterinarian who became a minister. Here’s the Publishers
Anything animals: domestic, wild and creepy crawly
Submitter: The eyes of the dog and cat on the cover are very disturbing. If glowing ink had been on offer from the publisher, I’m sure this book would have used it. Inside there are few pictures, none of them seemed to “capture” phychic-ness, in my opinion. I have included the one picture of a human, mostly because of his illustrious credentials: Director of the Duke University Parapsychological Laboratory and leading American authority on animals with psychic powers. Ahem.
Holly: Whatever those pets on the cover are picking up on is freaking them out. A book like this can work in a public library as something fun (or even serious to those who are into that sort of thing – I make no judgments!), but they aren’t generally meant to last 38 years. Weed and replace!
Trading Tongues with Tweety
Hand Feeding Baby Birds Cooper 1979 Submitter: The back cover on this one is especially interesting. He’s trading tongues with a bird??? Holly: For the love of all things holy, what is happening here? Whyyyy would you do that? Birds
No Naughty Cats
No Naughty Cats: The First Intelligent Guide to Cat Training Pirotin and Cohen 1985 Submitter: First of all, 1985. Cover, design, everything is old-fashioned and faded. Second, training your cat to come when called? If you want a dog, get
The Contemplative Cat
Do Cats Think? Corey 1977 As I type this, one of my “well-trained” cats is sitting on my desk, pushing items off onto the floor. Right now, there is a battery, usb cord, and 3 pennies on the floor after
Cathletics For Kitty
Cathletics Ways to Amuse and Exercise Your Cat Loeb and Loeb 1981 Like many librarians, I have a couple of cats. (They match my cardigan and sensible shoes.) Like most cats, they are “overscheduled” with constant cat chores: napping, moving
What’s in the stars for your cat?
Cat Astrology Daniels 1976 So what is your cat’s sign? I believe my cats are Pisces. Must be the fish symbol. As I am not a professional on astrology, I can only assume this must mean my cats are all
Red Carpet Pups Foster 2013 I have a pet peeve about animals in outfits. Just no. They always look embarrassed. However, I am quite sure that there is an audience for this book. Kristin Stewart and Niki Menaj fans, maybe?