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Animal Happiness Moving Exploration of Animals and Their Emotions - from Cats and Dogs to Orangutans and Tortoises

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ISBN-10: 160239167X

ISBN-13: 9781602391673

Edition: 2007

Authors: Vicki Hearne, Elizabeth Marshall Thomas

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ANew York TimesNotable Book of 1994!nbsp; Highly respected author, philosopher, and animal trainer Vicki Hearne offers a treasure trove of animal anecdotes, all written in her unique and poetic style. Through entertaining stories about cats, horses, an ornamental carp, a scorpion, and tortoises, Hearne focuses on how each of these various creatures experiences happiness in its own special way. She takes issue with Ludwig Wittgenstein on lions and language, discusses the naming of pets, and considers the process of mourning a loved dog’s death.
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Book details

List price: $14.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/17/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.660
Language: English

Gray grew up on a farm near York, Nebraska, not far from the land her great-grandparents homesteaded in 1869.Elizabeth Marshall Thomas is a noted anthropologist and is also the author of "The Hidden Life of Dogs" (Pocket 1996), "The Tribe of Tiger", "The Harmless People", "Warrior Herdsmen", & the novels "Certain Poor Shepherds", "Reindeer Moon", & "The Animal Wife". She lives in Peterborough, New Hampshire and the Boston area.

New Introduction
Author's Introduction
Parrots and Philosophers
Too Much Leopard
Honcho de Dedeaux
English Riding, Western Style
Love and Responsibility
Living Jewels
Four-Legged Therapist
A Tom Sawyer of a Hound
Horses Without Landscapes
By a Frog's Own Light
Justice in Venice Beach
Beauty and Terror on the Wing
Straight to the Heart
Properly Pigheaded
For a Song
Max into Maximilian
The Philosopher's Cat
Companion Dog Excellent
Ordinary Wonders
A Prince Among Dogs
Peppy the Wonder Horse
The Nordic Nerd
Far Fierce Hours and Sweet
The Heart of an Aristocrat
Scrapper, Who Died of a Broken Heart
Sarah, Who Hated Holidays
A Funny Sort of Water Dog
A Distinct Impression of Diamonds
The Dedication of Tortoises
The Airedale: A Case of Genial Fraud
The Airedale's Criminal Past
"Oyez a Beaumont"
The Thoroughbred Mutt
Beware of the Dog!
What Is His Name?
About Josephine Trainer
Wittgenstein's Lion
The Case of the Disobedient Orangutans
Why Dogs Bark at Mailmen
Job's Animals: Reflections on the Sacred and the Ordinary