In Billy's small town, stray cats are running wild, and some people want to get rid of them. The school bullies even throw rocks at the poor creatures! So when Billy finds a hurt, starving kitten and sneaks her home, he has to be extra careful to keep her hidden while he nurses her back to health. However precious little Conga is to him, he knows his dad would take her away if he discovered her, cozy and warm in Billy's bedroom!
And what about all the other cats? Can Billy and his friends face the bullies, show the town the importance of caring for abandoned animals, and find a safe haven for strays?
A soon-to-be-classic animal story by the author of DOG LOST.
INGRID LEE is a writer and a schoolteacher. Her first novel, DOG LOST, is based on a true story. Ann M. Martin called the book "wonderfully heart-rousing." Lee lives with her family in Toronto, Canada.
- From CAT FOUND
Billy looked down at the plywood crates again. He bent close
and called, "Cat. Hey, cat."
The stray rushed into his arms.
didn't know what to do. He looked around for some help. People hurrying by paid
him no mind. He was just a dirty boy with a dirty cat.
The cat felt so light.
Billy could feel its heart beating out of time.