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“Homeless guy fell in love with a stay, took her everywhere for a year, then realized something incredible”

– The Dodo (three million views)


“When a homeless man met a stray feline, it led to an odyssey that changed their lives”
— New York Post


“A tearjerker of a movie waiting to happen”

— Bustle (16 best non-fiction reads)


“Endearing and beautiful . . .  Collins’ astute understanding of the power of
companion animal bonds makes Strays rich with emotion”

— Shelf Awareness


“Compelling true story of a Portland cat that traveled 3,500 miles”

— The Oregonian


“Readers who empathized with A Street Cat Named Bob will be moved by this healing love story”

— Library Journal


“An inspirational story about love, loss and redemption”

— Oscala Style magazine


“Beautifully written and with great sensitivity by a gifted writer . . . It’s a story about
doing the right thing, even when it rips your heart out to do so”

— The Conscious Cat


“MUST-READ book of 2017 . . .  An amazing story destined to be a movie”

— Mochas, Meows & Mysteries


“Written in a highly detailed, narrative style, this is both a heartwarming tale of animals’ ability to transform people and a humanizing depiction of the factors leading to homelessness”

— Booklist


“A compilation of adventure, mystery, and tenderness”

— Fully Feline magazine


You’ll laugh, you’ll cry and most likely be a wreck at the bittersweet ending. But it’ll be well worth it”

— Purrington Post


The Best Reads for fall 2017

— Modern Cat magazine


“Collins tells the story of a lost cat with compassion and great flair, taking the reader on a journey across the West Coast, into the hearts of the grieving owner and troubled man who rescued her”

— Animal Alliance NYC (essential 2017 holiday reading list)


“The prose is beautiful, the story compelling”

— Literary Pride


“Obsessions we’re talking about . . . this true story introduces readers to a homeless man who rescues a cat and the inseparable duo travel the West Coast together”

— Catster magazine


“Strays is told by a gifted writer with the ability to see the world from both a feline and human perspective”

— Kittystar blog


“A homeless drifter, a faithful owner, and a lost cat inspired London author Britt Collins to put an incredible journey of love and change into words”

— Wide Open Pets


“Loving Strays . . .  reading it felt like I was eavesdropping on the characters’ conversations and lives”

— Greg Glover, 94.7 Alternative Portland radio


 “An incredible story about a starving stray cat who finds her way into a homeless man’s sleeping bag and his heart. Strays proves cats are angels and it’s a story you won’t soon forget”

— Mouse Breath


 “Britt Collins, author of the brilliant book Strays, has created London’s first cat festival… a sure-fire hit”

— Vogue Italia


 “You’re in for a wild adventure. Right from the first page you’re drawn in and gripped till the end. It’s sure to be a film, perhaps with Johnny Depp playing Michael”

— Surfing Ann’s Blog (Book of the week)


 “This book snuck up on me. Recommended for all cat lovers”

— More Than Just Books


“Strays offers a fascinating and complex twist for all those who loved Bob the street cat”

— I Can Has Cheezburger


“Awww you need in life . . .  coffee with kittens as Britt Collins reads from her new book Strays at the Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats”

—Los Angeles Magazine


 “Let the words of Britt Collins warm you inside as you curl up with a kitty and listen to her
 read passages from Strays at Kitty Bungalow’s art show to help cats in need”

— Cattiper


 TOP TEN CAT BOOKS ON AMAZON for literary ailurophiles


Among the most requested of GOODREADS GIVEAWAYS


90.7 WFUV, NPR radio, New York 










“Part love story, part adventure epic, part travelogue, part social commentary, Strays will give you insight into healing capacity of our furry friends. Super-riveting”

— Caroline Paul, New York Time bestselling author of Lost Cat


“At times heart-wrenching, Strays held me captive, eager, and anxious for little Tabor”

— Barbara Bennett, author of Soul of a Lion


“A touching, in-depth look at the lives of a remarkable stray cat and a remarkable down-and-out man who brought each other joy and unexpected adventure”

— Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, bestselling author of The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats


“A powerful tale of a drifting saving, and being saved, by a stray feline… a reminder that the animals that shadow us in our lives help to make us more human”

— Scott Carney, New York Times Bestselling author of What Doesn’t Kill Us


“An affectionate telling of a remarkable story, there’s much more here than a tale of survival and adventure on the margins of society. Strays reminds us that there’s no such thing as a small or insignificant life”

— Francis Battista, Co-Founder of Best Friends Animal Society


Strays is a window into another world, and gives a compassionate and honest account of what it feels like not to have a place to call ‘home’, and to seek comfort in unexpected places”

— Ruby Warrington, author of Material Girl, Mystical World

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