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CATSTER

MODERN CAT

“Homeless guy fell in love with a stray, 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

 

“A riveting account of lost cat and two men who love her is a book that will, without sentimentality, tug at readers’ heartstrings long after”

Best Friends Magazine

 

 TOP TEN CAT BOOKS ON AMAZON for literary ailurophiles
Place For Cats

 

Among the most requested of GOODREADS GIVEAWAYS

“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

EVENTS & READINGS

14 July 2018, London: Catfest cat festival speaking with Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson
The Oval Space, 29-32 The Oval, E2 9DT

 

28 June 2018, London: Strays reading & shelter cat fundraiser
Coffee, Cake & Kisses, 54 Warren Street, W1, 7-9pm

 

8 April 2018, Los Angeles: Roar Shack literary series
826LA in Echo Park, 1714 W. Sunset Blvd, Echo Park, CA 90026

 

15 DECEMBER 2017, LONDON: Xmas Strays benefit for Feline Friends rescue cats
Coffee, Cake & Kisses, 54 Warren Street, W1, 7-9pm

 

3-5 NOVEMBER 2017, LOS ANGELES: Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats Weekend fundraiser.
Mor York Gallery, Highland Park, noon-9pm, kittybungalow.org/art-show

 

28 OCTOBER 2017, NEW YORK: Halloween Happy Hour reading, film and kitties in costumes
Brooklyn Cat Cafe, 149 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 7-8pm, catcafebk.com/post/1355

 

26 OCTOBER 2017, NEW YORK: Britt Collins and Gwen Cooper reading & signing for Companion Animal Trust benefit.
Fussy Friends, 148 Newark Ave, Jersey City, NJ, 7-830pm imgrum.one/fussy_friends_jc

 

18 OCTOBER 2017, LOS ANGELES, Strays reading and talk on the healing power of animals.
Los Angeles Breakfast Club, wherevent.com/detail/The-Los-Angeles-Strays

FOR EVENTS & SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS
Ariele.Fredman@simonandschuster.com

 

AGENT
Hill Nadell Literary Agency
+310 860 9605
Bonnie@hillnadell.com

 

US PUBLICITY
Simon & Schuster
+212 698 7000
Alison.Hinchcliffe@simonandschuster.com

 

UK PUBLICITY
Simon & Schuster
+212 698 7000
Iain.Macgregor@simonandschuster.com

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