Lost and Found Cat

Lost and Found Cat

The True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey

Book - 2017
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When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can't bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In one moment, he is gone. After an unsuccessful search, his family has to continue their journey, leaving brokenhearted. A few days later, aid workers in Greece find the lost cat. Knowing how much his family has sacrificed already, they are desperate to reunite them with the cat they love so much. A worldwide community comes together to spread the word on the Internet and in the news media, and after several months the impossible happens--Kunkush's family is found, and they finally get their happy ending in their new home. This remarkable true story is told by the real people involved, with the full cooperation of Kunkush's family.
Publisher: New York :, Crown Books for Young Readers,, [2017]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781524715472
Branch Call Number: E KUN
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm


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LiztheLibrarian Feb 09, 2018

This is a beautiful true story about a refugee family's journey, their losing their cat, and the eventual reunification between them and their beloved family pet.

Aug 04, 2017

My daughter is 5 and she LOVED this story. It was read many times while we had it and gave a heartwarming story of love in a time of a lot of strife and fear.

I tell my girls when something bad happens 'Look for the helpers'... this is a wonderful example of how acts of kindness make a lasting impact on people and a community.

Jul 25, 2017

My 11 year old and I loved this story. Super relevant, inspiring and heart warming. It also gives an update on the real family with photo's.

May 06, 2017

A wonderful story about what people do to keep their pets and how some lost pets find their way home against all odds.

Apr 25, 2017

Una historia conmovedora que narra una historia de amor, fortaleza y determinacion. Mi gran respecto para los protagonistas que hacen la vida e historias de miles sino millones de refugiados un poco mas ligeras. Y a todos los refugiados; mucha fuerza.

Mar 02, 2017

Sad story with a happy ending.

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