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Giving up a thriving eleven-year teaching career, Kathy Stevens bought a disastrously rundown farm on a vast number of acres, and with sheer determination, boundless compassion, and limited funds, turned it into an acclaimed haven for abused livestock, the . Her books, Where the and , present heartening stories of the difficult work that has gone into saving more than 2,000 lives since the sanctuary's 2001 founding. Stevens lives in Saugerties, New York.
Praise for Animal Camp
"Laugh. Cry. Fall in love. At the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Kathy Stevens has created heaven-on-earth. And now, with this book, we all get to experience it."
-Rory Freedman, co-author of
"If you love animals and know that they draw breath from the same source as we do, you'll love
Animal Camp. This gentle, thoughtful, and moving book is a statement of our kinship with all of life. And it's a reminder to all of us that our choices and actions sometimes matter greatly."
-John Robbins, author of
The New Good Life,
The Food Revolution, and
Diet For a New America
Animal Camp is an incredibly moving, beautiful, sincere, honest book - one that, if read with a complete open heart, will have the capacity to change lives!"
-Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, author of
When Elephants Weep
Praise for Where the Blind Horse Sings
"The theme here is love; the result is a book that will touch all readers."
"The anecdotes are fascinating, sometimes miraculous, and their power is undeniable....the ideas behind Stevens' stories-such as the inherent equality and nobility of all species-are affecting and thought-provoking."
"Every story is a perfect gem, and all are intensely moving....The cumulative effect of all the stories and of the history of the Catskill Animal Sanctuary is powerful indeed."
-Elizabeth Marshall Thomas, author of
The Hidden Life of Dogs,
The Tribe of Tiger, and
The Hidden Life of Deer
Praise for Catskill Animal Sanctuary
"Animals don't just live safely at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, they live joyously."
-Wayne Pacelle, President, Humane Society of the United States
316 Old Stage Road Saugerties, NY 12477