Call of the Cats What I Learned about Life and Love from a Feral Colony

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/8/2016
  • Publisher: New World Library

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping On Orders Over $59!
    Your order must be $59 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $15.95 Save up to $5.58
  • Rent Book $10.37
    Add to Cart Free Shipping


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

  • The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.
  • The Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.


When aspiring screenwriter Andrew Bloomfield moved into a bungalow in Southern California he soon discovered that he shared the property with a large colony of feral cats — untamed, uninterested in human touch, not purring pets in waiting. But after a midnight attack by predators that decimated yet another litter of kittens, Bloomfield decided to intervene. He began to name and nurse, feed and house, rescue and neuter. Drawing on his time living in Asia among spiritual teachers, he takes us on the contemplative, humorous, and poignant journey of saving these cats, only to find it was they who saved him by revealing a world of meaning beyond his unrealized Hollywood dreams.

Author Biography

A long time student of spiritual practices, Andrew Bloomfield lived for two years in Nepal where he translated a 17th century guidebook of spiritual sites in the Kathmandu Valley from Tibetan. He has worked as assistant manager and book buyer for East West Books in Manhattan and for Snow Lion Publications in Ithaca, NY. He wrote Learning Practical Tibetan (Snow Lion, now in its 3rd printing). In Seattle, he opened his own bookstore, Infinity Books, in Pioneer Square, where he hosted many public events, including appearances by renowned Tibetan lamas, Hindu saints, and Zen masters. He moved to Los Angeles to work with a Vedic astrologer from India and wrote How to Practice Vedic Astrology with CD-ROM for HarperCollins, which was subsequently sold to Inner Traditions’ Destiny Imprint.

Rewards Program

Write a Review