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Animal Happiness

Moving Exploration of Animals and Their Emotions - From Cats and Dogs to Orangutans and Tortoises

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A New York Times Notable Book of 1994! Highly respected author, philosopher, and animal trainer Vicki Hearne offers a treasure trove of animal anecdotes, all written in her unique and poetic style. Through entertaining stories about cats, horses, an ornamental carp, a scorpion, and tortoises, Hearne focuses on how each of these various creatures experiences happiness in its own special way. She takes issue with Ludwig Wittgenstein on lions and language, discusses the naming of pets, and considers the process of mourning a loved dog’s death.

  • Publisher: Skyhorse (August 17, 2007)
  • Length: 256 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781628730647

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