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Citizen Mitten

My life with a cat my family says was as nutty as me

William Voedisch

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  • Paperback: 200 pages
  • Dimensions: 6.00" x 8.00"
  • ISBN: 978-0-9823809-0-1
  • Publication Date: 2009-09-01
  • East Wind Ink

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Citizen Mitten

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Mitten, the craziest of cats, nearly drove the whole family nuts. How crazy? I had to extract him from two major appliances, he would roll in dirt and change color, he would actually hide from us, outside he would play detective and turn into “stealth Mitten,” and if things weren’t going quite his way, a chomp on a human finger was in order. It was not hard to figure why someone abandoned Mitten as a kitten; he was just so nutty.

The kids said he needed someone just as nutty to care for him; he needed me.

The chapter titles on Mitten’s web site www.citizenmitten.com give a flavor for how silly we all were. This book is mostly fun, but it has its sadness. We have lost many pets, some deaths being chronicled in the pages. But we owe our pets a death with dignity. There’s a chapter devoted to cancer in dogs, which is so common today.

But it’s mostly good stuff, fun stuff, Mitten stuff. It features both cats and dogs.

I know you’ll enjoy Citizen Mitten."

- Bill Voedisch

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William Voedisch

Bill Voedisch is retired from West Publishing, where he was instrumental in the development of WESTLAW. Today he serves on his Township board, plays competitive bridge, raises sweet corn in the summer, plows snow in the winter, and has been fishing with the same guys for over 50 years. He and his wife Laurie are active in We Can Ride, a therapy riding program. Along with their horses and great volunteers, they teach therapy riding to kids and adults with disabilities at their farm, East Wind. In Citizen Mitten he shares their life with their four-legged pals, and some two-legged ones as well.