Best Friends: The True Story of the World's Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary
Best Friends The True Story of the World's Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary Author:Samantha Glen Discover a place where every animal is safe, loved...and allowed to live out its natural life. Here is the inspiring true story of BEST FRIENDS, an animal sanctuary a few dedicated people made happen, and thousands of furry and feathered friends have called home. Meet the residents, including Sinjin, the badly burned black cat and Sparkles, th... more »e broken-down packhorse. Meet their rescuers: a famous symphony conductor, a successful architect, veterinarians and others. Most of all fall in love with the animals and people who share a special bond and whose often comic, sometimes poignant, always enchanting adventures together will touch your heart - and teach us all the true meaning of Best Friends. "For everyone who has ever loved a pet, this is a message of the universal love between animals and people." (Booklist)« less
tani reviewed Best Friends: The True Story of the World's Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary on
Helpful Score: 2
Definitely worth reading, all you animal lovers!
I agree with Jennifer's review, that the writing in this book is not of the best. It reminded me a bit of the way people write about the lives of the saints. That said, I imagine it was hard for the author to give ample attention to all of the heroic people who founded Best Friends and work/worked there and tie all that in with the animal experiences.
It is a touching story and made me cry several times. I am very glad I read it and learned about the sanctuary. If I had not picked a different avenue of volunteer service in life, this book might very likely have made me want to go work there.
It is nice to know that there are such great people out in the world. I had never heard of this place, it was a good heart warming story. There is now a show on animal planet about it. Must read if you have adopted or fostered pets.
Kim P. (kimle) reviewed Best Friends: The True Story of the World's Most Beloved Animal Sanctuary on
Helpful Score: 2
Wow, how moving! Makes one want to go out and volunteer at their local shelter. And, it makes those of us who already do, feel like we are doing what we need to be doing. If you don't work in a shelter, go and help out these innocent victoms of stupid people. This book was moving and brought many moments of happiness to me. A must read about a grass roots operation in the beginning of their journey. You'll want to go along on this ride!