Lost and Found Cat

Lost and Found Cat

The True Story of Kunkush's Incredible Journey

Book - 2017
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When an Iraqi family is forced to flee their home, they can't bear to leave their beloved cat, Kunkush, behind. So they carry him with them from Iraq to Greece, keeping their secret passenger hidden away. But during the crowded boat crossing to Greece, his carrier breaks and the frightened cat runs from the chaos. In one moment, he is gone. After an unsuccessful search, his family has to continue their journey, leaving brokenhearted. A few days later, aid workers in Greece find the lost cat. Knowing how much his family has sacrificed already, they are desperate to reunite them with the cat they love so much. A worldwide community comes together to spread the word on the Internet and in the news media, and after several months the impossible happens Kunkush s family is found, and they finally get their happy ending in their new home.
Publisher: New York : Crown Books for Young Readers, [2017]
ISBN: 9781524715489
1524715484
9781524715472
1524715476
Branch Call Number: J636.8 K96L EASY
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Cornelison, Sue
Shrodes, Amy

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A Muslim family flee Mosul, Iraq and eventually arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos where they lose their beloved cat. Unable to wait until he reappears, they must leave on bus that will take them closer to their new lives in Norway. The cat is eventually found by a volunteer who works tirelessl... Read More »


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LiztheLibrarian Feb 09, 2018

This is a beautiful true story about a refugee family's journey, their losing their cat, and the eventual reunification between them and their beloved family pet.

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The_Thorne
Aug 04, 2017

My daughter is 5 and she LOVED this story. It was read many times while we had it and gave a heartwarming story of love in a time of a lot of strife and fear.

I tell my girls when something bad happens 'Look for the helpers'... this is a wonderful example of how acts of kindness make a lasting impact on people and a community.

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Olivy
Jul 25, 2017

My 11 year old and I loved this story. Super relevant, inspiring and heart warming. It also gives an update on the real family with photo's.

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SoftFire
May 06, 2017

A wonderful story about what people do to keep their pets and how some lost pets find their way home against all odds.

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Ailil2017
Apr 25, 2017

Una historia conmovedora que narra una historia de amor, fortaleza y determinacion. Mi gran respecto para los protagonistas que hacen la vida e historias de miles sino millones de refugiados un poco mas ligeras. Y a todos los refugiados; mucha fuerza.

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wildct2003
Mar 02, 2017

Sad story with a happy ending.

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