Feathered Quill Book Reviews
"A girl survives a life-threatening journey that will engender her lifelong wish to protect the helpless, in this dynamic, highly credible novel by Terry Lee Caruthers."
Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"The story of a powerful woman with a passion for cats who overcame the worst of what the world has to offer and provided something kind and nurturing in return."
"A thrilling, inspirational coming-of-age story that will appeal to young readers and adults alike; cat lovers will be especially moved."
Sublime Book Review
"The author shapes a well-written and poignant story where moments of conflict and tension are balanced by the warmth of Vivie's connection with the feral cats she rescues."
"...an inspirational and informative story of those who flee the horror of war in search of freedom."
Francine Fuqua, author of In Pursuit of Abraham
"Terry Lee Caruthers's first novel is a delight."
Rhonda Rucker, author of Welcome to Bombingham
"An important story that brings history to life."
Kara Disbrow, president of Feral Feline Friends
"Woven throughout this gripping novel is Vivie's concern for her abandoned cat, Norsk, and the felines-both tame and feral-she attempts to care for throughout her journey."
"An engaging read, particularly for cat lovers, and a promising debut."