2) Cat found
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In a town where cats are tormented, eleven-year-old Billy finds Conga, injured and unappealing, and hides her in his bedroom to recover, then begins a crusade to stop the cat killers and find a safe haven for strays.
Have you ever wondered why we stop to watch the orange glow that arrives before sunset, or why we flock to see cherry blossoms bloom in spring? Is there a reason that people -- regardless of gender, age, culture, or ethnicity -- are mesmerized by baby animals, and can't help but smile when they see a burst of confetti or a cluster of colorful balloons? We are often made to feel that the physical world has little or no impact on our inner joy. Increasingly,...