The Library Cat Who Touched The World

Posted by on Mar 12, 2013
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"Vicki Myron, the former director of the Spencer, Iowa, public library, tells the true story of the tiny, frozen kitten she found pushed through the book-return slot one bitter-cold January morning in 1988. She and her staff revived him -- and decided to keep him. They named him Dewey (naturally) and he lived the rest of his 19-plus years in Spencer's library. Dewey greeted patrons when they arrived at the door, snoozed on the shelves, snuggled in the laps of readers, and attended all meetings and story hours. Always, he exhibited exemplary behavior -- "calm, patient, dignified, intelligent, and above all, outgoing." Read more to learn about this small-town cat's global impact. [Full Story]

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