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Cleveland Amory

Data de nascimento: 2. Setembro 1917
Data de falecimento: 14. Outubro 1998

Cleveland Amory foi um escritor que dedicou sua vida à defesa dos direitos dos animais. Ele é mais conhecido pelos seus livros sobre seu gato, chamado Polar Bear, que ele salvou das ruas de Nova Iorque em 1977.

Amory foi o co-fundador da Humane Society of the United States e fundador do Fund for Animals. Também foi o presidente de NEAVS de 1987 a 1998.


„A ópera é como marido com um título estrangeiro - caro apoiar, duro de entender e portanto um desafio social supremo.“

„As anyone who has ever been around a cat for any length of time well knows cats have enormous patience with the limitations of the human kind.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas


„For an animal person, an animal-less home is no home at all.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

„One of the ways in which cats show happiness is by sleeping.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

„The people that set one animal against another haven't the guts to be bullies themselves. They're just secondhand cowards.“

„A person has an idea about foreign policy or doesn't know one’s arse from one’s elbow.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

„You won't find the wordin any self-respecting grumbler's dictionary, no matter it's Christmas Eve or the any other day.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

„You do not need to belong to the cat for a long time to realize the main thing that cats like to do is to wrap theirselves up in mystery, perhaps only except for a hobby of jumbling up everything that is in order. And if the cat can, and usually so, make a great mystery of where it was when you were searching for it even if a moment ago it was sitting by your side, do not have any doubts: its ancestors had a great pleasure to surround its origin by mystery.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas


„Giving the cat a name, like marriage, is not an easy thing. Soon I experienced the selection of name for a baby, a dog, a book, a warship, a sports team, even the king, the pope or a hurricane is just child's play compared to the selection of the cat's name.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

„You cannot expect everything even from the friendliest cat. It is still a cat.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

„I have been extremely positive with almost all new people. And why, let me ask, shan't I be? When you think, you have a lot of to say for someone you know for a short time.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

„When you are communicating with new people you do not have to know their names — after all, you've just met.“ The Cat Who Came for Christmas

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