Book-Animal Camp: Reflections on a Decade of Love, Hope and Veganism at Catskill Animal Sanctuary
Expanded and revised paperback with10 new chapters, new photos and resource section. Laugh, cry, fall in love....and think about what you're having for dinner. Publication date: May 15, 2013
"If you love animals and believe they draw breath from the same source as we do, you'll love Animal Camp."
~John Robbins, author of Diet For a New America
"An incredibly moving, beautiful, sincere, honest book--one that, if read with a complete open heart, will have the capacity to change lives!"
~Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, author and animal rights activist
"Laugh. Cry. Fall in love. At the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Kathy Stevens has created heaven-on-earth. And now, with this book, we all get to experience it."
~Rory Freedman, co-author of Skinny Bitch
Animal Camp: Reflections on a Decade of Love, Hope, and Veganism at Catskill Animal Sanctuary by Kathy Stevens, founder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary, is now available in an all-new, revised and expanded edition!
More than 2,500 animals have lived out their lives at CAS, and the souls of countless humans have been forever changed through their experiences with these beautiful creatures. Animal Camp highlights CAS inhabitants such as the trio of Franklin the hypersensitive pig, Tucker the steer who thinks he's a puppy, and Hope the horse with low self-esteem. These brave and funny animals were the first to attend the Animal Camp of the title, a satellite farm where residents with social difficulties get the space they need to heal. Animal Camp is far more than the heartwarming and provocative stories of the CAS residents, however. Kathy also uses her authorial clarity and courage to delve into the ethics of factory farming, and makes a cogent, moral argument for going vegan. Animal Camp is the perfect guide to understanding the many arguments for going cruelty free, especially the one most often overlooked: the animals themselves. It includes a comprehensive resource section for those eager to begin or to hasten their journey.
Kathy and her message of "kindness to all" have been featured in the New York Times and Veg News magazine, as well as on Good Morning America (CBS) and NBC Nightly News. Kathy is a popular blogger on farm animal issues for the Huffington Post and the author of the critically and commercially successful Where the Blind Horse Sings.