A Book To Lighten Your Day, Then Make You Think About Homelessness

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Screen shot 2013-10-02 at 1.30.00 PMA Street Cat Named Bob was a very sweet story about two homeless creatures, James Bowen and a ginger cat, finding each other and providing each other with unconditional love. More than that, it gave insight into James’ backstory – how he lost his way, became a heroin addict, and found his way back.

Without the “cuteness” of Street Cat Bob, he may never have made a living as a street performer or magazine seller – women were attracted to Bob and wanted to stroke his fur and hear his story and make contributions to his welfare. And James may never have received the help to totally get off addictive drugs and fight for a real life for himself. So yes, Bob did save James Bowen’s life. He found transformation in his life and health thanks to Bob. He wrote, “It was as if someone had drawn back the curtains…

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About tjmcfee

Freelance writer. Activist on homeless issues. 48 years old. I write about subjects that need to be examined closely and thoughtfully. The idea for Brain Sections came from reading a book about abandoned asylums. I wanted to set a suspense story in that setting. The inclusion of crazed scientists turning homeless people into zombies is what makes the story unique. View all posts by tjmcfee

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