From ANIMAL PEOPLE, September 2013: (Actually published on October 8, 2013)
One Big Happy Family: Heartwarming Tales of Animals Caring for One Another by Lisa Rogak St. Martin’s Press (c/o MacMillan, 175 Fifth Ave., New York, NY 10010), 2013. 145 pages, paperback. $14.99.
Lisa Rogak in One Big Happy Family treats us to short but sweet stories of animals caring for animals of other species. Among the most unusual cases is that of Hiroko, a cat kept by Japanese farmers Norio and Yoshiko Endo. Hiroko had three kittens in 2007, but all of them died. Soon afterward Hiroko was accidentally left in a room with a pair of duck eggs. She apparently hatched the eggs and was found––and photographed––keeping the ducklings warm. Read more