Homer's Odyssey

100% Positive Reviews


I bought this book last year, and it is absolutely fantastic. I loved it so much I read Gwen Cooper's "Love Saves the Day" also.  Great detail about the life of a blind cat that someone felt deserved a chance at life. And he turned out to be more amazing than anyone thought.


Be prepared with tissues. Seriously.


Pros: Easy read, well written, didn't want it to end

Fantastic book, yet it will make you laugh and cry.  I so loved Homer and he had such a special owner who took wonderful care of him.  If you are a cat lover, this is a must read.


Pros: A true story, well written, made me smile laugh and cry

Cons: I didn't want the book to end, and would love to read about Homer's continuing life

i rarely will buy books at (what i consider) a relatively high price, but i didn't think twice about buying this book (kindle version). just as is the title, this book is the story of Homer's odyssey, his journey to grow and learn to live life being blind. but more than that, this is the story of how Homer never looks at his blindness as a hindrance or a disability and lives life to it's fullest each and every day. through Homer, Gwen Cooper learns many lessons about life and love.


this was a book that i didn't want to put down, just wanted to continue reading it. i enjoyed every bit of it.


Pros: All about the cat relationship

Cons: None for me

I absolutely loved this book! The best cat story I've ever read so far. Inspirational and awesome relationship these two had.
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Homer's Odyssey

ONCE IN NINE LIVES, SOMETHING EXTRAORDINARY HAPPENS. The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already had two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart. Then Gwen’s veterinarian called with a story about a three-week-old eyeless kitten who’d been abandoned. It was love at first sight.Everyone warned that Homer would always be an “underachiever.” But the kitten nobody believed in quickly grew into a three-pound dynamo with a giant heart who eagerly made friends with every human who crossed his path. Homer scaled seven-foot bookcases with ease, survived being trapped alone for days after 9/11 in an apartment near the World Trade Center, and even saved Gwen’s life when he chased off an intruder who broke into their home in the middle of the night. But it was Homer’s unswerving loyalty, his infinite capacity for love, and his joy in the face of all obstacles that transformed Gwen’s life. And by the time she met the man she would marry, she realized that Homer had taught her the most valuable lesson of all: Love isn’t something you see with your eyes.

FeatureGwen Cooper biography cat
TitleHomer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat
AuthorGwen Cooper
Item Height7.99 inches
Item Length0.67 inches
Item Weight0.55 pounds
Item Width5 inches
Package Height0.71 inches
Package Length7.95 inches
Package Weight0.53 pounds
Package Width5.2 inches
Languages - Original LanguageEnglish
Languages - PublishedEnglish
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC