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Lost Cat: 12/30/16
Lost Cat by Caroline Paul opens with the author describing her survival of a plane crash. Shortly after that her cat goes missing. As you can imagine, being immobilized and traumatized by a terrible accident, she's devastated that her cat has wandered off.
When the cat eventually comes back, she and her girl friend decide to figure out where the cat went to. They use a variety of technology including a digital camera affixed to the cat's collar, a GPS tracking device.
All of this from the initial accident to the missing cat and their detective work is presented as a graphic memoir, similar to the work of Lucy Knisley. The memoir is set in a San Francisco neighborhood as illustrated as the world of the lost cat.
The book is a charming memoir of life with cats and how attached we become to our pets, even the independently minded ones.