The Last Free Cat by Jon Blake

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Not far in the future, cat flu has meant that cat breeding is strictly controlled, and cats are only for the rich in their private estates. When Feela turns up in Jade's garden, she can't resist taking her in, even though it could cost her everything. But then Feela gets sick, and Jade is forced to seek help. But soon Comprot are raiding Jade's house. When Jade's mother dies, the only person left for Jade to turn to is Kris, the cynical school loner. Jade has always trusted the authorities, but now she begins to question the very society she lives in. And soon Jade and Kris are on the run ...

About Jon Blake

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Jon has had a wide variety of jobs, working as a teacher, a university lecturer and even a dustman. His first story was published in 1984 and he has been writing ever since. He has now published over forty books. He lives in Wales, has a pet cat and his favourite food is guacamole.
Published May 15, 2008 by Hodder Children's Books. 272 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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In a future Britain, a stranglehold has been issued on cats after a human health epidemic is blamed on the feline population in this politically savvy, lightning-paced thriller.

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After all, if we can go to war and kill a million people on the outright lie about weapons of mass destruction, and if news reports can frenzy for days on one ill bird, how unlikely is it that cats could be privatised by a manufactured scare about cat flu?

Jan 09 2011 | Read Full Review of The Last Free Cat

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HN51, the new and deadly strain of cat flu.” I did not like this book because I felt that it skipped over important parts far too quickly.

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Youth Services Book Review

While the author didn’t overwhelm the reader with detail there were times that detail was clearly lacking and the story got rather confusing.

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