The Importance of Being Shine

ABOUT Annarita Guarnieri

Annarita Guarnieri
Annarita has a lot of love for our feline friends.  She's had a lot experience with them, too; she's been love, home and provision for over a hundred over the years.  Based on her experience, she's given us Cats:  Instructions For Use or How To Survive Being Owned By A Cat.  It's ful More...


Mamma named me Shine not just because of my sunshine colored fur, but because the day she came to get me I was shining with excitement.
I was abandoned in a snowy ditch on Christmas Eve. Rescued by two firemen, I was taken to a shelter, where few dogs ever went home.
One day a lady came and took me away to be warm and fed and loved…
And there I lived all my days: just me and Mamma, a dog named Luna, an infamous rodent, a one winged pigeon and 59 cats.
This is my story…