Scheherazade Cat: The Story of a War Hero – A Tale/Tail of Adopting a Wonderful Pet

Oh wow… I just had to share this one! 😀


Scheherazade Cat: The Story of a War Hero is a book about a wonderful Kuwaiti cat who was adopted by a soldier at the end of the war there. She became his honored pet, and lived for 15 years.

Scheherazade Cat - The Story of a War Hero - Cover Art - QueenBeeEdit Watermark

In 1991, at the end of the Persian Gulf War, Lt. David D. Haines, a U.S. Army chemical weapons officer, was assigned to lead a mission on Failaka Island, which can be reached via ferry from mainland Kuwait.

The mission was to collect any military equipment of value.

It was complicated by thousands of dust-colored, camouflaged cluster munitions, which had been dropped on the island to push out the Iraqi invaders. With them gone, French militia were working to remove the cluster bombs, but it was a monumental task, and the remaining ones posed a significant threat.

While leading his unit across the island one day, David encountered a beautiful Kuwaiti…

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About Kev

Kev is an Author & Songwriter. After years of studying, and even more years working in education, and management in the US, he returned to his hometown in England where he finally settled down to focus on his writing and music. Links to his works can be found in the widget bar, and more information about them can be found on his pages above. He would greatly appreciate it if you would check them out. Kev has a M.Ed in Secondary Education with English as his main subject area. He also did post-graduate studies in Christian Counselling and Psychopathology after obtaining a BA in Psychology with a minor in Classical Greek.

6 comments on “Scheherazade Cat: The Story of a War Hero – A Tale/Tail of Adopting a Wonderful Pet

  1. Thank you for your nice comments about my book. 🙂 Here is the link to my website: http://queenbeeedit.com/ Hopefully, this one will work. The other led directly to the page on it that is devoted to my books. Odd that it doesn’t work.

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  2. Looks really touching and heartwarming. I tried to follow the link to the original blog site but kept getting errors. Thought you’d want to know!

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    • I get that from time to time. Some sites I can only reach on my laptop, not my windows pad which is a little inconvenient at times.

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    • Thank you for trying to visit. I don’t know what the problem is. Maybe if you try to visit the home page of the site and then go to the page with the books it will cooperate…if you are willing to try again: http://queenbeeedit.com/

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      • I found it on your website. I love the photo of the cat. And so scary to think she was playing with a (dud) bomb. The book should do really well. Wishing you the best with such a heartwarming story!


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