Author Klaus Putter’s book “I’ll Take Animals (You Can Have People)” is a series of vignettes about various animals and the surprisingly human emotions they display

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Recent release “I’ll Take Animals (You Can Have People)” from Page Publishing author Klaus Putter is a collection of charming vignettes about a large selection of animals and the human emotions they often express, tied together on a self-autobiographical timeline.

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Klaus Putter, a retired electrical engineer, has completed his book “I’ll Take Animals (You Can Have People)”: a captivating and persuasive pro-animal collection of stories about pets around the world.

“To those of you who think you recognize yourselves or your animal children in these pages, I offer a confession and an apology. Within the normal limitations of an aging memory, I have tried to represent the animals and their exploits accurately. In a few cases, however, I have knowingly grafted a vignette from one to another, either because the donor animal doesn’t appear in the book at all or because the transposition makes for a better fit. Offhand, I can only think of three such instances, but there are sure to be others,” writes the author.

Published by Page Publishing, Klaus Putter’s charming tale is not designed to be anti-people, just pro-animal. Animals are often much easier to live with than humans. The animals who inhabit the book are presented in short vignettes held together by a slender auto-biographical thread. Dogs, cats, and birds hog most of the stories in this book, but more exotic animals get their due as well, including a strong-willed bunny, an airborne brown bear, a racehorse, and even some bugs.

Among the dog stories, Pierre is clearly the king of the canine (or any) hill, the very best that poodledom has to offer; no kennel club has ever seen his likes. Pierre had the pedigree, but pom-poms and all that hype were not for him. He wanted to be a family dog, and that is exactly what he was. Brownie lacked the papers, but he was a classic act just the same. As for Nap, he may or may not have the pedigree, but he was definitely a German shepherd. Other dogs never formally joined the family, but they were loved, nonetheless.

Among the cats, Smiley was the worst and Charlie and Coco were tied for the best. Little Toot showed great potential, but she was in the author’s life for only a few days. The birds included ducks in Switzerland and Orange County, an aggressive hummingbird, and two pairs of doves (and their broods). This book is a must-read exploration of animal emotions for all readers who are humble enough to share the possibility of human emotions in other species.

Readers who wish to experience this potent work can purchase “I’ll Take Animals (You Can Have People)” at bookstores everywhere, or online at the Apple iTunes Store, Amazon, Google Play, or Barnes and Noble.

For additional information or media inquiries, contact Page Publishing at 866-315-2708.

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