Able Seacat Simon - a novel by Lynne Barrett-Lee
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All things Able Seacat Simon; The Wartime Hero of The High Seas, and the only cat to have ever been awarded a PDSA Dickin Medal. Read his story - in his own words - in Able Seacat Simon, available in hardback and as an ebook: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Able-Seacat-Simon-Wartime-Hero/dp/1471151832/ref=tmm_hrd_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1454673805&sr=1-1
Oh, what a wonderful photograph I've just found! Two children paying their respects to Able Seacat Simon, at his graveside in Ilford Animal Cemetery. Judging by their clothes, I'm guessing this must have been not long after his death.

Two children stand at the grave of Simon the cat credited with helping save the lives of Royal Navy officers during the Chinese civil war in He protected food stores from a rat infestation during a siege.

Love this old photo of Veterans tribute to war horses. Great photo!

Camp Cody, New Mexico, 650 officers and enlisted men of the Auxiliary Remount Depot No a cavalry unit, created this human horse head in tribute to the horses lost in WWI.

Able Seacat Simon in quarantine in the U.K., cats in war, war cats, ships cats

Cats in the 20th Century (Cats in War-Simon)

Able Seacat Simon in quarantine in the U., cats in war, war cats, ships cats

Maria Dickin founder of the PDSA

Maria Dickin CBE Founder of the People's Dispensary for Sick Animals.

The Dickin Medal, often called the Animals' VC. The legend reads: FOR GALLANTRY and WE ALSO SERVE.

Able Seacat Simon and how he won the Dickin Medal, the animal award for gallantry (or Animals VC) - the only cat to do so - in what became known as the Yangtze Incident,

August 1949: Able Seacat Simon and Commissioned Gunner (Sub-Lieutenant) E. Monaghan seen in Hong Kong after the escape of HMS Amethyst from ...

August Able Seacat Simon and Commissioned Gunner (Sub-Lieutenant) E. Monaghan seen in Hong Kong after the escape of HMS Amethyst from .

Able Seacat Simon: The Wartime Hero of the High Seas eBook: Lynne Barrett-Lee: Amazon.co.uk: Kindle Store

Able Seacat Simon: The Wartime Hero of the High Seas

Harvey on guard duty.

MaritimeQuest - Able Seacat Simon, DM, RN (1947-1949) Page 2

MaritimeQuest - Able Seacat Simon, DM, RN (1947-1949) Page 2

November 1, 1949: Able Seacat Simon being held by an Amethyst crewman after arriving at Devonport, England.

November Able Seacat Simon being held by an Amethyst crewman after arriving at Devonport, England.

Inspired by a true story, this is the fictional reimagining of 'Able Seacat' Simon's adventures and heroics in dangerous wartime seas.  Simon is...

Able Seacat Simon by Lynne Barrett-Lee - Inspired by a true story, this is the fictional reimagining of 'Able Seacat' Simon's adventures and heroics in dangerous.

Harvey on guard duty...

Harvey on guard duty.

The jacket for the abridged children's version of Able Seacat Simon. Published November 2016.

The jacket for the abridged children's version of Able Seacat Simon.

Book Review: Able Seacat Simon

Book Review: Able Seacat Simon

Hi everyone, Today we are looking at the book Able Seacat Simon by Lynne Barrett-Lee.

Sunday Times bestselling ghostwriter and novelist

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