Every pioneer girl should have a cat she takes with her on the Oregon Trail.
Nine-year-old Kate Purdy is traveling from Missouri to Oregon by wagon train, and she's worried. She isn't worried about how long the trip will be or the hardships she'll have to suffer. She's worried about Snuggs--the pretty little cat who took a shine to her and decided to come along for the ride, even though there are no pets allowed on the wagon train. So no matter what happens, Snuggs the cat has to stay a secret
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About the Author
Charles M. Robinson III is a native of Texas and a graduate of St. Edward's University in Austin and the University of Texas Pan American. He is the author of several books on the Old West, including Bad Hand: A Biography of General Ranald S. Mackenzie, which won the Texas Historical Commission's T. R. Fehrenbach Book Award in 1993, and A Good Year to Die. He lives in San Benito, Texas.