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The Bengal Identity (A Cat Groomer Mystery) by Eileen Watkins

Reviewed by Caryn St. Clair

The Bengal IdentityAs book two of the Cat Groomer series opens readers find Cassie McGlone hard at work planning her booth for the upcoming Chadwick town festival. Business at Cassie’s Comfy Cats Grooming and Boarding has picked up significantly since the events in book one. So when a nervous acting man brings in a cat desperate to board it for a few days saying he had suffered a house fire, Cassie was lucky to have a kennel available for the Ayesha. The man paid for a week’s boarding in advance then left. Cassie became suspicious of the young man’s story when upon bathing Ayesha a few times a beautiful coat with rosettes began to appear. After Mark her veterinarian boyfriend, examined Ayesha he told Cassie that this was not just another domestic cat,, but that Ayesha was most probably a Bengal and worth quite a lot of money.

There are a couple of side stories going on including the local festival, “funny” crops being raised at the organic farm and the developing relationship between Mark and Cassie. But the main plot is the cat. Who owns the cat? Why did the young man who brought the cat in have her, and what happened to him? And who is after the cat and why? Read the rest of this entry »