Ed Kostro

Ed Kostro is a wonderful man who sees the value of life in every living creature, be it the humble ant or the mightier and majestic moose! 

Ed Kostro Ever since he was a tiny child of about 3 years old, all creatures held a fascination for him. His wonderful book, ‘Curious Creatures - Wondrous Waifs, My Life with Animals’ tells the story of his life and meeting some wonderful two-legged, four-legged, and in some cases, no-legged – creatures – all of which had an impact on his life. 

 In this section you can read all Ed’s poems, stories and articles.

Ed Kostro is a freelance writer. His work has appeared in Catholic Digest, ByLine Magazine, The Almanac for Farmers & City Folk, Pets: part of the family, PetLife, Cats, and Baku's 'Zine.

Ed's non-fiction animal memoir, 'Curious Creatures - Wondrous Waifs, My Life with Animals', depicting his 50-year love affair with all animals, has recently been published by PublishAmerica.com.  Oliver's Journey is also an excerpt from this book.

Ed currently resides in Illinois with his wife Rebecca, and several rescued dogs and cats, including three 'left behind' hurricane pets he recently brought home from the Gulf Coast.

Ed's book 'Through Katrina's Eyes: Poems from an Animal Rescuer's Soul' was chosen as the selected 'Book of the Month' (for August) of the North Shore Animal League, one of the largest 'no-kill' shelters in the world.

For every book purchased from Amazon through their website, a portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the League.

Be sure to check out Ed's websites.





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Title Published Date Author
Pit bull saves her chihuahua friend 29 July 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
Dumped 11 June 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
Gentle cemetery dog finally safe 28 May 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
Sweet Alice, safe at last 07 May 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
Frozen Tears 22 January 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
Cookie 13 January 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
The 2013 Home 4 The Holidays Campaign 06 December 2013 Written by Ed Kostro
Kitty Cats, Poopers and Beasty Boys 31 August 2013 Written by Ed Kostro
And I thought Katrina was horrendous 09 February 2011 Written by Ed Kostro
Still in my heart, 5 years later 26 September 2010 Written by Ed Kostro

Dogs Come when Called

"Dogs come when called. Cats take a message and get back to you."

"Of course, every cat is really the most beautiful woman in the room."

Edward Verrall Luca (essayist)

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