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
20 years of The Daily Mews - Ed Kostro 20 December 2023 Written by Ed Kostro
Sonny and Cher 20 September 2018 Written by Ed Kostro
The joys of relocating with lots of cats and dogs 14 August 2017 Written by Ed Kostro
Little Harrienyet's long road to recovery 07 May 2017 Written by Ed Kostro
Hurricane Katrina - my journey back in time 29 September 2015 Written by Ed Kostro
The Fourth of July Kittens 21 July 2015 Written by Ed Kostro
Dog flees fireworks and surprises her rescuer 05 July 2015 Written by Ed Kostro
Kitty Cat Christmas 30 October 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
The 9th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina - Ed looks back 29 August 2014 Written by Ed Kostro
It's Dogust the First! 31 July 2014 Written by Ed Kostro

A Cats Purr

"Cats make one of the most satisfying sounds in the world: they purr ...

A purring cat is a form of high praise, like a gold star on a test paper. It is reinforcement of something we would all like to believe about ourselves - that we are nice."

Roger A Caras

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