When I discovered a stray cat in need of help, I never thought we’d wind up saving each other. Struggling to come to terms with an unexpected diagnosis, I returned home to Oman seeking a sense of familiarity. What I discovered instead was a very special cat who changed my life. But First, Rumi is the story of how, day by day, Rumi and I got to know one another, and as I learned to love the little stray, I began to see life lessons and truths about myself, my family, my home country and the times we live in.
Reminiscent of A Street Cat Named Bob, my memoir will appeal to fans of books that illuminate the very special bond between animals and humans.