About the Author
Four time-Pulitzer Prize nominee MICHAEL CAPUZZO has won countless awards for his writing, including the National Headliner Award and the Sunday Magazine Editors’ Association award for best magazine story. In addition to authoring four books on animals (WILD THINGS, MUTTS: America’s Dogs, OUR BEST FRIENDS, and CAT CAUGHT MY HEART), he has been a nationally syndicated animal columnist for Newsday, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Miami Herald, and Chicago Sun-Times. Articles he has written for national publications such as Esquire, Sports Illustrated, Life, and Reader’s Digest have ranged in subject from swimming among sharks on a dive to recovering Spanish gold to the Vietnamese boat people. He lives in rural New Jersey with his wife and two children.