'If you liked James Herriot's books, you'll love CHICKEN SOUP FOR THE PET LOVER'S SOUL. ' James Wight - veterinarian and son of James Herriot. Do you talk to your pets like they're people? Do you sign birthday cards from the family but include the cat? Do you look forward to the welcome home you get from your pet dog and does it make your day? Well, for anyone who has ever been touched by their love for an animal, this is the book for you.