Tornado kitten visits Marlborough Library

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Author, firefighter, and Toto's owner Jonathan Hall signs books while Toto looks on. Toto also had a stamp made of his paw print so he can sign all the books, too.
Author, firefighter, and Toto's owner Jonathan Hall signs books while Toto looks on. Toto also had a stamp made of his paw print so he can sign all the books, too.

Marlborough – Toto the Tornado Kitten and author Jonathan Hall were at the Marlborough Public Library Nov. 23 to read to the children, autograph books, and pose for pictures. Children in attendance were invited to bring their own stuffed pets to learn animal care and had their faces painted.

Hall and his wife were some of the people first on scene after the tornado hit Brimfield in 2011.?Toto was only six days old and somehow managed to survive this ordeal, and, after being nursed back to health, was adopted by the Hall family.

Hall said Toto was the inspiration for the books, “Toto the Tornado Kitten” and “Oh Toto! Where did you go?”?All proceeds go directly to help animals in need via the Animal Rescue League of Boston and the

(Front, l to r) Elliot, 6, Nora, 4, Samantha, 6, (Back, l to r) Nina, 9, Michaela, 6, Amelia, 9, and Aubrey, 5, pose with Toto.
(Front, l to r) Elliot, 6, Nora, 4, Samantha, 6, (Back, l to r) Nina, 9, Michaela, 6, Amelia, 9, and Aubrey, 5, pose with Toto.

Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Foundation. To date, they have raised $42,000.

For more information about Toto and how you can get him to come visit your organization, library or school, visit www.Totothetornadokitten.com or email Toto and Jonathan at [email protected].

Photos/Heidi Hayes-Pandey

 

 

 

 

Aubrey, 5, and Toto
Aubrey, 5, and Toto