Burt is a black cat about to embark on a family adventure. But at the airport, he is separated from his family and accidentally left behind to fend for himself. Burt is a curious cat by nature, and decides to take advantage of his new surroundings and explore the airport. He meets new friends, Valkyrie, Scout, and the Padre, and samples local cuisine as well. The kindness of his friends is remarkable and enduring. Will he ever reunite with his family? Join him on his quest to learn more.
Christine Henry lives in Vancouver, Canada, with her husband, son, a police drop-out shepherd and two attack cats. The family lives on the edge of a thriving old-growth forest with abundant wildlife. There she gets her inspiration for her art projects and children's stories. Ms Henry discovered her love for painting when she joined an adult painting group. Storytelling began at motherhood, recounting lighthearted stories of family adventures, fairies, animals and especially cats to her then-young son. Thus began the story of Burt, the elusive black cat, combined with her own whimsical illustrations.