Sunday Morning Magazine

The Cat I Never Named. A book for the ages, a true story of Hope & Love.

Professor Amra Sabic-El-Rayess was a Muslim teenager at the time of the ethnic cleansing in Bosnia, 1992-96. She survived, and she epitomizes survival with a loving heart, and being positive change in our world. She shares the story of those1000 days in a griping memoir: The Cat I Never Named–A True Story of Love, War, and Survival. e is now a Professor at Columbia University’s Teacher’s College working on understanding how and why societies fall apart, and the role of education in the rebuilding. @amrassabicPHD