Kingmaker (Cat Confederation, #2) - Maureen O'Danu In this little book, author Maureen O'Danu writes about animal abuse in a way that will help parents explain to their children the importance of being humane and kind.Ming, the leader of the Cat Confederation, sees a white dog being treated horribly by his human ... and figures out a way to help him escape. There is a happy ending here and a great lesson. O'Danu positions this book for the 10 and up crowd, and sensitive kids will have a lot of questions.