Cat Raise the Dead
Author: Shirley Rousseau Murphy
Published: May 23, 1997 by HarperPrism
Series Name: Joe Grey, Feline P.I. (#3)
Main Character: Joe Grey; Dulcie; Clyde Damen, auto mechanic, classic car buff Joe Grey’s housemate; Wilma Getz, retired probation officer, Dulcie’s housemate; Chief of Police Max Harper; Charlie Getz.
Animal therapy for the elderly is becoming popular; many groups bring their dogs and cats for such visits to nursing homes. But when Joe Grey and Dulcie take on this helpful work they discover multiple grisly murders. Setting out to track the killer, they are soon in the midst of a dark dimension to the business of caring for our old folks.