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by Elizabeth Cee
Ceci: The Misjudged Rescue Cat details the plight of street cats and the difficulty with adopting them, particularly once they reach a certain age. Follow Ceci’s journey and the lives of Simba, Micky, Arleen and Dory as they struggle for survival. Ceci’s story will also introduce you to the great work of the dedicated individuals who are trying to rescue this carpark colony and find them forever homes. Order the Kindle version here.
by Michael Fox, Elizabeth Hodgkins, and Marion Smart
The Truth About Manufactured Cat and Dog Food
Highlighting the dangers of modern pet food—how it is unbalanced, creates addiction, and often contains ingredients that can literally poison your pet, this book destroys the myths propounded by pet food companies that human food is bad for pets, and that natural food diets are unsafe. Three veterinarians share their expertise and scientific evidence, providing an in-depth appraisal of the pet food industry and what people are feeding to their cats and dogs.
by Desmond Morris
The personality of the cat is a fascinating mixture of affection, domesticity and active independence. You may think you know your cat as he purrs in your lap, but come across your pet in the street on a dark night and you might think that Bagpuss suffers from a dual personality.
by Arden Moore
How to Train, Care for, and Play and Communicate with Your Amazing Pet! This fun and practical cat care book written just for kids guides them on how to provide a safe, healthy environment, deliver daily care, and ensure positive interactions and rewarding, long-term relationships with feline friends.
by Arden Moore
How to Train, Care for, and Play and Communicate with Your Amazing Pet! This fun and informative book gives young pet owners the canine know-how they need to make having a dog a positive experience for all -- pup, kids, and parents alike!
by Jackson Galaxy
with Mikel Delgado
From the star of the hit Animal Planet show “My Cat From Hell” comes Total Cat Mojo: Everything You Need to Know to Care for Your Favorite Feline Friend. His most comprehensive cat care guide to date, here Jackson Galaxy shows readers how to eliminate feline behavioral problems by understanding their instinctive behavior.
by Jackson Galaxy
and Kate Benjamin
Get your home in working order with Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You!). A New York Times bestseller from Jackson Galaxy, star of the hit television series My Cat From Hell, this book shows cat owners everywhere how to make their homes both cat-friendly and chic. Yes, it really is possible!
by Jackson Galaxy
with Joel Derfner
"What the World's Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Clean"
Learn how Jackson Galaxy got his start in Cat Daddy: What the World's Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Clean. As a cat behaviorist and star of Animal Planet’s My Cat From Hell, Jackson Galaxy isn’t what you might expect for a cat expert, with his goatee and tattoos.
by Pam Johnson-Bennett
Top feline behavior expert Pam Johnson-Bennett answers the 150 questions most often asked by puzzled cat owners.
No one knows cats like Pam Johnson Bennett, whose pioneering thirty-year career as a cat behavior consultant has changed the way cat owners and experts alike view cats. Her books are bibles, but her fans and owners still flood her website and social media platforms with questions on topics that perplex them. Catwise combines the questions that come up most often with answers to help you solve your cat's behavior problems (or head them off before they start), or simply improve the relationship you have with your cat.
by Arden Moore
The mysteries of your feline friend’s thoughts and actions are finally revealed in Workman Publishing The Cat Behavior Answer Book. Cats are lovable, funny, attentive listeners, and wonderfully cuddly. They can also be tenacious, persnickety and maddeningly aloof. Learn about their inexplicable fascination with catnip, why they knead their blankets, what’s the deal with chasing mice, and dozens of other complexities of cat behavior. With a handle on what’s behind your cat’s quirky personality, you’ll be able to maximize quality time with your furry, four-legged family member.
by Mieshelle Nagelschneider
Just when you thought you reached the end of your ball of twine, one of America's most popular cat behaviorists comes to the rescue with the The Cat Whisperer: Why Cats Do What They Do--and How to Get Them to Do What You Want. It provides practical and effective strategies for solving every feline behavior problem imaginable, from litter box issues to scratching, spraying, biting, and beyond. This fascinating and indispensable book takes you inside the mind of a feline to explain why members of one of the world's most inscrutable species act the way they do, and how you can convince them to change their behaviors for the sake of your peace of mind…and theirs.
by Anitra Frazier
The Natural Cat: The Comprehensive Guide to Optimum Care is the holistic bible for cat caregivers, now updated and expanded to address the many new discoveries in holistic pet care, the latest advances in holistic care for cats, updated statistics, new diet guidelines and health care recommendations and how to find a holistic veterinarian.
by Virginia Morell
If you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish, parrot, dolphin, or an elephant, or thought whether animals experience thoughts that are similar to ours or have feelings of grief and love, you’ll want to check out Animal Wise: How We Know Animals Think and Feel. You’ll discover that ants teach, parrots converse, rats laugh, cheetahs can die from heartbreak, and much more.
by Dr. David Brunner
and Sam Stall
If you’ve ever asked yourself if your cat should have an owner’s manual, The Cat Owner's Manual is the answer. This book will help you decipher all the quirks in your kitty’s behavior, like leaving mice on your doorstep or stray hairs all over your clothes.
by Pam Johnson-Bennett
Brought to you by America’s favorite cat expert, this complete resource for cat owners of all stripes makes it easy to train your cat. Whether you’re a veteran cat lover, the brand-new owner of a sweet kitten, or just the frustrated companion of a feline who’s driving you crazy, author Pam Johnson-Bennett will help you understand what makes your cat tick—and scratch and purr, too.
by Herbie Brennan
The ultimate gift book for people who are bonkers about their cat
Herbie Brennan is a New York Timesbestselling author on the occult who has sold over ten million books world-wide. Here he writes a delightful short but definitive guide to cat lore, weaving together myth, magic, anecdote, fascinating, amusing factoids and even scientific research - from the Egyptian cat goddess Bastet to Macavity the Mystery Cat. Here at last is the book that proves to you that everything you suspected about your cat's uncanny powers of intuition, hypnosis, mind-reading, bi-location and levitation are in fact all true!
by Richard H. Pitcairn, DVM, PHD
and Susan Hubble Pitcairn
Since its first publication more than 30 years ago, Dr. Pitcairn’s Complete Guide to Natural Health for Dogs & Cats has sold over 500,000 copies and continues to be the go-to resource for health-conscious pet parents. With the fourth publication of this groundbreaking text, fans of Dr. Pitcairn will enjoy the latest information in natural pet care including 30% new material, along with a deeper look at what’s behind the concerning rise in chronic illnesses, increased toxins, nutrient depletion and excess vaccinations
by Tracie Hotchner
The Cat Bible: Everything Your Cat Expects You to Know is the only fully comprehensive guide to all things feline from the host of Cat Chat on Martha Stewart Living Radio. Finally, a definitive book that delivers many unknown facts about every aspect of caring for and sharing your life with a cat, ranging from proper nutrition and strange behavior to medical care and multi-cat households, to grooming and geriatrics.
by BriAnne Wills
For New York City fashion and beauty photographer BriAnne Wills, the “crazy cat lady” is a myth. Co-written with Elyse Moody, senior editor at Martha Stewart Living, this book redefines the stereotype by showcasing 50 strong, independent, and artistic women who take the world in stride, flanked by their beloved felines. With its vibrant cover and gorgeous faux-suede spine, Girls and Their Cats features striking portraits and engaging profiles of each woman and her cat - or cats - including fun facts unique to each furry friend.
by Cate Conte
Welcome back to the charming New England coast, where Maddie James’s cat café is at risk of becoming a crime scene for the purrfect murder…
Maddie is hoping to have some downtime during Daybreak Island’s off-season to tackle her to-do list. Her grandfather’s house-turned-cat-café is under construction and she’s also scoping out places to open a juice bar on the island. On top of that, her relationship with adorable dog groomer Lucas has taken a pawsitive turn.
by Hannah Shaw
From kitten rescuer and humane educator Hannah Shaw, also known as Kitten Lady on YouTube and Instagram, comes an inspiring picture book that takes young readers on the adorable journey of foster kittens from their first days after birth all the way to adoption!
Featuring irresistible photographs and playful doodles, Kitten Lady's Big Book of Little Kittens shows what you can do to help the tiniest felines in our big, big world.
by Hannah Shaw
and Andrew Martila
Kitten Lady's Guide to Saving the Most Vulnerable Felines
"They fit in the palm of your hand. Their eyes are closed. They need around-the-clock feeding and care," says Hannah Shaw aka The Kitten Lady. Shaw has rescued hundreds of neonatal kittens, often orphaned and unweaned, who are too small and vulnerable to be in an animal shelter.
Shaw's new book, Tiny but Mighty, outlines how to care for the most at-risk felines, and she shares stories from inside her nursery.
by Erin Merryn
What makes Bailey more addictive than catnip? In addition to his adorable expressions and his hilarious, heartfelt antics, Bailey has a penchant for doing things that are characteristically uncatlike—things like taking bubble baths (and enjoying them), sitting attentively in a chair and being read to (for hours), getting a "pet"-icure, and his unending patience while co-raising his human siblings Abby and Hannah (yes, there is photographic evidence that Bailey helped with potty-training).
by Susi Schaefer
Princess has four ladies. Some cats say that’s too many, but there’s no such thing! Taking care of all these ladies can be a lot of work, but Princess doesn’t mind. She knows how to keep them happy with grooming, cuddling, and all the treats they want. Princess has everything under control until, one day, a mysterious stray appears. There’s a little girl in Princess’s favorite napping spot, surrounded by her ladies! Princess is overwhelmed with jealousy, and she leaves the house in a huff.
by Gina Spadafori
and Dr. Lauren Demos
Everything you need to take care of your feline friend
Cats are the purrfect pets: they’re relatively easy to care for, a blast to play with, and sure to win the heart of every member of your family with their loving nature—and sometimes sassy demeanor!
Cats For Dummies gives you expert insight into everything from cat behavior to what makes each type of feline unique. With this easy-to-understand guide, you'll be able to tackle those tough cat-astrophes from dealing with problem behaviors like scratching the furniture and missing the litter box—all while learning to understand what your cat is trying to tell you.
by Dave Coverly
A hilarious and affectionate collection of Dave Coverly’s brilliant cat-themed cartoons from his Reuben Award–winning, nationally syndicated panel Speed Bump. This full-color compendium of hilarious cat cartoons has all the charm of its companion, Dogs Are People, Too.Divided into fun chapters such as “Cats and Their Humans,” “DomestiCATed,” “Reigning Cats and Dogs,” and filled with cat clichés, pop “capture,” as well as reflections from six other award-winning, cat-loving cartoonists, this new collection is a surefire purchase perfect for animal-lovers of all ages.
by Bo Söderström
Everything you need to know to understand your pet
In WHAT YOUR CAT IS THINKING the researcher, biologist and author Bo Söderström weaves together fascinating facts we're only just learning about man's best friends, with highly practical tips to help us better understand and care for the animals in our life. Research on cat and dog behavior, and the complicated psychology which influences their responses and needs has formally exploded in the 21st century, with fascinating new knowledge gained every day.
by Mona Eklund
The Illustrated Dark Humor Companion to Help You Understand Your Pet Kitten and Why It Drives You Mad - by Mona Eklund
This is the only illustrated dark humor survival guidebook for cat lovers that you will ever need. It will keep you from going over the edge when your feline family member has taken control over your house and your life. The book’s witty artwork and spot on cartoons depict life with cats as it is: cats are lovely, cuddly, sweet, as well as headstrong, picky, egotistic, and cunning – true dictators. And they have a memory like an elephant – every little injustice will be avenged.
by Francesco Marciuliano
From the #1 New York Timesbestselling author of I Could Pee on This, Francesco Marciuliano presents this humorous and all too relatable book written from the perspective of some pensive, sometimes intense, but nonetheless insightful pets.
By Alan Edwards
This illustrated encyclopedia is a complete, visual guide to the world's most popular pedigree and non-pedigree cats. Each breed is identified in color, and typical cat characteristics are described in detail.
By Louisa Somerville
Cats have been domesticated since prehistoric times, perhaps for as long as 5,000 years. Throughout human history, they have been greatly valued as destroyers of vermin, as well as for their ornamental qualities.
The domestic cat is related to lions, tigers, pumas and other wild cats and the similarity in looks and behaviour is immediately apparent.
by Dorling Kindersley, DK
Combining cat breeds, behavior, and training tips in one easy volume, The Complete Cat Breed Book is an essential reference to the basics of choosing and looking after a cat. Packed with practical advice on cat maintenance, from handling and grooming to nutrition, exercise, and health, current and prospective cat owners will discover the best cat breed for their lifestyle.
by Michael Joseph
"This non-fiction book is essentially an ode to how wonderful cats are – both in general and, more specifically, some of Joseph’s favourites. If you’re thinking that this couldn’t fill a whole book then you clearly aren’t the felinophile that I and Joseph are."
by Kelly Myers
A new coloring book by artist Kelly Myers pays tribute to cats and coloring.
“Meowasterpieces: A Hisstory of Cat Art Coloring Book” includes 22 images inspired famous works of art and famous artists from all over the world. Myers included quotes about cats and “punny” titles, too.
by Alison Nastasi
Mark Twain, Alice Walker, Haruki Murakami, Ursula K. Le Guin—this volume celebrates 45 famous authors who have shared their homes and hearts with furry feline friends. The photographs and stories in Writers and Their Cats capture the special bond between wordsmith and mouser. From the six-toed kitties who still inhabit the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum in Florida to the mewling muses of mystery writer Lilian Jackson Braun, cats are clearly, in the words of Gloria Steinem, "a writer's most logical and agreeable companion."
by veterinarian Ross D. Clark, DVM
This book helps breeders, veterinarians and dog and cat owners become familiar with specific dog and cat breeds and lists all documented and reported medical conditions of 185 purebred dogs 50 purebred cats. It contains:
by Peter Scottsdale
Do you long to know why your kitty did something strange, perplexing or wonderful? In this book, you will discover the answers to the most asked “Why?” questions about cats. In a simple question and answer format, the secretive feline is revealed. You can get a deeper understanding of your kitty with the reasons found inside – including:
by The Oatmeal
"How to Tell If Your Cat is Plotting to Kill You" compiles some of most popular cat jokes found on TheOatmeal.com and folds them into one neat, tidy package. The well-loved satire and entertainment website brings you favorites like, "How to Pet a Kitty" and "Bobcats," plus 15 new comics created exclusively for this collection. With the included poster, you'll be able to display your love—and fear—of your cat to your friends and family, while you enjoy some side-splitting laughter.
by Francesco Marciuliano
Laugh out loud at your feline friends’ quirkiness with the insightful and curious poems from the singular minds of housecats in I Could Pee on This: And Other Poems by Cats. Enjoy the hilarious tongue-in-cheek poetry from the internationally syndicated comic strip author of Sally Forth, Francesco Marciuliano, as he helps cats unlock their creative potential and explain their odd behavior to us ignorant humans.
by Francesco Marciuliano
Enjoy even more of your feline friends’ quirkiness on this well-versed follow-up of I Could Pee On This in I Could Pee on This, Too: And Other Poems by Cats. The hilarious tongue-in-cheek poetry from the internationally syndicated comic strip author of Sally Forth, Francesco Marciuliano, helps cats explore their creative potential further and explains their odd behavior to us ignorant humans.
Illustrated by Angie Rozelaar
A pawsitively purrfect tour through modern art history! Introduce modern art meowsters with this book of adorable cat portraits, each inspired by an iconic style of art. The Artsy Cats Board Book from Mudpuppy features clever kitty-inspired artist names and painting credits, from Clawed Monet to Paw Klee.
by Helen Brown
This touching and heartwarming memoir is based on the true story of tragedy, heartbreak and healing experienced by the author and her family. Helen Brown had no intention of adopting a pet when she brought her sons, Sam and Rob, to visit a friend's new kittens. But the runt of the litter was irresistible, with her overlarge ears and dainty chin. When Cleo was delivered a few weeks later, she had no way of knowing that her new family had just been hit by unspeakable tragedy–the unexpected death of Sam. Helen was sure she couldn't keep her until she saw something she thought had vanished from the earth forever: her son Rob's smile.
by Kathleen Walker-Meikle
A beautifully illustrated history of our relationship with feline companions, The Cat Book: Cats of Historical Distinction follows the impact of felines from the sacred animals of Ancient Egypt to famous pets of the mid-twentieth century.Additional features include the story of Gertrude of Nivelles—the patron saint of cats, as well as the pampered pets of Samuel Johnson and Anna Pavlova. You’ll learn about the early modern associations between cats and outcast women such as witches and prostitutes, their veneration as gods in Egyptian mythology, their ancient rivalry with dogs, and their prominence in folklore across the ages.
by Jeremy Greenburg
"Sorry I Barfed on Your Bed (and Other Heartwarming Letters from Kitty) is a bold collection of full-color photos, letters and recommendations from cats to their devoted parents—the only people who will love them no matter what they've done this time. Writer and comedian, Jeremy Greenberg, filled this book with laugh-out-loud letters and photographs that offer a "cat's eye view." It's the perfect gift for cat lovers everywhere, no matter the occasion, and anyone who might get lost in translation during those conversations with their cat.
by Jenny Parks
Captain's log: We have entered a galaxy where beloved illustrator Jenny Parks has conjured an astonishingly vivid homage to the original Star Trek series with an unexpected twist: a cast of cats. Star Trek Cats features a hilarious new take on the iconic characters and scenes. From Kirk in the Captain's chair to Spock offering his Vulcan wisdom, this eye-opening adventure stays true to the tone of the classic TV show. Playful, loving, and from a strange new world, Star Trek Cats is the perfect gift for fans of, well, Star Trek and cats.
by Burton Silver
The cult classic is back! This petite 15th anniversary hardcover reissue of Dancing with Cats keeps all the original mystery and magic of cat dancing delightfully intact.Perpetually ahead of its time, this book presents scores of delightful and inspiring photographs of people and cats engaging in their favorite dance routines as well as moving testimonies of the personal transformations brought about through this uniquely joyous form of human-animal connection. Dancing with Cats will have a new generation of cat lovers, and their cats, jumping for joy and cutting a rug in no time.
by Editors of Kingfisher
It’s All About Cats and Kittens is a book that’s full of exactly what the title says—cats and kittens! This paperback book has a ton of useful and interesting information about different breeds, how they grow up, their super senses, cat care and much more. It’s part of a collectible series called It’s all about…, where each book has an array of facts and statistics and even free collector cards for you to tear out and keep! But it doesn’t stop there—turn to page three to access the free downloadable audio of It's All About Cats and Kittens! Just log into the provided URL address on the page, tune in and let the fun facts begin!
by Amy Newmark
Get the ultimate cat lovers book! Cats have always been wonderful companions and playmates that brighten and enrich the lives of their owners, but even more than that, cats are also amazing teachers. In this book, cat lovers, both lifelong and reluctant, share what they have learned along the way from their furry pals. Serving to delight readers, it’s full of humorous, heartwarming, and inspiring stories. You’ll even see your own cat through new eyes with true stories about learning who’s in charge, converting cat haters into lovers, the amazing intuition of cats, therapy cats, and more.
by Amy Newmark
Every cat lover will enjoy reading Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Very Good, Very Bad Cat: 101 Heartwarming Stories about Our Happy, Heroic & Hilarious Pets. Sometimes you can choose your family by choosing to love a cat, and just because they are animals doesn’t mean they won’t be as complex and individual as everyone else around. Silly and sophisticated, impish and affectionate, and everywhere in between, cats are important and beloved members of the family.
by Jack Canfield
Delight your mind with Chicken Soup for the Soul: I Can't Believe My Cat Did That!: 101 Stories about the Crazy Antics of Our Feline Friends.All cat owners rejoice in the simple absurdities, funny habits, and crazy antics of their feline companions. And in this book, you’ll get to enjoy 101 heartwarming, inspirational, and hysterical stories about real cats in their everyday lives. This collection will make you laugh and touch your heart, and just be warned—you’ll find yourself saying “I can’t believe the cat did that!” over and over again.
by Jack Canfield
Celebrate your love of cats with Chicken Soup for the Soul: Loving Our Cats: Heartwarming and Humorous Stories about our Feline Family Members. Because who isn’t crazy about these mysterious creatures? Sometimes they are your best friend, and sometimes they are aloof, and they’re always fun to watch.
In these true stories, the best from the Chicken Soup library, readers will appreciate their own cats and see them with a new eye. Featuring heartwarming, amusing, inspirational, and occasionally tearful stories about these faithful companions, topics include cats that have healed people or other pets, saved lives, rejuvenated friendships, and more
by Jack Canfield
Prepare to go through all the emotions with Chicken Soup for the Soul: My Cat's Life: 101 Stories about All the Ages and Stages of Our Feline Family Members. From kittenhood through the twilight years, feline companions continually bring joy, love, and laughter into the lives of their so-called “staff.” And this collection of 101 stories covers it all, capturing the experience of living through the natural life cycle with cats. This book also holds a special chapter about grieving and recovery when our feline friends leave us, helping to warm the heart and ease the pain.
by Amy Newmark
Prepare yourself for a good laugh with Chicken Soup for the Soul: The Cat Did What?: 101 Amazing Stories of Magical Moments, Miracles and... Mischief. Feline friends constantly surprise and charm with their silly antics, impressive intelligence, and their loving connections with family members. And in this book, you’ll get to enjoy 101 amazing and humorous stories about all the mischief, miracles and magic that cats have brought into people’s lives. This collection will make you laugh and touch your heart, and just be warned—you’ll find yourself saying “The cat did what?” over and over again.
by Gwen Cooper
Once in nine lives, something extraordinary happens, as depicted in Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat. The last thing Gwen Cooper wanted was another cat. She already two, not to mention a phenomenally underpaying job and a recently broken heart. And yet when her veterinarian told her about a three-week-old eyeless kitten that had been abandoned, it was love at first sight in this true story.
by James Bowen
The sequel to the international bestseller A Street Cat Named Bob,The World According to Bobcontinues the remarkable adventures of James and Bob who return in this touching and true sequel about one man and the cat that changed his life. As James struggles to adjust to his transformation from street musician to international celebrity, Bob is at his side, providing moments of intelligence, bravery and humor. He opens his human friend's eyes to important truths about friendship, loyalty, trust and the meaning of happiness.
by Lil Bub
By popular demand comes Lil BUB's Lil Book: The Extraordinary Life of the Most Amazing Cat on the Planet. This adorable “perma-kitten” might look a little different than other felines, but her tiny size, toothless mouth, and extra toes have made her a darling of cat lovers around the world. A true star, this celebri-cat is finally satisfying her demanding public with a book. Showcasing 100 captioned, full-color photos of Lil BUB on various adventures through space, flying in hot air balloons, and just napping, this book is exactly what her millions of fans want. It’s the perfect book for anyone who needs more cute in their life!
by Jamie Pflughoeft
Learn how to take calendar-quality pictures of your pet with Wiley Beautiful Beasties: A Creative Guide to Modern Pet Photography. Offering professional advice on snapping every adorable moment, it’s the book that pet lovers need! Inside, you’ll find terrific tips on taking the best photos from expert photographers, who understand the unique challenges of working with animals.
by James Bowen
A Street Cat Named Bob tells the true story of street musician James Bowen who had no idea how much his life was about to change after finding an injured cat curled up in the hallway of his apartment building. James was living hand-to-mouth on the streets of London, barely making enough money to feed himself, and the last thing he needed was a pet. Yet James couldn't resist helping the strikingly intelligent but very sick animal, whom he named Bob. He slowly nursed Bob back to health and then sent the cat on his way, imagining that he would never see him again. But Bob had other ideas. This best-selling book teaches us about the transformative power of love between man and animal, and is guaranteed to win over countless readers.
by Cynthia L. Copeland
Take a deeper look into the lessons our feline companions have to teach in Workman Publishing Really Important Stuff My Cat Has Taught Me. Pairing the perfect photograph with just the right sentiment, every page delivers a life lesson that’s entertaining and frequently unpredictable, yet reminds us again and again what’s really important. From “Have more questions than answers.” to “Sometimes you have to leap before you look.”, the author shares her gift for uncovering why cats are the ultimate savants, possessing intelligence, poise and sass in equal measure.
by Francesco Marciuliano
Discover the cute and funny misadventures of cats in I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens. With confessional poems about the triumphs, trials, and daily discoveries of being a kitten, this book will warm your heart. You will smile and giggle with such instant classics as “And Then You Said 'No,'" "Ode to a Lizard I Didn't Know Is Also a Pet in This House," and "I Will Save You." Get a glimpse into the minds of your confused and curious feline friends as they encounter the world around them with adorable photos of the poetic prodigies throughout this volume.
by Laura J. Moss
Adventure Cats is the ultimate–and unexpected–guide to taking your cat into the wild. When animal writer and active hiker Laura Moss couldn’t find an online resource for hitting the trail with her cat, she created one. AdventureCats.org took off like wildfire, and now this collection of jaw-dropping photographs, inspiring stories of real-life cats, and all the how-to tips you need will take you and your cats well beyond the backyard.
by Carol Kaufmann
You’ll finally get some answers to the question all cat owners have asked at least once with Workman Publishing 97 Ways to Make a Cat Like You. This whimsical, interactive guide explains these mysterious, fickle, seemingly aloof family members in hilarious, yet helpful, fashion. Paired with a full-color photograph of friendly, extroverted, happy cats, the 97 inspired, occasionally silly but always behavior-based, tips and tricks prove that when a cat is treated right, he will respond in kind–most of the time. This adorable book is a must for anyone who’s ever struggled to gain their cat’s affection.
by Jeremy Greenburg
Stink Outside the Box is a sidesplitting collection of full-color photos peppered with words of advice from our beloved cats. This book highlights adorable photographs of kitties sharing their thoughtful tidbits and timeless guidance to both humans and fellow felines alike. Now, you can follow the trail these notorious companions have blazed and land on your feet. Learn that it's okay to gain fur during the winter, to leave kittenhood mistakes in the past and, most importantly, that while we can't control our environment, we can control where we barf in it. It's time that humans learn about the feline purr-spective.
by Glenn Dromgoole
Celebrate the lessons that come with cat ownership with Willow Creek Press What Cats Teach Us. Fresh on the heels of the successful What Dogs Teach Us, author Glenn Dromgoole offers similar insight for the world of cat lovers. Cats, better known for their reprimanding attitudes towards humans, still have much to teach. From keeping fastidious grooming habits, eating a healthy fish diet and getting plenty of rest to nurturing your independent spirit, expressing your individuality and embracing your curiosity, What Cats Teach Us reminds us of what in life is important to avoid, defend, cherish and enjoy.
by Agnes Loonstra
and Ester Scholten
Your friends have probably already dubbed you, “The Crazy Cat Lady”, so you might as well embrace it at this point! Crazy Cat Lady is a book written for the feline fanatics like yourself. It features joyful illustrations with amusing mottos, flowcharts and fun facts. It also comes with a bonus sheet of colorful stickers! This book is a charming tribute to cat companions and also makes the purr-fect gift for the fellow cat lover in your life!
by American College of Veterinary Behaviorists
One of the predominant reasons that owners abandon or give up their pets (often leading to euthanasia) is because of unwanted behaviors. Many have tried to instruct proper cat training, but this is the first book of its kind to provide an in-depth understanding of the underlying reasons for a cat’s problem behavior, the essential key to unlocking the best for your cat and avoiding pitfalls. Decoding Your Cat gives owners new insight on promoting their cat’s physical and psychological health and wellness and maintaining a long and fulfilling relationship together.
by Georgia Dunn
This just in: Three adorable house cats are reporting the most hilarious breaking news! Based on author/illustrator Georgia Dunn’s real life pets, Elvis, Lupin, and Puck strap on neckties and pick up microphones to provide the most up-to-date relevant news stories (at least according to them). Together they break headlines on the food bowl, new plants, mysterious red dots, strange cats in the yard, and all the daily happenings in their home.
by Angie Bailey
Texts from Mittens is a series of text message conversations between a snappy, self-absorbed housecat named Mittens and his long-suffering human, a single woman who works away from home during the day. Mittens relentlessly hassles his human all day long, while only taking breaks to watch Judge Judy, hang with his best friend Stumpy, complain about the antics of Drunk Patty the neighbor, ask Grandma for money to buy useless items from QVC, and harass the "filthy beast" dog, Phil.
by Jamie Shelman
Take it from artist Jamie Shelman's wry and furry felines: Cats work reasonable hours (zero), love wisely (from a distance), and live boldly (until someone starts vacuuming). Don't go without these 100 sage lessons:
by Susan Herbert
What happens when a cat becomes the subject of da Vinci’s Mona Lisa or takes the starring role in Hamlet or Lawrence of Arabia?
Susan Herbert’s feline interpretations of famous images from Western culture have charmed and amused readers for decades. Cats Galore brings together illustrations from the affectionately envisioned Pre-Raphaelite Cats, Shakespeare Cats, Movie Cats, and Opera Cats―as well as other delightful images of cats cast in scenes from art, theater, and film―into one delightful volume.
by Aline Alexander Newman & Gary Weitzman
We know cats are beautiful, secretive, and independent ... but even the most loyal cat owners are often baffled by their own pet's behavior. With veterinarian expert Dr. Gary Weitzman as guide, this fun book helps kids understand what cats are trying to communicate by their body language and behavior. So if you've ever wondered what Fluffy means when she's purring or moving her tail emphatically from left to right—this book is for you! It's full of insights, expert advice, and real-life cat scenarios, and showcases more than 30 poses, so you'll soon learn what each meow and flick of the tail means!
Cats have a way of walking into our lives and making themselves right at home. No cat lover can imagine life without a feline presence — even if it is only as fleeting as the occasional conversation with a neighbourhood stray. For all those who have succumbed to the charm of the cat comes the third edition of Meow: A book of happiness for cat lovers. A compendium of delightful and sometimes hilarious quotes captures the essence of this fascination.
by Yasmine Surovec
In this collection from popular Web comic Yasmine Surovec, fabled characters and fairy princesses are replaced with cat ladies and gents ... and cats. Rapunzel’s prince comes to rescue…his cats. Sleeping Beauty’s true love’s first kiss comes not from a prince but from a curious kitty. Each comic puts a contemporary witty spin on classic stories while continuing Yasmine’s brilliant comedic take on cats and their owners. The result is a collection that illustrates that cat ladies make for more interesting (and somewhat crazy) princesses.
by Sarah Brown
Of all the domesticated species, cats have enjoyed the most complex relationship with people―one that still leads to arguments about whether you can truly call the cat asleep by your fire "tame." The Cat is a comprehensive, richly illustrated exploration of the natural and cultural history of this much-loved pet. Chapters on Evolution & Development, Anatomy & Biology, Society & Behavior, and Cats & Humans take different angles on matters feline, offering rich information and insights
by Jean-Luc Deglin
When a mysterious mewling package arrives in the mail, one busy young woman's life changes forever. Rascal lives up to his name, filling every day with wild adventures and long naps: brave expeditions into closets, fierce battles with curtains, and wrestling with slumbering giants... Sometimes she's tempted to throw him out the window. He's lucky he's cute. Jean-Luc Deglin paints a purring portrait of one unforgettable black cat, an elegant inky swirl in a world of striking blue tones.
by Amy Goldwasser & Peter Arkle
Every cat owner knows that no two cats are alike. This pitch-perfect illustrated book proves this simple fact by diving whiskers first into the unique personality, charisma, and character of 50 real all-black cats. From Alfie, who "has no tolerance for wet humans or being ignored," to Sashi, who "enjoys freeze-dried chicken by candlelight and full-on body rubs," each cat comes to life through a lovingly hand-drawn portrait and quick-witted profile. Delightfully quirky and utterly charming, this motley crew of black cats will win over anyone with a dry sense of humor.
by Seo Kim
Cat Person is a collection of comics by cartoonist Seo Kim. Begun as a personal challenge to create daily, the comics feature a variety of themes from the silly to the serious. Characterized by a charming drawing style and frequently featuring the cartoonist and her farcical feline Jimmy, these are the best Sunday comics you've never seen.
by Rhonda Winegar
Vito is a cat who lives in Searsport, Maine, with his human, Oma, who is in charge of feeding him. Vito spends a lot of time down on the beach, where there are loads of crabs for him to chase and little humans with food for him to steal-especially baloney sandwiches, his favorite.
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