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The Christmas Cat Tails: The Complete Trilogy

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Looking for a great Christmas read…   …with cats?


Then keep reading… You’ll get into the Christmas spirit with these feline features. In “The Christmas Cat Tails: The Complete Trilogy” you will discover fiction for the holiday season featuring the feline adventures of… • A stray for the holidays • A Tuxie to the rescue • A Ragdoll to save a life.


You’ll love this collection of kitty stories because every cat lover enjoys tales of cats at Christmas.


Read the review at AwesomeGang


'The Christmas Cat Tails' is available through Amazon

Cat Daddy by Jackson Galaxy

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"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. Yet his ability to connect with even the most troubled felines—and the stressed-out humans living in their wake—is awe-inspiring. In this book, Galaxy shares the moving story of his 13-year relationship with a little gray-and-white haired cat named Benny, while giving great advice on caring for the feline living in your own home.  'Cat Daddy' is available through Chewy Books.

Girls and Their Cats

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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.

'Girls and Their Cats' is available through Amazon, Barnes & Nobel, and IndieBound.

Tell Tail Heart by Cate Conte

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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. 


But easy is getting harder every day for Maddie, especially when a big-name writer who’s on the island working on a new project winds up floating in the canal. This, on the exact same day an eccentric woman shows up at the cafe claiming Maddie’s cat, JJ, is hers. 


As the investigation into the dead writer picks up, Maddie realizes that even the neighbors she’s known all her life might be keeping secrets that go deep into the heart of this small seaside town. Meanwhile, a killer remains at-large...and on the prowl.


'Tell Tail Heart' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

Not Fit for a Dog!

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The Truth About Manufactured Cat and Dog Food

by Michael W. Fox, Elizabeth Hodgkins, and Marion E. Smart

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. This revolutionary book teaches how to read pet food labels and what ingredients to avoid, how to save on pet bills by preventing diet-related disease in pets, why veterinarians are often ignorant of the health effects of manufactured pet food, how a change in diet can cure many diet-related illnesses, and why organic farming practices and suppliers can be the best choice for pets. Armed with this information, people will be able to provide a better and healthier life for their animals.

'Not Fit for a Dog!' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

Big Book of Little Kittens

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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. Find it Here.

Tiny but Mighty

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Kitten Lady's Guide to Saving the Most Vulnerable Felines

by Hannah Shaw and Andrew Martila


"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.  Find it Here.

Bailey - No Ordinary Cat

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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).

If you have a cat you know how independent they are. Bailey, No Ordinary Catcelebrates the unique quirky spirit of this unforgettable feline through four-color photographs and captions from the voice of Bailey himself. Cat lovers will be delighted to peek into the life of their favorite celebrity cat with the huge eyes, huge heart, and huge personality—and an ever-growing following.


'Baily - No Ordinary Cat' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

Cat Ladies by Susi Schaefer

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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. But when Princess runs into trouble, the stray comes to her rescue. Maybe the stray can fit in with Princess and her ladies after all. Of course, she’ll need proper training first!


'Cat Ladies' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

Cats for Dummies

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Everything you need to take care of your feline friend

by Gina Spadafori and Dr. Lauren Demos


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.


'Cats for Dummies' is available through Amazon

Cats Are People, Too

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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.


'Cats Are People, Too' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

What Your Cat is Thinking

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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. 


'What Your Cat is Thinking' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

The Essential Survival Guide for Cat Owners

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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. Included are over 60 original illustrations accompanied by text based on real life experiences as well as careful research. Learn to understand your cat, and rest assured there are others who also would do anything for their beloved pet family member...


'The Essential Survival Guide for Cat Owners' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

All Cats Are Introverts: Poems by All Cats

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling 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.   


Have you ever been labeled as "antisocial," "shy," or "lost in your own thoughts" because you don't realize someone's been calling your name 148 times? The cats understand. All Cats Are Introverts is a collection of self-reflective poetry from cats that clearly shows them to be the insightful, often alert, crowd-averse, personally engaging, probably napping-as-we-speak introverts of the animal kingdom. Enjoy this completely relatable and hilarious book, and perhaps you will soon see the cat—and even yourself—in a whole new light. 


'All Cats Are Introverts' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

The New Guide to Cat Breeds

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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.


'The Mysterious World of Cats' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

The Ultimate Guide to Cat Breeds

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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.


The Ultimate Guide to Cat Breeds has a lot of rich information about the most well known cat breeds in the world, such as Persian, Maine Coon, Siamese, Abyssinian, Russian Blue, Tonkinese, and Burmese.


'The Ultimate Guide to Cat Breeds' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

The Mysterious World of Cats

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The ultimate gift book for people who are bonkers about their cat


Herbie Brennan is a New York Times bestselling 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!


'The Mysterious World of Cats' is available through Barnes & Nobel, Amazon

The Secret Life of Cats Notebook Collection

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By Pepe Shimada


This product has not yet been released. It will be available after February 11, 2020.


Celebrate the weird and wonderful life of cats!

What are our kitties really up to when we aren't looking? Peek into their mysterious world with this set of three notebooks featuring artist Pepe Shimada's delightfully imaginative portraits of cats doing unexpected things. From playing guitar to skiing and eating ice cream, cats do it all!

  • 3 paperback notebooks, 6 x 8½ inches each, 64 pages each
  • Full-color cover illustrations
  • One journal is lined, one is blank, one is dotted
  • A great add-on gift or self-purchase for Pepe Shimada fans, cat lovers, and stationery enthusiasts
  • The notebooks are great for bullet journaling, note-taking, goal tracking, and list-making; or use as a daily planner, gratitude journal, or travel log!


'The Secret Life of Cats Notebook Collection' is available through Chronicle Books

Cat’s Company by Michael Joseph

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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." - stuckinabook.com

Medical, Genetic and Behavioral Risk Factors of Purebred Dogs & Cats

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This book, by veterinarian Ross D. Clark, DVM, 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:

  • the breed of the dog or cat plus any synonyms for that breed
  • the different organ systems that serve as headings for the various conditions
  • conditions either documented or reported anecdotally for that breed
  • when available, an abbreviation indicating the mode of inheritance
  • a brief definition of these conditions as well as whether a DNA test is available
  • a select list of references


The book is available through Amazon.

Why in the World Did That Cat Do That?

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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:

  • Why do cats purr?
  • Why do cats hate getting wet?
  • Why do cats fight?
  • Why do cats hate dogs?
  • Why do cats throw up?
  • Why do cats knead, purr and drool?
  • Why do cats meow?
  • Why do cats eat grass?
  • Why do cats scratch?
  • Why do cats bite?
  • Why do cats sleep so much?
  • Why do cats make such noise when mating?
  • Why do cats hate car rides?
  • Why do cats drink from the toilet?
  • Why do cats suck on and eat material?
  • And much more.


The book is available through  Amazon

A Hisstory of Cat Art Coloring Book

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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.


Available through Amazon

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