My recent cat gift guide has gone down reall well and thank you all for the shares and for visiting small business who need our support in these tough times. This week I introduce my books for cat lovers’ gift guide. There is something here for every single cat lover!
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What do you buy for a cat lover to read and where do you buy it?
Let me recommend a few unique books for you to explore and treasures for you to discover. There are cats, and there’s also a dog thriller for multipet families.
- If you have a cat themed book let me know, I might be able to include it.
Although I am an Amazon affiliate, I strongly recommend you visit your local bookshop, they can order a book even if it is not in store. Shop local if you can and keep your local economy moving in these tough times. Preserve jobs in your own town or city as much as you can and support small businesses and handcrafters.
Format Kindle and Paperback
Mollie has launched a new series that includes a ghost cat! Like all of Mollie’s books it is a good read that will absorb you. Although there is a characterful and fun cat ghost, the story itself is a good mystery that will keep you wondering until the last minute!
As a member of the Professional Photographers of America, Larry Johnson has over 35 years experience photographing cats.
This is on MY must have list and it should be on yours too. It is packed with gorgeous felines that you will never tire of admiring. Mr Johnson also photographs dogs, birds and people so his extensive experience and amazing skills should inspire those of us aspiring to take better photos, whatever our level.
The Little Book of Bob
Life lessons from a streetwise cat. the book is small and packed with wisdom from Bob who taught James Bowen how to be a better person. Open the book anywhere for a sweet lesson on life.
When Felix arrived at Yorkshire’s Huddersfield Train Station in Great Britain as an eight-week-old kitten, no one knew just how important this little ball of fluff would become.
Although she has a vital job to do as ‘Senior Pest Controller’, Felix is much more than just an employee of TransPennine Express. Felix changes lives in surprising ways. This is a charming and fun read you will enjoy. All profits from the book to go charity. There is also a railway cat book sequel including a kitten!
The September Day Series
Available in print and ebook form from prolific and talented Amy Shojai.
Always a great addition to every pet lovers book guide, author Amy Shojai writes a mean pet thriller. For the multipet householder or a dog lover in your cat family, you will be gripped by the first adventure in this series about animal behaviourist September, and dog Shadow.
“Animal behaviorist September Day protects her broken heart by keeping everyone at arm’s length. Still distraught over her husband’s death in the line of duty, she heads back to her Texas home to launch a dog-training business. But her grief takes a back seat when her autistic nephew goes missing in a freak blizzard.”
Format: Kindle and Paperback
Don’t miss this book!
In a northern Minnesota mining town, cats have always maintained the Great Purr, a force that holds the Real World, the UnderEarth, and the Spirit World together. But when the Great Purr becomes corrupted and threatens to destroy the world, the magical cats of Ironton must work together to prevent disaster.
This visionary fantasy by Catherine Holm is one I bought while I was in America several years ago. I re-read it every year because it is a vividly imagined and stunning story. If you need cat heroes, mystery, hope and redemption you will find them here by the paw full.
I make no excuses for including this book for a second year running. It is a delight and a must read for the black cat lover in your life.
At last, a celebration of black cats to reverse negative stereotypes and superstitions. This collection, the first of its kind, narrated by the cats will move and amuse you with their tell-all stories, fun purrsonality profiles, and stunning photography. The gorgeous full-color anthology features over 100 black cats from all over the world including YouTube celebrities Cole and Marmalade
This needs to be part of the purr-fect holiday gift guide for pet lovers. An anthology curated by Layla Morgan Wilde that celebrates the black cat. For the black cat family or owner there is no other choice! This book is packed with stories of how much these fascinating cats mean to their owners, how they arrived in their homes, and how they are loved.
Format: Paperback (Pawtographed copies available)
The story of one cat’s survival and rescue. Written from Lola’s perspective this is a happy book for any cat lover. This is a ‘happy ending’ cat book packed with humour and photos of Lola from her desperate kittenhood to her current life as an online blogger with sister Lexy.
You can get in touch Lola and author Dawn White via their blog to request a ‘pawtographed’ copy through their contact page.
Catwoods – Stories and Studies of our Feline Companions
Format: Paperback only (but worth it!)
Leah Alford observes domestic felines indoors and later studies wildlings like foxes and raccoons who live outdoors amidst the glowing, dense leaves of the Appalachian jungle. Alford and her husband have rapport with each cat; with looks, gestures, purrs, and meaningful visual cues, the cats voice their declarations and diatribes. Catwoods
Books for Pet Lovers Summary
All of the books I have chosen are all unique or special in some way. These are individual writers who would love to see their books under the Christmas tree. They may sell via Amazon, or through a bookshop but you can gift these books knowing you support a hard working writer.
Desperate for a last minute solution? That Amazon gift card might get them the book they need, just don’t forget to send them here for the best recommendations!
- If you can get hold of a copy of the book Buster’s Winter Folly, by Kristin Schumacher, please grab it. It’s a delightful children’s book created with a Kickstarter campaign and it tells a lovely kitty ‘lost and found’ story.