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Must-Read Books About Famous Cats


 

You’ve seen the cat memes and the cat videos. Thanks to the Internet, not only do people get their rise to fame, but cats do as well. Here are some of our favorite famous cats and the books written about them.

 


 

Grumpy Cat: A Grumpy Book by Grumpy Cat

Internet sensation Grumpy Cat’s epic feline frown has inspired legions of devoted fans. Celebrating the grouch in everyone, the Grumpy Cat book teaches the fine art of grumpiness and includes enough bad attitude to cast a dark cloud over the whole world. Featuring brand new as well as classic photos, and including grump-inspiring activities and games, Grumpy Cat delivers unmatched, hilarious grumpiness that puts any bad mood in perspective.

 

Homer: The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat by Gwen Cooper

The odds had always been stacked against Homer, the blind kitten nobody wanted. But destiny took a hand the day he met Gwen Cooper, and with the publication twelve years later of the international bestseller “Homer’s Odyssey,” Homer went from beloved house cat to world-wide star. He became a spokes-cat for the cause of special-needs animals everywhere. Most importantly, Homer taught those who loved him best how to live and die with courage and joy—and left behind a rescue community of “Homer’s Heroes” that continues to save countless lives in his name.

 

The True Tails of Baker and Taylor: The Library Cats Who Left Their Pawprints on a Small Town . . . and the World by Jan Louch & Lisa Rogak

It all started with mice in the library.

An assistant librarian and a coworker decided that what the library needed was a cat. Or, even better, two cats. Soon, they found a pair of Scottish Folds who were perfect for the job. But these cats were much more than mousers. Visitors to the library fell in love with Baker and Taylor and their antics. And after the cats were photographed for a poster, they became feline celebrities. Children from across the country wrote them letters, fans traveled from far and wide to meet them, and they became the most famous library cats in the world.

 

I Am Pusheen the Cat by Claire Belton

Who is Pusheen? This collection of oh-so-cute kitty comics—featuring the chubby, tubby tabby who has taken the Internet by storm—will fill you in on all the basics.

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