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Cats as pets

See below for a selection of the latest books from Cats as pets category. Presented with a red border are the Cats as pets books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Cats as pets books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

The Divine Feline

The Divine Feline

Author: Belinda Alexandra Format: Hardback Release Date: 04/02/2021

Cats and women share many traits: beauty, elegance, sensitivity, affectionate natures, a knack for nurturing and a love of the luxurious. Cats also embody the feminine dark side, with a tendency towards neurosis and fear of change. Then there are the qualities that cats possess which women long to emulate: fighting fiercely to protect themselves, never saying yes when they mean no, and being unafraid to claim the best seat in the house. Cats are loyal to those who love them but couldn't give a toss about what others think. They don't suffer self-esteem issues or worry if they're overweight. And then there is that enviable air of mystery, that slinky walk . . . oh to be a cat! They're the ultimate totem of female strength. Belinda Alexandra, writer and ardent cat lover, makes no apology for celebrating the special bond between women and their cats. In The Divine Feline, she shares her own experiences with cats, describes the relationship between women and cats throughout history and solves behavioural and philosophical issues in a whimsical and practical way. Viva la cat lady!

Yoga With Your Cat

Yoga With Your Cat

Author: Sam Hart Format: Hardback Release Date: 14/01/2021

Cats are natural-born yogis they know this and when you re practising your poses, be it cobra , pigeon or even crow , you d better be ready for your kitty to upstage you. With charming illustrations and easy-to-follow yoga poses, this delightful guide will help you perfect the cat stretch and maybe even impress your flexible feline friend.

The Essential Survival Guide for Cat Owners

The Essential Survival Guide for Cat Owners

Author: Mona Eklund Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/01/2021

A Cat's Tale

A Cat's Tale

Author: Paul Koudounaris, Baba the Cat Format: Hardback Release Date: 07/12/2020

The Cats on Hutton Roof

The Cats on Hutton Roof

Author: Marilyn Edwards Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2020

'A colourful series that celebrates the many ways animals enrich our relationships and our lives' Karin Slaughter Marilyn and husband Michael have known many happy years at Moon Cottage, with their cats Fannie, Titus and Pushkin. However, the time has come to make a dream come true, and for the family to move to beautiful Cumbria. However, as all cat-lovers will know, the feline companions in our lives do not always share our dreams, and getting Fannie, Titus and Pushkin on board with the change will be its very own challenge. . . Capturing the highs and the lows which come with living with cats, The Moon Cottage cat series is a testimony and a tribute to that unique and rewarding relationship which exists between humans and their feline companions in which cats, in their splendid complexity, remain among us, but not of us. **Fully illustrated throughout** Praise for the Moon Cottage cat series: 'My all-time favourite cat book' Jacqueline Wilson 'Cat lovers will adore this book . . . A tender story of love between the author and her cats' Celia Haddon 'All the many delights and a few of the heartaches of a life with cats are told with charm and wit. A vivid, honest, observant and involving book' Desmond Morris

Cats in Hats

Cats in Hats

Author: Jo Clark Format: Hardback Release Date: 12/11/2020

Cats may have nine lives but they like to dress to the nines as well. Step inside the wonderful wardrobe of cats and get ready to see their transfurrmation. This gem of a book features an adorable array of cats donning hats for all occasions, from the beret to the fedora and the sombrero to the tiara. Featuring full-colour illustrations from artist Jo Clark, alongside witty descriptions of cats from around the world, this is the purrfect book to inspire your kitty's new closet.

Making the Rounds with Oscar

Making the Rounds with Oscar

Author: Dr David Dosa Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 06/11/2020

Oscar the cat lives on the third floor of a nursing home in Rhode Island, USA. At first glance Oscar doesn't seem special. He's plain to look at. He's aloof. Like most cats, he's partial to treats and catnip. But in the summer of 2007 Oscar made headlines around the world. So what's so unusual about Oscar? He knows when the hospice patients are going to die. Dr Dosa's job is to respond to people's medical needs, treat them for their ailments and communicate with their families. Oscar takes care of the rest. He is a steady companion as patients descend into death. He is with them when they die. And, because of him, they don't die alone. Can a cat really predict death? Is he smelling something or responding to behavioural clues? Is he helping guide souls to heaven? Oscar's warm and profound story - of his uncanny ability to see death coming, of his steadfast and non-judgmental commitment to sit with patients as they die, of his quiet compassion - is a metaphor for what is important at the end of life.

P.S. I Love You More Than Tuna

P.S. I Love You More Than Tuna

Author: Sarah Chauncey Format: Hardback Release Date: 02/11/2020

P.S. I Love You More Than Tuna is both a lighthearted celebration of the loving bond between human and cat, and a touching meditation on the eternal nature of that love. --Jackson Galaxy, host of Animal Planet's My Cat From Hell An illustrated gift book for adults grieving a companion cat, celebrating the often-quirky bond between humans and felines. Our cats occupy a unique space in our hearts. When they're gone, the loss can be devastating, the grief profound. P.S. I Love You More Than Tuna gives us an opportunity to give friends, loved ones, or ourselves tangible comfort during the grieving period, when so many of us feel isolated and misunderstood after a beloved pet dies. The author and illustrator (devoted cat lovers themselves) offer this book as a universal love letter from the felines we've bid goodbye to. It celebrates the special bonds we forge with our four-legged companions and reminds us that their love for us--and ours for them--need never end.

Of Cats and Men

Of Cats and Men

Author: Sam Kalda Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2020

Of Cats and Men is a stylish illustrated gift book from an award-winning artist profiling notable cat-loving men throughout history in words and pictures. Sam Kalda presents a fresh approach to the cat book trend that is smart, sweet and driven by engaging and beautiful illustrations. Appealing to both men and women, Of Cats and Men is stereotype-breaking and charming, making for a highly giftable book. The 30 men profiled range from writers and artists such as Haruki Murakami, T.S. Eliot, Marlon Brando, Andy Warhol, Freddie Mercury and Ai Weiwei, to historical luminaries such as Sir Winston Churchill, Edward Lear and Sir Isaac Newton. In each of the profiles, readers uncover the men's devotion to their feline companions, surprising moments of fame for their beloved cats throughout history, and more. The book also features beautifully hand-lettered quotes, such as Twain's When a man loves cats, I am his friend and comrade, without further introduction.

The Cats, Cat Breeds & Cat Care, Complete Encyclopedia of

The Cats, Cat Breeds & Cat Care, Complete Encyclopedia of

Author: Alan Edwards Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2020

This comprehensive book brings together veterinary-approved advice on cat care and a directory of the world's best-known cat breeds. Part one, Caring for your Cat, opens with a brief history of the cat and covers every important topic that any responsible owner needs to be aware of. There is advice on buying and choosing a cat, inoculations for kittens, providing a safe environment indoors and out, and choosing equipment. There are also sections on feeding and nutrition, grooming and training, and essential health care. Part two, The Breeds, is a comprehensive visual encyclopedia of all the main cat breeds, from ever-popular Persians and Shorthairs, to rarer breeds such as the Maine Coon Cat, Ocicat and Ragdoll. Throughout, clear images accompany the expert text, making this the perfect reference

The Golden Tail

The Golden Tail

Author: Yasmine Zahran Format: Hardback Release Date: 28/10/2020

Cat vs Trump

Cat vs Trump

Author: Headline Format: Hardback Release Date: 26/10/2020

Is your cat smarter than Donald Trump? Already read The Beautiful Poetry of Donald Trump? Gobbled up Fire and Fury? Well, how about some Fire and FURRY. It's time to give your cat a pick me up, as we pit its wits against the President... You know Donald Trump, right? Wobbly orange trumpet on legs? The answer to the question: 'What would the offspring of a Wotsit and a dolphin look like?' Yeah, that guy. Well, he also happens to be the 45th President of the United States of America. There are many questions to be asked of Trump - did he collude with Russia? Is his hair made from caramelised orangutan farts? More pressing than all of them, though, is this: Is he smarter than your cat?* There's only one way to find out... To complete the Cat vs Trump test you will need: A cat A pencil The ability to forget that the world feels like it's on the brink of nuclear apocalypse for a bit A reminder of POTUS's biggest gaffes and a genuine cat IQ test all in one, this is the perfect present for cat lovers and Donald detractors alike... *SPOILER ALERT - NO