The Ultimate Cat Lover's Book Club: Must-Reads for Feline Enthusiasts

February 21, 2024


For those of us who find joy in the gentle purring, playful antics, and mysterious charm of our feline friends, there's nothing quite like curling up with a good book that celebrates the enchanting world of cats. 

In this edition of the Ultimate Cat Lover's Book Club, we've curated a list of must-reads that will whisk you away into a literary realm filled with whiskers, adventures, and heartwarming tales of our favorite four-legged companions.

"The Cat Who Came for Christmas" by Cleveland Amory

Dive into the heartwarming memoir of Cleveland Amory as he recounts the unexpected arrival of a stray cat named Polar Bear into his life. This touching tale captures the transformative power of feline companionship and the magic that can happen when a cat chooses you.

"Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World" by Vicki Myron

Follow the charming story of Dewey Readmore Books, a cat who found his home in a library and touched the lives of an entire community. This true tale celebrates the profound impact that a cat can have on human lives.

"Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats" by T.S. Eliot

Delve into the whimsical world of T.S. Eliot's feline poetry. The collection that inspired the musical "Cats" introduces readers to a delightful array of cat characters, each with its own unique personality and quirks.

"A Street Cat Named Bob" by James Bowen

Embark on the inspirational journey of James Bowen and his street cat companion, Bob. This heartening memoir explores the healing power of the human-animal bond and the transformative effect a cat can have on one's life.

"Catify to Satisfy: Simple Solutions for Creating a Cat-Friendly Home" by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin

For those looking to enhance their homes for feline companionship, this guide by cat behaviorist Jackson Galaxy and designer Kate Benjamin provides practical tips and DIY projects to create a cat-friendly environment.

"Cat Sense: How the New Feline Science Can Make You a Better Friend to Your Pet" by John Bradshaw

Uncover the fascinating insights into feline behavior and evolution with John Bradshaw. This book explores the scientific aspects of cat ownership, shedding light on how to better understand and care for your cat.

"The Guest Cat" by Takashi Hiraide

Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of a couple whose lives are subtly transformed by the presence of a mysterious guest cat. This beautifully written novel captures the delicate nuances of the human-feline connection.

"Cat's Eye" by Margaret Atwood

Step into the realm of fiction with Margaret Atwood's exploration of the complexities of friendship and rivalry through the lens of a renowned artist and her memories, which are intertwined with her experiences growing up with cats.

"Catfantastic: Nine Lives and Fifteen Tales" edited by Andre Norton and Martin H. Greenberg

If you enjoy a good dose of fantasy, this anthology offers a collection of short stories that celebrate the mystical and magical qualities of cats. From shape-shifting felines to feline familiars, each tale weaves a captivating narrative.

"The Cat Lover's Devotional" by Meryl Doney

For a daily dose of feline inspiration, Meryl Doney's devotional offers heartwarming stories, quotes, and reflections that celebrate the joy and companionship that cats bring into our lives.


As you embark on this literary journey through the Ultimate Cat Lover's Book Club, may these captivating reads deepen your appreciation for the enchanting world of cats. Whether you're seeking heartwarming memoirs, insightful guides, or whimsical fiction, these books are sure to resonate with the feline enthusiast in you. So, grab a cozy blanket, a cup of tea, and let the pages whisk you away into the purr-fect world of cat-centric literature. Happy reading!

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