Bookstore cats are an international phenomenon, and here is a collection as entertaining and as adorable as the cats who festoon book lovers' havens. This wonderful investigation has turned up the curious cats running bookshops worldwide, and documents the unique personalities of each. A sure-to-engage gift book for the cat lover, the book lover, the shopper, and the curious alike.
Reading an article about cats who live in bookstores inspired author Brandon Schultz to further investigate the lives of bookstore cats. Cats have strong personalities that enchant and engage, and it turns out there are many of them living in every reader’s favorite environment: the bookstore.
With personalities and histories as varied as the books they tend, each cat has a story worth telling. Collected here are their tales, along with enchanting photos of the feline employees in their shops.
Most bookstore cats are famous in their local communities, many have been featured and profiled in entertainment outlets, and some even have their own books and social media accounts.
Now, for the first time, some of the world's most beloved bookstore cats are collected together in one adorable directory, making the perfect gift for cat lovers, book lovers, shoppers, and the generally curious worldwide.
Aside from keeping a bookseller free of mice, these noble creatures become part of the fabric of their environment and, while they chase away the mice, they lure in the world's cat-loving readers.