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Stories, poems, pictures, and cartoons about the relationship of lesbians and cats.
Cartoonist Jeffrey Brown's drawings perfectly capture the humor and quirkiness of cats in all their strange and charming glory. Following the success of Cat Getting Out of a Bag, this collection of color and black-and-white comic strips loosely follows the adventures of a pair of cats as they explore the world around them, indoors and out. Adventures include taking a nap, licking a shoe, attacking dust particles, hiding in cabinets, pouncing on fallen leaves, confronting the vacuum cleaner, patrolling the yard, and purring up a stormall adorably rendered in Brown's immediate and irresistible style. Sure to delight anyone who lives with cats and appreciates their sweet and batty behavior, this beautifully packaged gift book is the cat's meow.
Do you know that there are two Continents where cats do not live? One island, also. Do you know which cat is called the Mexican cat, or what the flatheaded cat eats that other cats do not eat? If you read this book, you will know many fascinating facts about big cats, little cats and pet cats. This file should make an excellent embossed braille copy.
Mandy and James have discovered a stray cat and her kittens behind old Wilfred Bennett's house. But the next time they visit, she's moved her family into a trailer on Western's campsite! Sam Western has no patience for animals -- particularly cats.
When Pru Marlowe gets the call that there's been a cat shooting, she's furious. Animal brutality is the one thing that this tough animal psychic won't stand for, and in her role as a behaviorist she's determined to care for the traumatized pet. But when Pru finds out that the cat did the shooting - accidentally setting off a rare dueling pistol - she realizes something else is going on. Could the white Persian really have killed her owner - or did the whole bloody mess have something to do with that pricey collectible? With the white cat turning a deaf ear to her questions, Pru must tune in to Beauville's other pampered residents - from the dead man's elite social set to their equally spoiled pets - and learn the truth before her ex, a former New York cop, gets too close. In a world where value is determined by a price tag, only Pru Marlowe and her trusty tabby Wallis can figure out if this was a case of feline felony - or if some human has set the Persian up to be the ultimate cat's paw.
[From the back of the book:] "The Complete Guide to All Things Festive and Feline for the Holidays. A new holiday classic, this delightful book celebrates your favorite yuletide traditions from a distinctly feline perspective. From the historical origins of the holiday to its contemporary festivities, A Cat's Christmas includes such favorites as "A Cat's Christmas Carol," "The Nine Catnaps of Christmas," and "A Cat's Christmas in Wales," as well as ideas for cat- themed ornaments, gift suggestions for the cat who has everything, and recipes for special Yuletide treats. You'll also find advice on party etiquette, proven unwinders for wound-up cats, and what to say when a kitten asks, "Is there really a Santa Paws?" Filled with favorite poems, carols, stories, and delightful illustrations, A Cat's Christmas is the perfect stocking stuffer for every cat lover on your list." Full page illustrations are described.
Calliope Reaper-Jones is Death's Daughter. She owes a debt to Cerberus, the three headed dog that guards the gate's of hell-a debt that involves a trip to Purgatory, Las Vegas, ancient Egypt, and a discount department store that's more frightening than any supernatural creature she'll ever encounter.
As the first female police chief in Pecan Springs, Texas, Sheila Dawson has cracked many a mystery in collaboration with local sleuth China Bayles. Now Sheila puts her smarts to work, sifting through secrets to find a killer on the prowl... <P> Larry Kirk, Pecan Springs' computer guru, has been shot dead in his kitchen. At first Sheila believes it to be suicide, but further investigation reveals that Kirk's death wasn't self-inflicted. And the truth is reinforced by her friend China Bayles' news--Larry recently asked her for legal advice in regards to a stalker. <P> As a police chief in a male-dominated force, Sheila meets many challenges, especially when her theories rock the boat in high-profile cases like that of George Timms, who was caught breaking into Larry's shop. Now that Larry is dead, Sheila is sure the burglary is connected to the murder. But when Timms disappears instead of turning himself in, Sheila must prove she's got what it takes to hunt down a predator who's loose on the streets of Pecan Springs...
What is Cat's favorite color? Is it green, like the grass where he likes to walk? Or yellow, like the sand on a sunny beach? Children who are learning new colors can join in Cat's fun, as he explores the colors all around him. With its bright palette and playful, endearing kitten, this cheery book is perfect for the very young child. "Big, bold, and bright. . . this cheerful picture book gives young children a chance to learn their colors. " --Booklist, starred review
Some say your previous cat chooses your new feline. If so, what in cat heaven's name was our beloved Cleo thinking when she sent us a crazy cat like Jonah?Helen Brown swore she'd never get another cat after her precious Cleo died. But that was before a cute Siamese with an intense blue gaze wrapped her around his paw. Demonstrating the grace of a trapeze artist--and a talent for smashing anything breakable--Jonah seduced the household with his daredevil antics and heart-melting purr. With her son getting married, her daughter setting off on a potentially dangerous personal quest, and a recent brush with her own mortality, Helen faced a whirlwind of joys and challenges. Yet Jonah proved just the thing to ease the busy household's growing pains. Uplifting, witty, and wise, here is a story of love and family--four-legged members included. Don't Miss Helen Brown's Beloved Bestseller, Cleo"A buoyant tale, heartfelt and open. " --Booklist"An absolute must. " --Cat World"Even non-cat-lovers will be moved. " --Good Housekeeping
This book brings together hundreds of cat facts and trivia tidbits; for example, housecats typically blink twice a minute, and NCAA college football teams with "cat" nicknames--Lions, Tigers, Cougars--outnumber "dog" nicknames by more than two to one. Illustrations.
Surely going to the top of the world to ask the wisest one a question is an innocuous quest? Then, why is some one trying at all costs to prevent success?
The Toveys attempt to settle down to quiet life in the country. Unfortunately, their tyrannical Siamese cats have other ideas. From causing an uproar on the BBC to claiming to have been kidnapped, Sheba and Solomon's outrageous behavior leaves the Toveys at their wits' end. Meanwhile, Doreen has to contend with her husband's disastrous skills as a handyman, a squirrel that chews the buttons off all his suits, and a runaway tortoise named Tarzan. Both human and animal characters come to life on the page in these witty stories, including Sidney, the problem-prone gardener, and Blondin, the brandy-swilling squirrel. In a new edition, with 20 delightful black and white illustrations, Tovey's tales are ready for rediscovery by a new generation of cat lovers. A truly enjoyable read for anyone who's ever been owned by a cat, it will tickle your funny bone and tug on your heartstrings.
Rediscover this lovable classic in a delightful new illustrated edition of these warm and witty cat tales, first published over forty years ago. Animal lovers Doreen Tovey and her husband Charles acquire their first Siamese kitten to rid themselves of an invasion of mice, although they worry about the cat attacking the birds. But Sugieh is not just any cat. She's an iron hand in a delicate, blue-pointed glove; an actress, a prima donna, an empress of cats, and she quickly establishes herself as queen of the house. Thus enslaved, the Toveys try to minimize the chaos Sugieh causes on a daily basis: chewing up telegrams, tearing holes into anything made out of wool, and screaming like a banshee. However things get more complicated once Sugieh decides she's ready to become the perfect mother. Then she and her adorable kittens devote themselves to tightening their grip on the household. You'll share Doreen Tovey's enthusiasm for animals and her infectious feeling of joy toward all the creatures in her household. Surrounded by the friendly astonishment of the village characters who populate the neighborhood, like Father Adams, the local rector--the Tovey household is here again with it's deep though sorely tried love of animals and its splendid portrayal of the country scene. The affectionate illustrations by artist Dan Brown, who specializes in animals, truly capture the essence of the Siamese, helping to bring both the stories and characters to life.
Mandy Hope wins a weekend in a secluded castle. Then they notice the odd cat themed decor, but the owner Mrs. Hapgood insists there are no cats around. Will Mandy and James be able to get to the truth of it all?
Cat McAllister grew up as a Hollywood child star, spent her adolescence modeling in Japan, and now, as she celebrates her twenty-fifth birthday for the fourth time, she lives for velvet ropes, Moët & Chandon, gold-leaf invitations, and other fashionista prizes. But on her way up the social ladder, making her way past the who's who and the what's what, Cat finds herself stuck in that seventh circle of celebrity hell. What's worse, her funds are running dry. What's a girl to do? Marry rich. And so the ruckus begins, taking us from China for a baby adoption, to Paris for the couture shows, to the "it" world of Gotham. And that's just the hors d'oeuvres. Punctuated with Kim DeMarco's illustrations, Cat's Meow is a spectacularly witty novel about a young woman looking for love, clothes, and what will make her truly happy in life.
Young Graciela owns a very special cat, Pip, who can speak. But Pip only speaks Spanish. Throughout this charming story, the reader learns some basic Spanish.
Cats Miscellany provides readers with a fun collection of feline facts, anecdotes, and tales. In this truly fanciful work, author Lesley O'Mara has crafts a kaleidoscope of information which is sure to delight every cat lover. What happened when Charles Dickens discovered that his cat William was really a Williamina? How do you tell if your cat is truly fat? How long did it take one Florida housecat to track down his owners after they had moved to California?Filled with heartwarming tales, historical anecdotes, unique quotes, and so much more, Cats Miscellany is sure to satisfy human curiosity the whole year round. Delightfully illustrated and beautifully designed, this quirky and entertaining book is the perfect gift for pet lovers and "ailurophiles" of any age.
Describes the physical characteristics, behavior, distribution, and care of various types of domestic cats.
When Franky realizes that he must find homes for a neighbor's cats, he finds unexpected help from others, but will he be able to adopt the cat he loves most?
Memorable stories about people and their favorite felines are gathered here. Some of the contributors are well known, some are not, but all have in common a story to tell about a special cat who changed their lives.
Thrown into a river by a cruel human, a young tiger-striped cat fights to survive amid feral cats and other creatures near Roxville train station, aided by Mike, a fourteen-year-old foster boy who is not allowed to have a pet.
The magic is all around you, if only you open your eyes....Lillian Kindred spends her days exploring the Tanglewood Forest, a magical, rolling wilderness that she imagines to be full of fairies. The trouble is, Lillian has never seen a wisp of magic in her hills--until the day the cats of the forest save her life by transforming her into a kitten. Now Lillian must set out on a perilous adventure that will lead her through untamed lands of fabled creatures--from Old Mother Possum to the fearsome Bear People--to find a way to make things right.In this whimsical, original folktale written and illustrated throughout in vibrant full color by two celebrated masters of modern fantasy, a young girl's journey becomes an enchanting coming-of-age story about magic, friendship, and the courage to shape one's own destiny.
A collection of jokes about cats, including "What do you call a cat that hangs out at the bowling lanes? An alley cat."