I Choo-Choo-Choose You!: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat Tale #ad - . Every cat lover remembers the very first feline they fell in love with. For celebrated cat writer gwen Cooper, that first love is Scarlett—a pint-sized rescue kitten with a king-sized personality. A natural-born troublemaker and wary at first after life on the streets, Scarlett is quick to win hearts with her kittenish mischief, but slow to open her own heart to the woman who saved her.
Yet as the months go by, and bonds of trust are painstakingly forged link by link, Gwen begins to realize that the love you have to earn just may be the love that means the most. Before there was homer the blind Wonder Cat, maddeningly aloof, there was Scarlett—the adorable, gray rescue tabby .
Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat TaleBenBella Books #ad - Can work, family life, and sanity itself survive a three-legged cat’s one-track obsession? Clayton “the Tripod” is a special-needs rescue who quickly established himself as king of the house—a “loveable doofus” and natural clown with a heart big enough for ten cats. The day he teaches himself to play fetch, however, Clayton transforms from loving lap cat to ruthless slave driver, demanding round-the-clock games of toss/retrieve/repeat from his hapless human mom.
. But how can any loving if exhausted! cat parent look into an adorable feline’s big hopeful eyes and say no? From the Curl Up with a Cat Tale series of true-life short stories from Gwen Cooper—bestselling author of the smash hit Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—“Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen” is full of Gwen’s trademark humor and heart.
Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat Tale #ad - It’s a tale sure to resonate with animal lovers everywhere. He interrupts her work, her sleep, even her alone time with her husband.
The Picasso of Pee: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat TaleBenBella Books #ad - It’s the purr-fect read for anyone who knows what it means to love a cat unconditionally, and to be loved wholeheartedly in return. Vashti’s challenging, creative spirit would leave its mark on her human’s heart as the years went by—and also on the furniture, clothing, and cherished belongings of the friends and boyfriends she viewed as competition for her “mom’s” affections.
But behind this femme fatale’s angelic façade lurked a crafty feline mind and a steely determination to retain sole possession of the person she loved most—by any means necessary. A riotously funny and ultimately tender exploration of the ineffable bonds between human and feline, “The Picasso of Pee” is the latest entry from the Curl Up with a Cat Tale series—true-life short stories from Gwen Cooper, bestselling author of the smash hit Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale.
The Picasso of Pee: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat Tale #ad - . This wily cat raises outside-the-litter-box thinking to an art form! Vashti was a drop-dead gorgeous, snow-white rescue cat whose sweet temper and gentle nature made her irresistible to all. Some cats have “accidents” on rugs or furniture. Along the way, vashti would teach her human mom what true love looks like: rare, beautiful, and more than a little messy.
THEM!: A Story in Five Parts Curl Up with a Cat TaleBenBella Books #ad - . Them! gwen cooper and her husband, laurence, had no idea how bad an onslaught of clothes moths could get until they had to start throwing away cherished sweaters by the sackful. Their secret weapon against the stubborn six-legged pests are Clayton “the tripod” and his litter-mate Fanny—two strictly indoor black cats eager, at long last, to test their predatory prowess.
THEM!: A Story in Five Parts Curl Up with a Cat Tale #ad - But as casualties mount, and the moths meet the cats’ superior size and skill with their own overwhelming numbers, the question remains: can two never-say-die furry soldiers ever win the war against THEM? The latest entry in the continuing Curl Up with a Cat Tale series—true-life cat stories by Gwen Cooper, New York Times bestselling author of the smash-hit Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—“THEM!” is a hilarious, high-octane adventure tale you won’t want to miss! .
When an invading swarm of six-legged intruders takes over a peaceful Jersey City brownstone, there’s no one to turn to except two scrappy feline warriors in the battle against.
Cat Carrier Tango: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat TaleBenBella Books #ad - As she treks the streets of manhattan with her three cranky and surprisingly heavy! cats in tow, the real question isn’t if she’ll make it to the vet’s office on schedule—it’s whether her sanity will still be intact by the time she gets there. A hilarious account of one long day’s wacky adventures and misadventures, “Cat Carrier Tango” is the fourth installment in the Curl Up with a Cat Tale monthly story series from Gwen Cooper, author of the smash hit Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale.
Throw in trying to get three fussy felines to their first appointment with a new vet on time, and that’s the day Gwen Cooper is having. There are a million cat stories in the naked city. There are days when everything seems to go wrong—days that can crack even the hardiest New Yorker: your cab breaks down, an address that Google Maps assures you exists is nowhere to be found, you lose your cell phone, nobody you ask for directions has any idea what you’re talking about, it starts to rain and you can’t find your umbrella .
Cat Carrier Tango: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat Tale #ad - Meant to be read in a warm bubble bath, or with a glass of wine in hand, it’s sure to keep you laughing from start to finish! . This is one of them.
My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five FelinesBenBella Books #ad - And homer, the blind wonder Cat himself, returns triumphant in new tales of life and love after worldwide fame. Sure to be treasured by cat lovers everywhere, shedding an occasional tear, My Life in a Cat House will leave you laughing out loud, and hugging your own cat a little bit closer. Read and rejoice!
Ideal for new readers and longtime fans alike, this memoir told in eight purr-fect cat stories is filled with all the humor and heart Gwen’s devoted readership has come to know and love. Raised in a dog-loving family, Gwen never pictured herself as a “cat person. But from the very first feline she adopted—an adorable five-week-old rescue kitten, slow to learn how to trust after life on the streets—Gwen was smitten.
My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five Felines #ad - Eventually one rescue kitten became five, noon, and all the ups and downs of a life with cats are lovingly depicted here: From the obsessive cat who teaches himself to play fetch and demands it morning, and night from his hapless human mom; to the crafty white beauty who raises outside-the-litter-box thinking to the level of an art form; to the routine vet trip that turns into a hijinks-filled misadventure on the streets of Manhattan with three VERY cranky! felines in tow.
Celebrate the human-feline bond with all its joys, mysteries, and life-changing moments. Gwen cooper—author of the blockbuster bestseller homer’s odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life With a Blind Wonder Cat—returns with the ongoing adventures of her much-beloved, world-famous fur family.
Fanny Trouble: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat TaleBenBella Books #ad - Even the sweetest cat can turn salty when it comes to food. As her hapless human mom tries to cope with the new regime of pre-dawn wake-up calls feed me now! and all-day caterwauling, the question remains: Can a skinny cat’s newfound food addiction ever be tamed? The sixth installment in the monthly Curl Up with a Cat Tale series by Gwen Cooper—author of the smash-hit Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—“Fanny Trouble” is a hilarious and ultimately touching tribute to the things we do to make our cats happy.
If you’re the human slave to your own fussy feline, you won’t want to miss it! . Fanny the cat is the classic “good daughter”—a petite and pretty rescue with a shy, affectionate disposition who’s thoroughly doted on by her besotted humans. But the day she discovers dry food otherwise known as “kitty crack” for the first time, Fanny goes from angelic to devilish literally overnight.
Homer and the Holiday Miracle: A True StoryBenBella Books #ad - Homer, the world-renowned blind wonder cat, returns this holiday season with an ins-purr-ational tale filled with holiday cheer!Fifteen years earlier, doctors had warned that Homer—a tiny, sightless kitten—was unlikely to survive and probably wouldn’t have much of a life even if he did. Miraculously and against all the odds, homer grew into a feline dynamo who scaled seven-foot bookcases with ease, however, saved his human mom’s life when he chased a late-night burglar from their apartment, and rose to global fame—paving the way for other special-needs animals once considered “unadoptable.
Homer and the Holiday Miracle: A True Story #ad - Now, only two weeks before christmas, with doctors once again decreeing that Homer didn’t have much time—that he wouldn’t even make it to Christmas Eve—Homer showed everyone that he still had one more miracle left in him. The heroic blind cat proved again, once and for all, that hope and love aren’t things you see with your eyes.
You see them with your heart. Humorous and heartwarming, Homer and the Holiday Miracle will leave you filled with the true spirit of the season. It’s the ideal stocking-stuffer for the cat lover on your list—and the perfect holiday treat for yourself. Read and rejoice! .
Spray Anything: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat TaleBenBella Books #ad - It’s rare for two cats to even tolerate each other the first time they meet. But when bruiser the backyard feral and Fanny the housecat lock eyes, they’re instantly smitten. Seeking out glimpses of each other through the windowed door that separates them, they exchange “gifts” toy mice from Fanny, real mice from Bruiser, try to touch paws through the glass, and hope to someday meet in purr-son.
Spray Anything: A Short Story Curl Up with a Cat Tale #ad - But it’s more than glass that keeps them apart—can true love ever tame the wild-at-heart outdoor cat? the seventh entry in the continuing Curl Up with a Cat Tale series—true-life cat stories by Gwen Cooper, New York Times bestselling author of the smash hit Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale—“Spray Anything” is a love story for the ages that you won’t want to miss!
A real-life tale of feline love at first sight.
Homer: The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat#ad - The odds had always been stacked against Homer, the blind kitten nobody wanted. 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. By turns humorous and tender, this beautifully written, 115-page sequel concludes the adventures of Homer the Blind Wonder Cat—the fearless feline who proved that love isn’t something you see with your eyes, that even the smallest of creatures can make a big difference, and that true love lives forever.
He became the scourge and darling of the reporters, bloggers, videographers, photographers, and radio hosts who clamored to meet him—dragging his hapless human behind him as he greeted fame with his usual joie de vivre and occasional “catitude. He became a spokes-cat for the cause of special-needs animals everywhere, and eventually the wise older mentor to the new special-needs kitten who would enter his and Gwen’s lives.
Homer: The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat #ad - 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.