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animals The Best Books for Cat Lovers  

Ashley Reign
64 votes 52 voters

List Rules Funny and delightful books about cats, starring cats, for cat lovers.

Uh oh! Ever have one of those moments when you just can’t figure out a gift for your cat-loving friend that doesn’t actually involve presenting her (or even him!) with another cat? Well whether you’re looking for the perfect gift for the cat lover in your life or are a shameless cat person yourself, you’ve come to the right place. Here we’ve assembled a collection of some of the funniest, craziest, and all around best books for cat lovers out there.

So the next time you’re out to buy a book for your favorite fur-parent, check out our list and feel free to add any of your favorite feline tales if you don’t see them included. Rest assured that you’ll find a wide variety of authors listed below who collectively cover a wide range of topics. Got a new guy in the office whose a little too peppy for your taste? Consider givin’ him a clue by a slipping a copy of Grumpy Cat’s A Grumpy Guide to Life on his desk. Actually want to figure out how to get your cat how to do what you want? It doesn’t get any more straightforward than Warren Eckstein’s How to Get Your Cat to Do What You Want.

Come on in and let your fur flag fly as you join our efforts to bring together a collection of some of the best books for cat lovers around. And don’t forget, if you’ve got a funny, classic, or otherwise adorably cat-themed book you don’t yet see, feel free to add it to the list.

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A Street Cat Named Bob: And Ho... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Dewey: The Small-Town Library ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Murder, She Meowed is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Murder, She Meowed Rita Mae Brown

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How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plo... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Crafting with Cat Hair: Cute H... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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I Could Pee on This is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
I Could Pee on This Francesco Marciuliano

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What's the Matter with Henry? ... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Bad Kitty is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Bad Kitty Nick Bruel

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The Cat Inside is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
The Cat Inside William S. Burroughs

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I Can Has Cheezburger? is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Old Possum's Book of Practical... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Grumpy Cat is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Grumpy Guide to Life is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Simon's Cat Series is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
The Simon's Cat Series Simon Tofield

What Famous Cat Do You Want as a Pet?

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Catnip for the soul is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Catnip for the Soul Jane O'Boyle

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Cat Yoga: Fitness and Flexibil... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Cat Lover's Coloring Book is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Catflexing: A Catlover’s Guide... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too: A ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Doodling for Cat People is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Devious Book for Cats: A P... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
The Devious Book for Cats: A Parody Fluffy, Bonkers, and Joe Garden

The Best Biographical Novels Ever Written

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Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Fe... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Sleight of Paw is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Sleight of Paw Sofie Kelly

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All I need to know I learned f... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Cat is sleepy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Cat Is Sleepy Satoshi. Kitamura

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Zen Cats is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Zen Cats Mango Media

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The Cat Who Wasn't There is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
The Cat Who Wasn't There Lilian Jackson Braun

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I Am a Cat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
I Am a Cat Soseki Natsume

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Tracing Letters Preschoolers P... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
William HR Cruz added Tracing Letters Preschoolers Practice Writing ABC Alphabet Workbook Kids Ages 3-5 https://tinyurl.com/tracingletterforkidsages3-5

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Bad Cat: 244 Not-So-Pretty Kit... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Dancing with cats is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Dancing with Cats Burton Silver

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How to Get Your Cat to Do What... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
How to Get Your Cat to Do What You Want Warren and Fay Eckstein