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Animals The Best Books for Cat Lovers  

Ashley Reign
84 votes 55 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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Bad Kitty is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Nick Bruel

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Dewey: The Small-Town Library ... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Murder, She Meowed is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Rita Mae Brown

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How to Tell If Your Cat Is Plo... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Crafting with Cat Hair: Cute H... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Old Possum's Book of Practical... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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What's the Matter with Henry? ... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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I Can Has Cheezburger? is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Cat Inside is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
William S. Burroughs

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All I need to know I learned f... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Cat Lover's Coloring Book is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Cat Yoga: Fitness and Flexibil... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Catnip for the soul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Jane O'Boyle

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I Could Pee on This is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Francesco Marciuliano

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Grumpy Cat is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Grumpy Guide to Life is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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The Simon's Cat Series is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Simon Tofield

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Catflexing: A Catlover’s Guide... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Cat is sleepy is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Satoshi. Kitamura

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Guys Can Be Cat Ladies Too: A ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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I Am a Cat is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Soseki Natsume

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The Devious Book for Cats: A P... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Fluffy, Bonkers, and Joe Garden

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Doodling for Cat People is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Fe... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers

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Sleight of Paw is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Sofie Kelly

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

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Zen Cats is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Mango Media

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How to Get Your Cat to Do What... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Books for Cat Lovers
Warren and Fay Eckstein

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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
Burton Silver