My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five Felines by Gwen CooperMy Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five Felines by Gwen Cooper

My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five Felines

byGwen Cooper

Hardcover | October 30, 2018

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Celebrate the human-feline bond with all its joys, mysteries, and life-changing moments. 

Gwen Cooper—author of the blockbuster bestsellerHomer'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. Ideal for new readers and longtime fans alike, this memoir told in eightpurr-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.  Eventually one rescue kitten became five, 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, noon, 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. 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,My Life in a Cat Housewill leave you laughing out loud, shedding an occasional tear, and hugging your own cat a little bit closer.  Read and rejoice!

Gwen Cooperis theNew YorkTimesbestselling author of the memoirsHomer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned About Love and Life with a Blind Wonder CatandHomer: The Ninth Life of a Blind Wonder Cat; the novelsLove Saves the DayandDiary of a South Beach Party Girl; and the crowd-sourced collection of “cat selfies,Kittenish(...
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Title:My Life in a Cat House: True Tales of Love, Laughter, and Living with Five FelinesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.25 × 5.5 × 0.98 inPublished:October 30, 2018Publisher:BenBella Books, Inc.Language:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1946885657

ISBN - 13:9781946885654

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Table of Contents

Contents

Author's Preface

I Choo-Choo-Choose You

Stop Trying to Make Fetch Happen

The Picasso of Pee

Cat Lovers Don't Read Books

THEM!A Story in Five Parts

Cat Carrier Tango

Fanny Trouble

The Worm Has Turned

Acknowledgments

About the Author

Editorial Reviews

"Whether describing Vashti bringing her a breakfast bug in bed or Scarlett crying out for her not to leave, Cooper’s light and cheerful style makes it obvious that these cats are the loves of her life. Even readers with little inclination towards anthropomorphism will delight in these anecdotes of cats who seemingly have something to say about everything."—Booklist“This book perfectly encapsulates the unique and amazing experience of being owned by cats and the joy they bring into our lives. That alone is reason enough to read it.”—James Bowen, author of A Street Cat Named Bob “Gwen Cooper is the Queen of Cat Love—and in these fun and frisky stories, she perfectly captures all the reasons felines rule our hearts and our homes. No cat lover should be without this book, but more important, give it to the folks who haven't yet seen the light. At least they'll understand us better!” —Sy Montgomery, author of How to Be a Good Creature: A Memoir in Thirteen Animals “One of the great pleasures of life is watching cat videos on the internet. They are irresistible. Good news:  Gwen Cooper’s new book is exactly like a cat video. What a pleasure to read her beautiful stories, brimming with her cat-love and even more important her ability to get you to actually see her cats. Like the videos, you will want to see more and more. She can become your next obsession, as she has become mine!”—Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson, international bestselling author of The Nine Emotional Lives of Cats “An elegant, incisive account of love, laughter, and the deep meaning and magic cats add to our lives.”—Britt Collins, author of Strays: A Lost Cat, a Homeless Man, and Their Journey Across America