The kitten plays with the book

This has been a great year for cat books! So many wonderful new titles, these will all make perfect holiday gifts for the cat loving bookworms on your list!

  • Shake Cats, the newest release from pet photographer Carli Davidson. Features incredibly detailed photos of more than 60 cats caught mid-shake. Hilarious and adorable!
  • Creative Cues from the Cat by Gail P. Johnston and Eric P. Nichols, with a foreword by me, Kate Benjamin. A beautifully designed book that will inspire cat lovers and anyone with a creative streak. Get 20% off with discount code GIFT when ordering at
  • All Black Cats Are Not Alike by Amy Goldwasser and Peter Arkle of Studio Goldsparkle. This limited edition art book features 50 hand-drawn portraits of unique and charming black cats paired with lovely stories.
  • Rescued: The Stories of 12 Cats, Through Their Eyes edited by Janiss Garza, also with a foreword by me, this collection of twelve touching stories of rescued cats will be sure to warm your heart.
  • Cat Is Art Spelled Wrong edited by Caroline Casey, Chris Fischbach and Sarah Schultz. Fifteen essays about people and technology and just what it is about cats that makes them the internet’s cutest despots.
  • Tortitude: The BIG Book of Cats with a BIG Attitude by Ingrid King, and with yet another foreword by me! (I was busy this year!) Having loved a couple of tortie cats myself, this brand new book has a special place in my heart. If you’ve ever loved a tortie, you know they are special. This book explores their unique characteristics and includes tons of photos of these gorgeous cats.
  • Texts From Mittens by Angie Bailey. This is a must have for every cat lover! I guarantee you will fall in love with the neurotic texting Mittens the cat and the whole cast of characters. Such a fun read!


And of course, let’s not forget the top recommended reading for all cat lovers, my newest book with Jackson Galaxy, Catify To Satisfy, as well as our first book, Catification, where we introduced the concepts behind creating the ultimate cat-friendly home! Both now available from and I’ll even sign them for you!