Cat Tales – Famous Cats in Literature

Cat Tales are Tales told by cats or about cats. Did you think I said Cat Tails? How about a list of famous cats in literature. A list of over 60 books about cats.

Cat Tales – Famous Cats in Literature

Two words that Sound the same but are different in meaning are Homonyms, just like tail and tale. A tail is what’s on an animal and a tale is a story. So this blog post is about cats in literature (books about cats).

Check out this list of over 60 books!


  1. The Cheshire Cat (Alice in Wonderland)
  2. Eating the Cheshire Cat by Helen Ellis
  3. THe Cheshire Cat’s Eye by Marcia Muller
  4. The Black Cat by Edgar Allen Poe
  5. The Three-Legged Cat by Margaret Mahy
  6. Here Comes the Teacher Cat by Deborah Underwood
  7. Skippy John Jones Book Series by Judy Schacher
  8. The Tale of Tom Kitten by Beatrix Potter
  9. The Sky Little Kitten by Cathleen Schurr
  10. Henri, Le Chat Noir by William Braden
  11. Pussy Willow by  Margaret Wise Brown
  12. There are no cats in this Book by  Viviane Schwartz
  13. Cats with Guns by  Jonathan Parkyn
  14. I am Pusheen the Cat by Claire Belton
  15. Calvin and Hobbes series by  Bill Watterson
  16. Star Trek Cats by Jenny Parks
  17. Get Fuzzy Series by Darby Conley
  18. Downtown Tabby by Chris Kelly
  19. Evil Cat A Fluffy Kitty Gets Mean by  Elia Amie
  20. Kitten Wars by Anna Wilson
  21. Grumpy Cat No-It-All Everything You Need to Know No by Grumpy Cat
  22. Sorry I Slept on Your Face: Breakup Letters from Kitties Who Like You but Don’t Like-Like You by Jeremy Greenberg
  23. Garfield Books
  24. Some very interesting cats perhaps you weren’t aware of by Doogie Horner
  25. How to live with a neurotic cat by Stephen Baker
  26. Happy Cat Day A manifesto for unofficial cat holiday by Tiger Hample
  27. How to tell if your cat is plotting to kill you by The Oatmeal, Matthew Inman
  28. World of Cranky Cats by Publications International Staff
  29. Bill The Cat
  30. Evil Cat A Fluffy Kitty Gets Mean by Eli Anie
  31. Bad Cat by Edgar
  32. How To Live with a Nuratic Cat Owner by Stephen Baker
  33. All I Need to Know I Learned from my Cat by Suzie Becker
  34. KittenWar by Lewry & Ryan
  35. Take Our cat please by Darby Conley
  36. Treasury of the Lost Litter Box by Darby Conley
  37. I Could Pee in this and other Poems by cat by Francesco Marciuliano
  38. I Knead My Mommy: And Other Poems by Kittens by Francesco Marciuliano
  39. I Could Pee on This, Too: And More Poems by More Cats by Francesco Marciuliano
  40. I Am Pushin the Cat by Clare Belton
  41. Text from Mittens A Cat Who Has Unlimited Data Plan and isn’t Afraid to use it by Angie Bailey
  42. Cat and Dog Theology by by Bob Sjogren and Gerald Robison
  43. How to Talk to Your Cat about Gun Safety: And Abstinence, Drugs, Satanism, and Other Dangers That Threaten Their Nine Lives by Zachary Auburn
  44. Cat Shaming by Pedro Andrade
  45. Sorry I Slept on Your Face: Breakup Letters from Kitties Who Like You but Don’t Like-Like You by Jeremy Greenberg
  46. Cat & The Hat Series by Dr. Seuss
  47. Splat the Cat by Rob Scotton
  48. Pete the Cat Series by Eric Litwin
  49. Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats by T. S. Eliot
  50. Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Bret Witter and Vicki Myron
  51. Total Cat Mojo: The Ultimate Guide to Life with Your Cat by Jackson Galaxy
  52. A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen
  53. The Complete Cat Breed Book By DK
  54. CatWise: America’s Favorite Cat Expert Answers Your Cat Behavior Questions By Pam Johnson-Bennett
  55. The Complete Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cats by Lee Harper
  56. Think Like a Cat: How to Raise a Well-Adjusted Cat–Not a Sour Puss By Pam Johnson-Bennett
  57. Into the Wild Series by Erin Hunter
  58. The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat Book by James Bowen
  59. Cats on Catnip by Andrew Marttila
  60. Adventure Cats: Living Nine Lives to the Fullest by Laura J. Moss
  61. How to Speak Cat: A Guide to Decoding Cat Language by Aline Alexander Newman and Gary Weitzman
  62. Cats in Art by Desmond Morris
  63. Felix the Railway Cat by Kate Moore
  64. Homer’s Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale, or How I Learned about Love and Life with a Blind Wonder Cat by Gwen Cooper
  65. Millions of Cats by Wanda Gág
  66. Distillery Cats: Profiles in Courage of the World’s Most Spirited Mousers by Brad Thomas Parsons
  67. The Cat Who… by Lilian Jackson Braun

Do you know more Cat related or themed books?

Are we missing any cat books? If so, please feel free to share them in the comments below.

Again that is in the feline family that could be tigers, lions, skunks etc.

Come back as this list may grow!

About the Author

Author: Lilly Bug

I'm Lilly Bug, a female calico cat / tortoiseshell cat  living in Jefferson City, TN and I want to share my adventures with you. Plus, I share other cat information too. I live with my daddy hooman, Steve and my momma hooman Heather. Plus let's not forget my brother cat, Joel the Brave. I am part of 2 Cats and a Blog that now blog here on Courageous Christian Father, the blog my dadda hooman does.

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