I’m excited to announce that Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a Big Attitude is now available for pre-order! For every copy pre-ordered before February 4, 2016, I will donate $1 to the Jackson Galaxy Foundation.

The book features facts about torties as well as stunning photographs and quotes dedicated to these beautiful cats. Ultimately, Tortitude is a tribute to these special cats and their passionate guardians.

The book opens with a foreword by Kate Benjamin, Founder of Hauspanther and New York Times bestselling co-author of Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You!) and Catify to Satisfy: Simple Solutions for Creating a Cat-Friendly Home.

Tortitude interior pages

Advance Praise for Tortitude from Jackson Galaxy

Photos by Susan Weingartner

“To call torties misunderstood would be the understatement of the year; the misinformed and un-initiated might just see them as moody, grouchy or mean! In this book, Ingrid brings all of her talent, skill and heart to the job of setting the tortie record straight. Anybody who has had the honor of sharing their life with a tortie (like me, as you can see from these pictures of my dear, departed Chuppy) owes Ingrid a debt of gratitude, because she has taken the stereotype, turned it on its head, and opened the world’s eyes to the true meaning of tortitude.”

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Pre-order your copy now on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, from any major bookseller, and everywhere else books are sold.

For bulk orders and to inquire about volume discounts, please contact Mango Media.

The Jackson Galaxy Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit dedicated to improving the lives of at-risk animals by transforming the places they live and by helping the people who care for them. They believe that the best dreams are big and that no animal should die waiting for a home. They are working to make this dream a reality.

The images featured in this post may be used solely in connection with the promotion of Tortitude, and must include the credit line “Excerpted from: Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude by Ingrid King, ©2015”


9 Comments on Pre-Order Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude and Help at Risk Cats

  1. I’ll definitely order a copy of this! Tortoiseshell cats are intriguing. I love their fur color patterns. I’m also glad to see something debunk the myths about them. I’ve seen a vet tech at one shelter talk about how she has a tortie with attitude, and therefore all torties have attitude…sigh. Shaking my head.

    • That’s one of the many reasons why I wrote the book, Dienna. Even though I’ve met plenty of torties that have tortitude in spades, there are others who are sweet and mild-mannered. Every cat is an individual, regardless of coat color. But there is must something about torties… 🙂

  2. Will pre-order three books as of now! I am so excited to see my Kajsa in this book, I can tell it will be the most interesting both reading and looking at every single one of the lovely photos!

  3. November 29th 2015


    Pre-ordered my Tortitude! That is Allergic on the cover? Went to Amazon/Kindle.


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