Today, I’m giving away one autographed copy of my newest book, Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude. I know may of you already own this book (and thank you for that!), but remember that Mother’s Day is right around the corner, and what Mom wouldn’t love the gift of tortitude?

For those of you new to The Conscious Cat and my work, Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude 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.

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.”

Enter to Win an Autographed Copy of
Tortitude: The BIG Book of Cats With a BIG Attitude

For up to five ways to enter, see the Rafflecopter widget below. This giveaway is open to readers in the United States only, and ends Thursday, April 21. Winners will be chosen by random drawing*.

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The book is available from Amazon and everywhere else books are sold.

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32 Comments on Giveaway: Autographed Copy of Tortitude: The BIG Book of Cats With a BIG Attitude

  1. I would love to win your book about Tortitude! I have 2, Angel, who loves to steal food from her adopted sister & brother, and Kensey, who is my therapy kitty and very mischievous!

  2. I would love to win that book, as I am guardian to a sweet tortie! If I don’t win, I will probably order it.

  3. I have a tortie and she is the best furbaby ever. Dhani just turned 1 so she is not a baby kitten anymore. But she does wake me daily and sit in my lap often enough. She owns me.

  4. I love Torties and your book is an awesome way to celebrate them. I would love to win an autographed copy.

  5. I would love to win Tortitude: The BIG Book fo Cats with a BIG Attitude in honor of Cheyenne the therapy Cat, my dear departed dilute tortie who was, as the page name implies, a therapy cat. She defied the stereotypes, and went to nursing homes, schools, scout troop meetings, and senior services centers, and didn’t care who held her, as long as someone did. Then, I would donate the book to our local cat shelter, from which I took her as a foster at the age of 4 weeks, starving and full of fleas. She saved my father’s life, while he saved hers. Six months later, both of their miracles were complete!

  6. Although I’ve been owned by every sort of cat now & in the past, I’ve never had a tortie in my life. Everything I read by Ingrid about them just piques my interest even more. I’d love to win this book because I know I’ll never be able to buy it. (Sorry Ingrid, just the facts)

  7. I would love to win a copy…I am owned by a Tortie named Callie and she has attitude! She looks just like Ruby!!!

  8. Oh my gosh! I would be thrilled to win this book. I have a tortie named Sophie, and I adore her. She has such a typical tortitude personality and keeps me constantly guessing what she will do next. She is the Queen of the house and she knows it.

  9. My daughter and I inherited a tortie when her friend moved back into her mother’s house and couldn’t bring her cat with her. I keep telling my daughter about tortie “tortitude”, but she just doesn’t get it. She doesn’t like her because she thinks the cat is just mean. This really upsets me. I need to make her understand that torties are just like that. We argue about her all the time. She wants to give her away, and I told her “No way!” She wasn’t really socialized when we got her. We think she was pretty much ignored in her old home. She is finally coming around now, and will actually seek out attention. I really think this book will help. I’ve wanted to read it ever since I knew it was being written. She really is a sweet cat now. Well, MOST of the time!!

  10. I have a Seal Point Tortie Ragdoll. She does have quite the attitude and I’m curious to find out what others are like.

  11. I would love to win your book as my Gigi is in it and I just haven’t been able to afford to get one yet. We moved across the country from Seattle to Raleigh and I’ll just say things have been unexpectedly rough for us… it will get better eventually. xo

  12. I have learned a lot about torties through your blog and your sweet babies. They do seem to be special cats and I would love to have your new book to learn even more (plus look at all of those beautiful cats).

  13. I would love to win Tortitude as I had a beautiful one in my life and I miss her so. ii would also share this book with my mom who also misses her and has a high regard for all cats no matter what they are.

  14. I swear underneath Piper’s black fur, is a torti waiting to get out. Torties in our rescue are always welcome and extra special. This would be a wonderful addition to my feline book collection.

  15. I’ve never been owned by a Tortie, not because of choice, but because I’ve yet to have one adopt me. I love all cats and would love to learn more about this type of cat. Thanks.

  16. I would love to win a copy of Tortitude! Wish comments included pictures so I could share some of Bindi Bunnyfur, my Tortie with white, who has heaps of commentary in equal measurements to her lovableness. We moved from Southern California to Vancouver Washington recently to caretake my 89 years young dog loving Mom, who is being won over by Bindi’s charm.

  17. I have ordered the book from Amazon, but I would love to win the autographed copy for myself of course as 3 beautiful Torties let me live with them…Amanda, Pumpkin and Sugar…and they all have different purrsonalities and I love them with all my heart.

  18. I never knew anything about Torties, and only knew one neighbor with a stereotypical Calico — beautiful but Very fickle! That is, until my first long-term fostering of an ancient clinic cat that an employee was hell-bent on getting rid of, so accepted her as a foster for whatever time she had remaining. She was NOT what the nasty vet staff person had claimed. She was a quiet but lovely and loving member of the herd here until her final day as a very senior lady. Then I became mom over ten years ago to a litter of nearly dead kittens; they were adopted out except for one that had been spoken for but he was a chronic no-show, so my Molly has been here ever since. She’s not the stereotypical “cattitude” kitty either. Very sweet and affectionate to everyone, well other than one very annoying male cat that joined the herd a few years ago and quire frankly I don’t blame her for hissing and growling at him when he’s near; he’s great with humans & most other cats but can be a bully.

    Anyway, I’d love to read about others’ views of the Tortie in the book, because my two experiences have been only positive.

  19. I would love to win Tortitude: The BIG Book of Cats With a BIG Attitude because I have lived with Torties for 65 1/2 years. I just adore them. My current Tortie is Bardot, who lives up to her name with a star-like attitude. She is my little love and rules the house and my heart !!!

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