James Bowen

Review: The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat

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I’m a big fan of James Bowen and Bob, and have been following the pair’s remarkable story for the past seven years. If this real life rags to riches story doesn’t touch you, you probably need to check to make sure you still have a heartbeat. Bob has certainly changed James’ life in ways he never could have imagined when he rescued the injured orange tabby in 2007. In his newest book, The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat, James shares some of the lessons Bob taught him over the years. Continue Reading

A Street Cat Named Bob, a Tortie, and a Love Match

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I’m a big fan of James Bowen and Bob, and have been following the pair’s remarkable story for the past seven years. I interviewed James twice (read my interviews here and here.) I’m looking forward to his newest book, The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat, which comes out in October. And I was delighted when the Daily Mail broke the story of James’ engagement to a woman who is owned by a tortie!Continue Reading

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A Street Cat Named Bob May Be Coming to a Theater Near You

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I just can’t get enough of James Bowen and his Street Cat Named Bob. I’ve been following the pair ever since the first book was published in 2012. Watching this rags to riches story of an orange cat changing James Bowen’s life from down on his luck drug addict to bestselling author unfold has been pure joy.

Starting tomorrow (in the UK), and November 18 (in limited release in the US), the story of James and Bob is coming to the big screen. Continue Reading

A Street Cat Named Bob Comes to the Big Screen

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I’ve been a huge fan of James Bowen and his Street Cat Named Bob ever since the first book was published in 2012. This rags to riches story of an orange cat changing James Bowen’s life from down on his luck drug addict to bestselling author touched my heart in a big way, and I’ve been following the pair ever since. Watching the journey of these two soul mates has been pure joy.

This November, the story of James and Bob is coming to the big screen.Continue Reading

How Cats Change Your World: Five People Whose Lives Have Been Transformed by Their Cats

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Guest post by Loren Brutsch

Small and fluffy or big and trim, it doesn’t matter. Sharing life with a cat can change a person’s life. To some that change simply means coming home to unconditional love every day, but for others it can mean fame and fortune.

We’ve selected five cat guardians who, by deciding to welcome a furry friend into their home, have experienced incredible, life changing success.Continue Reading

Review and Giveaway: A Gift from Bob by James Bowen

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I love stories about cats who changed their humans’ lives, and few cats have made as significant a difference in someone’s life as Bob, the orange street cat who James Bowen found outside his apartment building when he was a recovering drug addict who was trying to get his life together after being homeless. Since the publication of Bowen’s first book, A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life in 2012, the book has become a bestseller in more than 25 countries around the world. The sequel, The World According to Bob, also became an instant bestseller.

Now, in his latest book, A Gift from Bob: How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas, James Bowen shares the story of how Bob helped him rediscover the true meaning of Christmas. Continue Reading

Exclusive Interview with James Bowen: Bob the Movie, Bob’s World Cafe, and a New Book

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I have been in love with Bob ever since I read the British edition of A Street Cat Named Bob more than three years ago, and have followed the amazing journey of the pair since then. As far as life-changing cats go, Bob is in a league of his own.

James and Bob’s newest book, A Gift from Bob, How a Street Cat Helped One Man Learn the Meaning of Christmas, will publish in the US on October 13 (look for a review and giveaway here on The Conscious Cat on October 16.) I promise you that you will absolutely adore this book.Continue Reading

James Bowen to Open Bob’s World Cat Café in London

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James Bowen and his cat Bob have been capturing hearts ever since A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life was first published in the UK in the spring of 2012. The book has since become an international bestseller. There are reports of a movie deal, and just last week, news broke of a licensing deal for Bob themed merchandise. I’m a huge fan of James and Bob, and for me, it’s been a joy to watch this unlikely success story of a former drug addict and his rescued cat unfold. James and Bob’s latest venture will be a cat cafe in London.Continue Reading

The World According to Bob Now Available in the US

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If you’re not already one of the hundreds of thousands of fans of James Bowen and his street cat Bob, this is a good time to get to know the amazing duo. Since the publication of A Street Cat Named Bob: And How He Saved My Life was first published in 2012, Bob and James have been capturing hearts around the world. The book became an international bestseller which has been translated into 25 languages, and there are rumors of a movie deal.

The sequel, The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat, was publishedContinue Reading