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Discovering Tortitude: Under Thisbe’s Peach Paw

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Guest post by Clea Simon

How soon is too soon to invite another feline spirit into one’s life? That’s a question I still don’t know the answer to. We lost Musetta, my beautiful feline muse, in September – nine months ago – and I miss her still. Something will trigger a memory – the sight of another tuxedo cat, though never one with whiskers as long and graceful as hers, a shadow falling by the window where she used to lounge – and I am thrown back into mourning.Continue Reading

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

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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.Continue Reading

Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude in Stores Today

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Today is a very big day for Allegra, Ruby and me: today is the official launch day for Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude! This means that the book will be in stores today.

The book is currently an Amazon Bestseller, and we hope it will do really well in stores, too. Please tell all your cat loving friends about the book. If you don’t see it in your local bookstore, you can ask the store to order it for you. And of course, the book is available from Amazon and other online retailers.Continue Reading

Give the Gift of Tortitude for Valentine’s Day

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I can’t think of a better gift for cat lovers on Valentine’s Day than a book filled with photos of gorgeous torties – can you? There’s still plenty of time to order Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude from Amazon and get it in time for Valentine’s Day.

If you’d like to gift a personalized and autographed copy, send me an email. Cost for autographed copies is $19.95 plus $8.95 shipping and handling. I ship via USPS Priority Mail, and I can ship directly to the recipient.Continue Reading

A Tribute to Snoes, Who Lives on in Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude

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I’ve received a lot of wonderful feedback about my new book, Tortitude: The BIG Book About Cats With a BIG Attitude. Many of you have reached out via email and social media to let me know how much you love the book, and every one of your emails makes me so happy.

This past Sunday, I received an email from Anita Botman, whose tortie Snoes is featured in the book. Anita’s email was a little different from the others:Continue Reading