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Top 10 Stories about Cats in the UK

Updated: Feb 15

A list of popular stories about cats that have enjoyed success in the UK over the years.

A Street Cat Named Bob by James Bowen

The heart warming memoir of James Bowen and his extraordinary bond with a stray cat named Bob. This cat transforms James life and this story becomes an international sensation.

The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide

A beautifully written novel set in Tokyo. This book follows a couple whose lives are touched and changed by the presence of a mysterious cat that visits their home.

Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron

The true story of Dewey, a library cat in Iowa. Dewey’s presence brings joy, inspiration, and comfort to the community. This story became an international sensation.

A heart warming tale of a cat named Alfie. This little cat brings healing and happiness to the lives of those around him, including a grieving widow and a troubled teenager.

Cats in the Belfry by Doreen Tovey

A series of humorous memoirs recounting the author’s experiences living with a mischievous Siamese cat and other feline companions in the English countryside.

The Cat Who Came in from the Cold by Jeffrey Moussaieff Masson

A collection of heart warming and inspiring stories that highlight the transformative power of feline companionship. This book explores the deep bond between humans and cats.

Molly and the Cat Café by Melissa Daley

A delightful story of a young widow named Molly. Molly opens a cat café and forms connections with both the cats and the people who visit, bringing love and healing into their lives.

Mog the Forgetful Cat by Judith Kerr

The beloved children’s book about a forgetful but lovable cat named Mog, who often gets into humorous and endearing situations.

The Cat Who…series by Lilian Jackson Braun

A bestselling mystery series featuring journalist Jim Qwilleran and his crime-solving Siamese cat, Koko. This book is set in the fictional town of Pickax in Moose County, England.

Cat Among the Pigeons by Agatha Christie

A classic murder mystery by Agatha Christie. Featuring the iconic detective Hercule Poirot, who investigates a murder that takes place at an exclusive boarding school with a beloved resident cat.

These books have gained popularity and recognition among cat lovers and readers in the UK, offering a mix of heart warming stories, humour, mystery, and feline companionship.


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