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19 Literary Cats We’d Love to Cuddle

Whether you love or hate them, cats rule the internet–which means they rule the world. It’s no wonder they’re featured players in literature. We’re bringing them to life and torturing them with kisses.
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    Cheshire Cat

    Once you find this fluffy, pink, smiling kitty, hold on and never let him disappear.

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland Book Cover Picture
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    Carbonel may be a human trapped as a cat under a witch’s spell, but he’s currently cuddly, and that’s all that matters.

    Carbonel Book Cover Picture
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    Talking cats

    We will trade places with Nakata to enter the strange, surreal world of talking cats that know the truth, “cats know everything, unlike dogs.”

    Kafka on the Shore Book Cover Picture
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    What’s not to love about a giant, wise-cracking, vodka-drinking furball?

    The Master and Margarita Book Cover Picture
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    Cat Models, Cats & Models


    Men & Cats Book Cover Picture
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    Mrs. Murphy and Pewter

    We need to hire these crime-solving felines to help us figure out how to squeeze their faces.

    Tail Gait Book Cover Picture
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    Jackson Galaxy’s fleet of kitties

    Leave it to cat-whiskerer Jackson Galaxy, My Cat from Hell, to write self-catifying books for us crazies. Can we Netflix and chill at your place?

    Catify to Satisfy Book Cover Picture
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    Holly’s cat, aptly named Cat, needs some love in that tiny New York apartment, we can help out.

    Breakfast at Tiffany's & Other Voices, Other Rooms Book Cover Picture
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    The Cat in the Hat

    Iconic cats must be awesome cuddlers, especially hilarious and wise ones.

    The Cat in the Hat Book Cover Picture
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    Koko and Yum Yum

    All of these crime-fighting cats are starting to make us wonder about what our cats are doing at home right now…

    The Cat Who Had 60 Whiskers Book Cover Picture
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    A furry, Maine coon librarian cat? Literally, a dream come true.

    Arsenic and Old Books Book Cover Picture
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    If Nancy the cat wants to be famous, we will help her. First, let’s make a viral videos of her purring on our laps.

    Sex and the Kitty Book Cover Picture
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    Cat is the perfect gift for Christmas, heartwarming and fuzzy.

    Here Comes Santa Cat Book Cover Picture
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    Skippyjon Jones

    This funny little Siamese cat may think he’s a dog, but we won’t let him fool us. [Throws a mouse down the hallway].

    Skippyjon Jones Snow What Book Cover Picture
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    If we’ve learned anything from the internet, grumpy cats are by far the best cats.

    Bernice Gets Carried Away Book Cover Picture
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    The bad guys have robbed our hearts and Pete is here to purrtect us.

    Spy Cat Book Cover Picture
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    Lyra’s daemon becomes a beautiful Jaguar of which we must cuddle in order to save the world.

    The Subtle Knife: His Dark Materials Book Cover Picture
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    Mogget might be a tiny white cat, but we can feel his magical essence. Let us love you.

    Abhorsen Book Cover Picture
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    Tribe of Cats

    A cuddle puddle of snarky cats with magical powers sounds like the perfect date night.

    The Enchanted Forest Chronicles Book One: Dealing with Dragons Book Cover Picture

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