Lakes Animal Friendship Society & “Nobody’s Cats”

Lakes Animal Friendship Society & “Nobody’s Cats”

Founded by Valerie Ingram and Alistair Schroff in 2008, Lakes Animal Friendship Society (LAFS) is based in Burns Lake, British Columbia in Canada. The group is run by the husband and wife team and recently became a non-profit charity. Valerie and Alistair also authored a children’s book called Nobody’s Cats, which is how I learned about the rescue…

Smiles and happiness with Oliver Poons #YellowHatsforCats

Smiles and happiness with Oliver Poons #YellowHatsforCats

Have you ever seen a cat in a yellow hat? I hadn’t until I came across the Oliver Poons Children’s Company. Founded by Lauryn Alyssa Wendus, the company is dedicated to providing smiles and happiness through their children’s books for young readers, along with their educational workbooks and games. Oliver Poons, the main character in…

Animal Authors Unite: A Day at the OC Children’s Book Festival (and giveaway!)

Animal Authors Unite: A Day at the OC Children’s Book Festival (and giveaway!)

On a picture-perfect, clear blue sky day, with the aroma of kettle corn filling the air, a young child runs up to a book display, pointing at the book cover and shouting back to her parent in tow – “A kitty, a kitty!” This scene played out numerous times this past weekend, where I had…

Book Giveaway and Author Interview – Purrball Meets Burrball in Brazil
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Book Giveaway and Author Interview – Purrball Meets Burrball in Brazil

What I love about children’s books is that you don’t have to be a child to enjoy them. I admit that I have a collection of children’s books – all cat books, of course – so I was happy to receive a copy of Purrball Meets Burrball in Brazil for their Blog Tour this week. As you may have guessed…

“The Upstairs Cat” – Book One in the “Rescue Me” Series

“The Upstairs Cat” – Book One in the “Rescue Me” Series

While browsing through the cat adoption area last month at America’s Family Pet Expo, I happened upon a table with several copies of a bright yellow book with an adorable cover. Being the cat book collector that I am, I browsed through the first few pages and knew I had to add this charming book to my collection. But…