Posted by: bluesyemre | January 9, 2013

A Catalog of Bookstore Cats by Richard Davies

Amelia of the Spiral BookcaseMabel from Moby Dickens Bookshop

Nietzsche from The Book ManMaggie from Blue Jacket Books

  • Ever wondered what is the collective term for a group of bookstore cats? We think it should be catalog. Incidentally, a clowder is the term for a group of ordinary cats and a kindle (yes, really) is a group of kittens. AbeBooks asked some of our booksellers to describe the cats that inhabit their bookshops and we now have a gallery of fine felines. Cats and literature have mixed well for a long, long time from T.S. Elliot’s Practical Cats to Edward Lear’s Pussy Cat and Dr Seuss’ Cat in the Hat. Take a tour around these wonderful bookish cats, their owners and their bookstores. If you have a bookstore cat that should be featured in our ‘catalog’, send details and a picture to bookshopcats@abebooks.com.

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