$21.95 • 180 pages • paperback • 7.5" x 11" • full color with photos and illustrations
Description: Author Deborah Barnes narrates the true story of the powerful and inspirational relationship that is formed between herself and her cats in a tale that is sure to tug at the heartstrings of cat lovers everywhere in The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey – A Journey of the Extraordinarily Ordinary. Combining a warm, conversational, heartfelt, and humorous style of writing with stunning photographs, charming artwork, and custom illustrations, readers are introduced to her two amazing cats – Zee, her lovable male Maine Coon, and Zoey, her free-spirited female Bengal, as well as the evolving cast of feline and human characters in a compelling story that will capture your heart on many different levels. What makes this story so appealing is that it is told through the personal trials and tribulations of Deborah's own life in the context of everyday situations that anyone can relate to. You will be certain to laugh, occasionally you will cry, but most of all, you will learn the most important lesson of all – to embrace the ordinary in your life and dare to make it extraordinary.
$15.95 • 186 pages • paperback • 6" x 9" • black and white with photos
Description: Told by Mr. Jazz himself, an ordinary cat by his own admission, Purr Prints of the Heart is a touching meow-memoir that will strike a chord with anyone whose heart carries paw-prints of love as he shares the story of his life from kitten hood to his final days on earth in the physical sense. Cleverly written in cat likeness with incredible insight, candor, wisdom, and humor, Mr. Jazz takes readers on a heartfelt journey in book form to offer comfort to all who have had to deal with (or will have to deal with), the inevitable loss of a beloved pet. Replete with memorable moments that will have readers laughing, crying, and nodding in recognition, Mr. Jazz, carries an astute conversation with readers, putting them in real-life situations they can easily relate to and empathize with - from his days as a kitten that nobody wanted, to finally being adopted into a loving human and multi-pet filled family that had its share of ups and downs, to his final months whereby his health was declining and he had to deal with things like frequent visits to the vet, being force fed food, resentment issues, litter issues, and the finality of coming to terms with the fact he was dying and needing to convince his beloved humans to let him go. The ending is a welcoming upturn, a refreshing reminder of the celebration of life and the indelible purr prints cats leave on our hearts and includes an invaluable "Coping With Pet Loss" section to help readers on all levels - emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and even physically to empower themselves with ways to positively honor the journey of the pet lost as well as ways to find the strength to heal and mend a broken heart.