Need help submitting your writing to literary journals or book publishers/literary agents? Click here! →

Purrfect! Cat-Themed Gifts For Book Lovers | Writer’s Relief

To paraphrase the poem by Carl Sandburg, The holidays come in on little cat feet. They sneak up on you and, suddenly, it’s time to shop for gifts! If you’re looking for the purrfect gifts for family members and friends whose two main loves in life are books and cats, you’re in luck! Writer’s Relief has discovered gifts that bookworms will think are the cat’s meow.

Gift Ideas For Readers Who Love Books and Cats

Books, of course!

Your book-loving friends who also love cats will enjoy the many books with feline characters. Some of our favorites are the Felidae series by Akif Pirinçci, T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll, and, of course, Dr. Seuss’s The Cat in the Hat.

Photo:The Good Quote


Book Tote

To help your friends carry around all those wonderful books, why not give them book tote bags featuring felines? There are many delightful designs from which to choose.




Let’s be honest: When cats demand to be fed, we have to put the book down! But that doesn’t mean you have to lose your place. Bookmarks are easy and fun gifts, and there are all sorts of great cat-themed bookmarks available.




When they’re not reading the wonderful books in their collections, your ailurophilic friends need to store and display them! How about a set of cat bookends? Again, there are many options out there—from whimsical to realistic to bizarre!




For cat lovers there’s nothing quite like curling up with a blanket, a purring cat, and a good book. This blanket is one of our favorites, and adorably combines our passions.




An actual cat!

If your feline fanatic doesn’t have a real kitten to cuddle while reading a good book, why not help him or her find a new furry friend? Of course, you shouldn’t surprise someone with a pet for a gift, but you can recommend that the cat lover in your life adopt from a nearby pet rescue shelter while you offer to supply the cat toys, kitty litter, and catnip. A happy new owner, a happy cat with a new home—a win-win for sure!

Armed with these ideas, shopping for your cat-loving/book-loving friends and family should be easy, fun, and (oh, we can’t resist)—“meow-velous.”



2 Responses to Purrfect! Cat-Themed Gifts For Book Lovers | Writer’s Relief

  1. Hi Richard,

    Thank you for your question. See the photo credit, then search for the item on the site referenced.

Leave a reply

Live Chat Software


This page was chock-full of great info...
and there's so much more here to help you meet your publishing goals!

Be sure to sign up for our FREE guides as you enter each site.

For advice, marketing ideas, and step-by-step guidance through the self-publishing process!

Featuring smart ways to boost your online presence, build your author website, or improve your existing website.

For everything you need to know about writing, preparing, and targeting submissions to literary agents and editors!

Free Publishing Leads and Tips

Our e-publication, Submit Write Now!, will be delivered weekly to your inbox.

Join the 50,000+ writers who receive:

  • FREE submission tips
  • Hot publishing leads
  • Calls to submit
  • And much more!

Close this popup

Sign up Today!

BONUS: Receive a free copy of formatting guidelines—our gift to you!

We promise not to share your information.