Chicken Soup for the Soul: What I Learned from the Cat 101 Stories about Life, Love, and Lessons

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  • Copyright: 2009-09-22
  • Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul
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Lessons come in all shapes and sizes, like our feline friends. Cat lovers, both lifelong and reluctant, share their stories about life, love, and lessons learned from their furry companions.

Author Biography

Chicken Soup for the Soul is a favorite publisher of books about pets with many bestselling books about cats.

Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen are co-founders of Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Amy Newmark is the Publisher of Chicken Soup for the Soul.


Table of Contents

Learning Who's in Charge
Dibbs!p. 1
Top 15 Lessons Learnedp. 4
Feline Wilesp. 7
The Guardian Catp. 10
Patches Goes to Campp. 14
Midwife Catp. 17
Tankp. 20
Perfect Lovep. 23
The Great Huntersp. 26
Boundary Lessonsp. 29
Learning to Love the Cat
When a Cat Decides He's Moving Inp. 37
Lucky 8p. 41
It's Not About the Cat!p. 45
That Canal-Cat Nuisance!p. 48
A Tale of Two Kittiesp. 51
The Man Who Hated Catsp. 54
A Little Cat Can Change a Campop. 57
Fish Out of Waterp. 60
You Don't Know Jackp. 64
On Probationp. 68
Learning to Be My Best
The Cat and Toad Exercise Planp. 75
Luckyp. 79
A Winning Attitudep. 85
Simple Joyp. 88
The Tail of Little Guyp. 91
The Purrfec.t Guestp. 95
Courage in a Small and Furry Packagep. 98
Practice Makes Purr-fectp. 101
The Gift of a Demanding Catp. 104
Business Lessonsp. 107
A Path from Indiap. 111
Learning to Laugh
Sympathy for Rodent-kindp. 119
Never High-Five Your Catp. 122
All for the Love of Preciousp. 128
Swiss Catp. 132
Prince Rilianp. 134
Kitten Capersp. 137
Mothers, Daughters, and Catsp. 139
Halfway House for Wayward Catsp. 142
The Cat Delivers the Goodsp. 145
Yoga Catp. 147
Learning to Accept Help
The Gentleman Caller Catp. 155
Unexpected Blessingsp. 159
My Little Helperp. 163
Unexpected Miraclesp. 165
Kitties to the Rescuep. 169
An Unexpected Guardian Angelp. 171
To Everything There Is a Seasonp. 174
Chelseap. 177
Lessons from My Catp. 181
One Cat Too Manyp. 183
Learning to Play
The Legacy of the Sun Spotp. 191
Beginning Againp. 193
Eat, Sleep, Playp. 197
A Feline Wonderp. 201
Baxter's Missionp. 204
The Bandit Who Stole Our Heartsp. 206
Bargains and Boundariesp. 209
A Special Offeringp. 214
From Pianos to Purrsp. 216
Pyramid of Friendsp. 220
Learning What's Important
Real Treasuresp. 227
Withstanding Winters Woesp. 231
A Lesson in Uglyp. 234
Don't Forget the Shy Onep. 238
Cats Are Catsp. 240
Roll with the Changesp. 242
CATaclysmic Encounterp. 245
Rosiep. 247
The Eight Lives of Stinkyp. 251
The Life You Save May Be Your Ownp. 254
Learning to Believe
Homeward Boundp. 261
Take It Lying Downp. 264
A Cry Goodbyep. 268
Making the Connectionp. 270
Just Around the Cornerp. 274
Cat under a Hot Tin Roofp. 278
Victory Is Minep. 282
One Cat's Soulp. 286
Bugp. 290
Saved by a Strayp. 294
Learning about Love
Romeow and Julicatp. 301
Where's that Elvis?p. 305
Blessed Are the Mercifulp. 309
Banditp. 313
Courageous Heartp. 316
Reiki for Catsp. 320
Lessons in Parentingp. 323
Duet for Fiddle and Violap. Elizabeth Creith
Blood Brothersp. 330
Ms. Whiskersp. 335
Learning to Let Go
A Gift in Grayp. 341
Eddie's Philosophyp. 344
Peace in Leavingp. 347
The Emperor's Blessingp. 351
Meow, Our Bonga Catp. 355
Crystal's Compassionp. 359
Lost Friendp. 361
I Love Lucyp. 364
My Father's Catp. 368
A Little Cat Stole My Heart Todayp. 371
Meet Our Contributorsp. 377
Meet Our Authorsp. 394
Thank You!p. 397
About Chicken Soup for the Soulp. 398
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