One year. One cat. One extraordinary book. You Had Me at Meow is an award-winning coffee table book about a beloved orange cat.
The author photographed her cat every day for a year, recording his life in loving, poignant detail. She relates his extraordinary life story and the lessons he taught her about life and adversity.
Terry didn’t want another cat. But then a stray tabby showed up in her barn one night and, instead of running off, meowed and bounded over to her, purring loudly as he twined around her legs. With that simple act of trust and love, he found himself a family and began a new life. In the years to come, this friendly stray would prove to be a phenomenal hunter, survive getting hit by a car, learn how to live in the house and walk on a leash, win a hard battle against heart disease, and even have a late-life romance. And through it all, he taught her that the greatest lesson of all ...is love.
[He] embraced life with gusto, happy to take on whatever came his way, regardless of the risks. He caught squirrels. He chased dogs. He made new friends everywhere he went. He pooped in the snow. He was tough. He was Popeye. He was Friendly Furry and Lethal.
Incredible storyteller and photographer.
Poignant. Fantastic photos!
I wish I could have met Simon, but through your book, feel like I knew him nonetheless.
Delightful book! Reading this fascinating, heartwarming, and at times laugh-out-loud funny book was a highly enjoyable experience.
Beautifully photographed and written.
You can buy You Had Me at Meow direct from the author right on this website! It's also available from these local and online merchants:
I'll be selling and signing my book at these events. I hope to see you there!
Saturday, November 11 9am to 3pm Westminster United Methodist 23rd Annual Christmas Bazaar 3585 W. 76th Ave., Westminster CO
Sunday, November 19 11am to 2pm Longmont Humane Society Holiday Pie and Dessert Sale
9595 Nelson Rd., Longmont CO
Read the first two chapters of You Had Me at Meow
Part coffee table book and part pet memoir, this beautiful and heartwarming book tells the extraordinary story of an extraordinary cat.