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Independent Bookstore Day and our Limited Edition Cat Pouch

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Out of Print Cat Pouch for Independent Bookstore Day

As consummate cat lovers, we are honored to participate in Independent Bookstore Day and excited for the opportunity to share a few of our favorite felines from the indie bookseller community.

Our manager of sales, Amanda, has been personally documenting hundreds of resident cats in bookshops all over the world. Learn more about her pet project HERE.

As was the case with the very old man in the children's classic Millions of Cats, it was hard to decide which cats to feature. Our pouch celebrates six real bookstore kitties from across the country and each represents a different genre of literature.

Bookstore Cat Pouch - front - for Independent Bookstore Day


Trixie - cat - Longfellow BooksTrixie ​"​Lovecraft" ​from Longfellow Books in Portland, ME (she has since been adopted) - HORROR


Bob Newhart - cat - Recycle BookstoreBob Newhart​ "Twain" ​​from Recycle Bookstore in Campbell, CA - CLASSICS


Amelia - Cat from Sprial Bookcase​"Princess" ​Amelia from the Spiral Bookcase in Philadelphia, PA - SCI FI


Teacup - cat - Haslam BookstoreTeacup​ "Potter"​ from Haslam's Bookstore in St. Petersburg, FL - YA


Eleanor - cat from Twice Sold TalesEleanor ​"Brontë" ​from Twice Sold Tales in Seattle, WA - ROMANCE


Emily Grace - cat - Edisto BookstoreEmily Grace ​"Holmes" ​from Edisto Island Bookstore in Edisto Island, SC - MYSTERY


The concept was brought to life through the illustrations of Jenny Herbert.

Please stop by your local bookshop this Saturday, April 30th, to join in the IBD festivities and scoop up this exclusive pouch while supplies last!

As an added bonus, a portion of proceeds will benefit the ASPCA and you can find your participating bookseller here.

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