Cat books serve a number of purposes, with some great educational books that teach you all about the Ragdoll breed or give you tips on how to best raise and look after your kitty; to more fun options like calendars and photography books.
We’ve reviewed some of the best books for cat lovers, and my own book on caring for Ragdoll kittens is included too.
Whether you’re looking for advice on owning a Ragdoll cat, or you need help with cat behavioral issues, or you just enjoy reading up about what makes these wonderful and fascinating animals tick, then these books are definitely worth looking into.
Before you buy, check out my descriptions of each book to learn what’s covered and any useful information about the author’s expertise too.
“A Ragdoll Kitten Care Guide: Bringing Your Ragdoll Kitten Home” is an extensive guide for a solid start to your life with your Ragdoll kitten. Author Jenny Dean offers extensive information about the short and long term essential care guidelines for Ragdoll cats. From kitten-proofing your home to diet, food, and water bowls and all the way to grooming, nail trimming, and litter boxes, you have it all in this book, which makes it an asset for all new Raggie parents.
In, CatWise, feline behavior specialist Pam Johnson-Bennett answers the biggest questions posed by cat owners about their pet’s behavior. The book features the answers to 150 questions that owners have been struggling with for years. Whether you need to untangle or fine tune the relationship with your cat, this book certainly has the answers.
“Grooming the Fluff: Tips & Tricks for Grooming Ragdolls and Other Long-Haired Cats” is an ebook that has a holistic approach to grooming tips. From the ideal tools to use for grooming long-haired cats and all the way to dealing with mats and how to prevent them, this ebook has it all figured out. It also includes valuable tips on the right nutrition that goes into a rich coat and how to keep the cat entertained during the grooming process.
The Floppycats 2024 Ragdoll Cats Wall Calendar is a 9″ by 12″ and features photographs of lovely Ragdoll cats. Each month comes with its very own Ragdoll cat patron. The price for one calendar is $24, but if you purchase 2 or more calendars, the price is $20/ea. It is now available for pre-order and all orders will be fulfilled starting the first week of December.
“Shop Cats of New York” tells the amazing stories of some of the most charming cats in the Big Apple that are residents in the full sense of the word. Discover New York one cat at a time in the gorgeous photographs and read the amazing tales of these charming felines.
“Starting from Scratch” is a book about fixing behavioral issues in adult cats. It is written by Certified Animal Behavior Consultant Pam Johnson-Bennett and it features a background view of the cat’s connection with its environment, as well as techniques for fixing their issues.
Kimberly H Maxwell’s “The Friendly Floppy Ragdoll Cat” is a comprehensive guide to the Ragdoll cat breed. It features background information about how the breed was created, Ragdoll characteristic and behavior, as well as tips and tricks for Raggie owners. This book is a must-have for any Ragdoll enthusiast.
“The Most Important Vet Interviews that Any Cat Lover Should Own” is a cat-care 101 course that any cat owner should listen to. It features 12 insightful interviews with a holistic veterinary doctor who goes into the essential elements of taking proper care of a cat. From vaccination to proper care for elderly cats, and all the way to dealing with the most common feline diseases, like kidney disease and hyperthyroidism, this set of interviews can help you build a steady foundation for offering your cat the best of care.
“Think Like a Cat” is a comprehensive book about the behavior of kittens. Written by Pam Johnson-Bennett, Animal Behavior specialist, and author of seven other best-sellers for cat owners, this book is aimed to teach new owners the most important things about their cats and how to raise them as well-behaved adults.