Told by Ragdoll cat, Mr. Jazz, Purr Prints of the Heart is a touching meow-memoir written to help comfort those who have had to deal with (or will have to deal with) the inevitable loss of a beloved pet. Delving into the human-feline relationship with candor, wisdom, and humor, Mr. Jazz puts readers into real-life situations they can relate to and empathize with - from his early days as a kitten that nobody wanted, to finally being adopted into a loving human and multi-pet filled family, to his final months when his health was declining and he had to deal with things like frequent visits to the vet, being force fed food, resentment issues, litter issues, and the finality of coming to terms with the fact he was dying and needing to convince his beloved humans to let him go.
The ending is a welcoming upturn, a refreshing reminder of the celebration of life and the indelible purr prints cats leave on our hearts and includes an invaluable "Coping With Pet Loss" section to help readers on all levels - emotionally, mentally, spiritually, and even physically to empower themselves with ways to positively honor the journey of the pet lost as well as ways to find the strength to heal and mend a broken heart.
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172 pages • paperback • 6" x 9" • black and white with photos
ZZP Publishing, LLC
Each book comes with a complimentary book mark and designer tissue wrap, making it purr-fect for gift giving. If you would like an autograph or personalized inscription, please contact Deborah at firstname.lastname@example.org for details.
Deborah Barnes, creator, designer, author, and owner of Zee & Zoey’s Cat Creations has been a cat lover her whole life. She’s best known for her love of leopard print and penchant for wearing cat ears (some might even claim Deborah is part cat!). She started off writing books about cats, then blogging about them, to then becoming an advocate and voice for cat-welfare issues. She took that love and passion and decided to pursue her creative side by designing a variety of quirky, sweet, whimsical, and witty pieces that epitomize the essence of anything cat. From high-quality, one-of-a-kind T-shirts, to coffee mugs,magnets, mouse pads, handmade cat ears and more, every item in Zee & Zoey’sCat Creations shop is lovingly created for the inner-feline in you!
Designer & Owner
Deborah Barnes resides in the tropical paradise of South Florida with her fiance and feline family of seven. She is the author of the industry acclaimed books, Purr Prints of the Heart – A Cat’s Tale of Life, Death, and Beyond; Makin’ Biscuits – Weird Cat Habits and the Even Weirder Habits of the Humans Who Love Them (3-time award-winning book); and The Chronicles of Zee & Zoey – A Journey of the Extraordinarily Ordinary; as well as the award-winning blog, Zee& Zoey’s Cat Chronicles.
She is also the President of the Cat Writers’ Association and Secretary of the nonprofit, Pawsitively Humane, Inc. of Miami, Florida. Deborah is the creative mind behind the products featured on Zee & Zoey’s Cat Creations, using her lifelong love of cats as her inspiration.