THE KITTEN FILES

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“I’m Mia.
I know how to write.
Why’s that a big deal?
Because… I’m a cat.”

After escaping the lab where she learned to write, Mia chose a human–Keith, who is a detective. Now, using her wits, her snark, and her amazing ability to read and write, she helps crack cases that have left him stumped.

“True, this book may be written for a younger audience than me but it is such a clever, well told tale that I am sure both young and old will enjoy it. I laughed my way through the story at the humor and sheer brilliance of this story.”

“The main character, Mia, is written in such a way that it’s so easy to just sit back and enjoy what she has to say. Her personality jumps off the pages with class and attitude.”

 

A goofy, shaggy farm dog is missing. Did he run away? Was he dog-napped? Normally the fate of a dog wouldn’t concern Mia too much, but this one belongs to Keith’s nephew.

As detective and cat dig deeper, they discover there are more dogs missing from the area. Will Mia be able to sniff out the location of the missing dogs—and solve her second case?

“Mia, the cat, is so cat-like. I almost feel as if I understand our cat better for having read this. The reasons Mia gives for doing things makes me laugh so hard sometimes. I also will never look at goldfish crackers the same way.”

“The ‘voice’ of Mia the cat is so purrfectly rendered, it makes me want to get a cat.”

 

When Keith is called upon to catch a pair of serial robbers breaking into nearby houses, he’s utterly stumped. Why would anyone break into houses, but not steal anything? Why would they eat a bowl of cereal while they’re at it? With Keith and the police just a text-message away, Mia decides to put her fantastic sneaking skills to use by staking out the neighborhood.

But there’s more to the crime than simple breaking-and-entering, and catching the serial cereal robbers might cost Mia everything…

“Mia is amazing as always. Her snarkyness, sarcasm, and utter cat-ness are perfect. I can totally picture a cat thinking the way Mia does.”

“Mia was just as hilarious as ever. I found myself laughing out loud, which I rarely do at books.” 

 

Author note: The notion for this series just popped into my head one day: What if a cat had learned to write? I couldn’t help but run with the idea because I grew up imagining a personality and thoughts for my cat, reading Mrs. Frisbee and the Rats of NIHM (in which rats became intelligent, learned to read, and formed their own society), and adoring mysteries.