The Pirate Cat and the Merkitty: A Tail of Love and Adventure
Treasure Island meets The Little Mermaid with lesbian cats.
Calico Jack is the captain of a pirate ship, but she’s tired of living on the run. All she needs is one big score and she can retire in comfort. Treasure maps usually lead nowhere, but her whiskers tell her that this chart of a hidden island could bring her to the riches of her dreams. Until she gets distracted by a mysterious ca...more
So many cat references, a great job of describing the cats, and writing their personalities to be very cat like, with light human traits. The story did feel rushed, a lot of build up was missed in moving it along. I'd love it to be flushed out into a full novel with more of a plot, and build up to the ending. More information on the Merkitties, and the land cats, maybe more world history etc. But otherwise, a fun, quick read for cat lovers.
She grew up in small towns in Northern California, running around barefoot in the woods and climbing trees with a notebook to write down stories. She lives with her family, including one rescued cat, in a house full of books.
She writes and self-publishes fantasy novels for teens and adults.