Win Inscribed Copy of Jackson Galaxy’s Cat Daddy

Jackson Galaxy's book, Cat Daddy, goes on sale today

Jackson Galaxy’s book Cat Daddy: What the World’s Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Clean went on sale today and it is quite possibly the best, least conventional cat book I’ve ever read. If you believe in fate, that some animals are thrust into your life as healing agents (or vice versa), drop everything right now and buy it.

Although it’s ostensibly a memoir with Galaxy’s beloved and bedeviled cat Benny — the original cat from hell — at its nexus, it’s also so much more than that. It’s a story of redemption and courage told with humor and savage honesty. The book is peppered with nuggets of cat factoids, training and behavior advice that will help you deal with your own cats, even cats from hell.

Benny was a physical and emotional wreck when he was first taken in by Galaxy as a foster. A veterinarian can fix a broken body (in Benny’s case, a broken pelvis), but only someone who thinks and speaks cat can heal the emotional scars. Benny had been turned in by a woman who “just didn’t like him.” We all know that cats are sensitive souls who can usually pick up on our emotions more readily than our loved ones do. Benny was a victim of this negative energy.

Of course he ended up as a failed foster. Despite — or or perhaps because of — his incorrigible personality and broken psyche and body, he became Jackson’s family.

The metamorphosis of cat and man was neither quick nor easy. Galaxy was battling his own demons — manifested as addictions to drugs and alcohol — and was on a collision course with the bowels of hell. But his and Benny’s relationship turned out to be a purrfect symbiosis and the story will have you alternately chortling from the humor and sniffing back tears.

The book also provides the backstory on Galaxy’s ascension from shelter volunteer to the star of Animal Planet’s My Cat from Hell and owner of Spirit Essences, a company that provides holistic remedies for animals (and yes, they work!)

This is a can’t-put-it-down book that you’ll be reading long into the night. And Mousebreath is quoted on the back cover!

How to Buy Cat Daddy

Win a Personally Inscribed Version of Cat Daddy

Mousebreath is offering the opportunity to win an inscribed version* of Cat Daddy signed by Jackson Galaxy with whatever inscription you want. Leave a comment on this post and you’ll be entered in a drawing for the inscribed copy. Winner will be selected at random via Only entries submitted before Thursday May 17th are eligible.

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* Mousebreath will be in St Louis the morning of Jackson’s book signing, so travel delays due to say, pesky tornadoes, may impact our ability to get a signed copy. In that event, a non-inscribed copy will be sent to the winner.

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Karen Nichols is a Pet Industry Influencer, Publisher and Multimedia Designer in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has over 15 years of experience in the Internet Industry as a User Experience Analyst and Interaction Design Consultant. She's blogged professionally for nine years, and is a respected expert in social media, web analytics, online branding and Wordpress design and development. She's a popular speaker at pet industry conferences. In 2013, she won the BlogPaws social media awards for Best Cat Blog and Best video. In 2012, Karen won the Best Blog Design award for She was one of seven finalists in the national Purina Cat Chow Correspondent search in 2010. She has been a spokesperson for Friskies and judge of the 2012 "The Friskies" video contest, and a juror for the Internet Cat Video Festival. Karen is a member of the Cat Writer's Association, Women in the Pet Industry, the IAABC, The Interactive Design Association and the North Bay Multimedia Association.

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  1. Cortney says:

    Ahh, I love this guy’s show! I had no idea he had a book coming out. Definitely going to have to look for it.

  2. I fell in love with Jackson the first time i saw him on My Cat From Hell! I call him the Cat Wiskerer. Even if i don’t win,( though i would love it) i will buy it,i might have to wait awhile but i’ll get there..Fixed incomes stink.

  3. Would LOVE to win!

  4. Newman says:

    Count me in!

  5. Bambi & Anastasia says:

    We love Jackson and would love to win his book!

  6. Cheysuli says:

    OH OH OH!!! I want it! I want it!! I WANT IT!!!

  7. dawn says:

    I’m very impressed with Jackson’s show, I wish some of the dog trainers on TV would take a cue from his approach. Would love to win a copy of his book!

  8. Susie says:

    Just took a stray in a month ago and found his show. Love it.
    Would love his book,

  9. Maika'i says:

    I look forward to reading it. Just today saw this video he posted at New Year’s about over-breeding –

  10. Bettina says:

    I think Jackson is an amazing man and I am so grateful he has shared his story. I would love to win a signed copy of his book.

  11. Stacey says:

    I fell in love with Jackson and MCFH the instant I saw it. I can’t wait to read this book. It is going to be amazing!

  12. We don’t have cable so we’ve never seen the program – only heard about it – but the book sounds interesting and we’d love to read it.

  13. Candice S. says:

    I LOVE Jackson Galaxy ‘s show. He truly is the cat whisperer. I use a lot of the actions and tactics he shows on “My Cat From Hell”. with my cats. So yep, I am a fan and would really like to win the book! =^,,^=

  14. Max says:


    But in a manly way

    Of course….

  15. Caretaker_Cat says:

    If every person with a cat watched My Cat From Hell or as I call it “Clueless Cat Owners” there would be fewer cats dumped on the streets and in shelters.

  16. donna says:

    CATS rule dogs drool. i love that saying. please pick me. My cats and i never miss your show. WIN, WIN, WIN thats for us.

  17. Heather says:

    Jackson Galaxy rocks!! I love watching My Cat From Hell – I’ve learned a lot from that show…cannot wait to read his book!!

  18. Bethie says:

    I love Jackson’s show and have started to use Spirit Essences. I would love to win his book, thanks for the chance! <3

  19. Julie Cresta says:

    I love Jackson Galaxy and My cat from hell. It would be ahonor to have a book signed by him!

  20. Debbie says:

    I would be so thrilled to have an inscribed, autographed copy of Jackson Galaxy’s “Cat Daddy” to read and treasure in my library. I’m a real Jackson Galaxy fan and, although been blessed with (mostly) angel kitties, have learned so much from watching his show. I’m a shelter volunteer and work in cat rescue, and am always looking for solutions that work!

  21. Rufus says:

    My mom and I are both BIG fans of Jackson Galaxy and we would love to win. She’ll have to read it to me, but we’ll enjoy it together!

  22. Maree says:

    ooohhh coooool!!!! Would love to win!!!

  23. Erin H says:

    Would love to win this and give it to my DH Cat Daddy! Who’s gone from not liking cats to being complete cat daddy who spoils them and cuddles them.

  24. Shelly H says:

    I would love to win this book. I adore Jackson’s show and I’m definitely interested in the story of him and Benny >^.^<

  25. Barbara says:

    Would love to read this book. I’ve read many great reviews of it.

  26. Cathy Keisha says:

    I’d love to win it. TW is unemployed and we don’t have a budget for books, unfortunately.

  27. Shadow Dance Ranch Kittehs says:

    Our Momma needs this book real bad!

  28. christy says:

    We love jackson galaxy and he has helped us in so many ways with our 4 very diverse girls!!!!

  29. Jessica haile says:

    My daddy is a cat whisperer – he can communicate with his kittens in the most remarkable way.

  30. donna says:

    My kitties and i love u and all the things u do!

  31. shannon Heitt says:

    this would be awesome to win. maybe he has some tips on cats that like to bite!

  32. Cathrine Montjoie says:

    all cat lovers are these creative souls, i love being my kittens human. they bring me the greatest joy in my life. Jackson also helped me to understand my cats better when watching his show.

  33. Margot C says:

    I adore Jackson Galaxy. I would be very excited to read his book.

  34. Kristen B. says:

    My kitties adore Jackson. All 6 of us like to watch his show. Snickers, Hershey, Skittles, Charlie Clark, and Reese Cup are huge fans.

  35. Pudgebutters says:

    I love his show, “My Cat From Hell”


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