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Curl Up with a Cat Tale with Gwen Cooper

Curl Up with a Cat Tale with Gwen Cooper

Author: Gwen Cooper

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Join New York Times bestselling cat writer and "Homer's mom," Gwen Cooper--author of numerous cat-centric titles, including "Homer's Odyssey: A Fearless Feline Tale," "Spray Anything," and "The Book of PAWSOME: Head Bonks, Raspy Tongues, and 101 Reasons Why Cats Make Us So, So Happy"--as we celebrate all things feline and listen to ins-purr-ational cat tales!

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10 Episodes
Gwen shares the secret silly nicknames for the cats that she and her husband usually only share with each other (and their cats, of course!). Later on, Gwen questions whether or not cat guardians should feel guilty if they’re unable or unwilling to spend thousands of dollars on their cats’ medical care. You definitely won’t want to miss this one!  See for privacy and opt-out information.
Film and TV star Mayim Bialik joins us this week on an all-new episode of Curl Up with a Cat Tale to talk cats and tell behind-the-scenes stories from the set of her latest network show, "Call Me Kat." In my opinionation, it's one of the best episodes of this show yet! See for privacy and opt-out information.
99% Pers-purr-ation

99% Pers-purr-ation


Gwen attempts to get through an entire (and rather loud) superhero movie this week without completely traumatizing her cats. Later, Gwen answers a reader question about inspiration and introduces listeners to one of her all-time favorite songs! See for privacy and opt-out information.
Chris Poole and Jessica Josephs of "the CAM Fam" join us this week! But first: “I can’t be the only one who sings silly love songs to my cat in private—right?” Gwen shares a few of the silly love songs she croons to her own kitty in this week’s episode, then sits down for an up-close and purr-sonal chat with the dynamic duo of Chris “Cat Man Chris” Poole and Jessica Josephs—the two totally pawsome humans behind Cole and Marmalade. Hear Chris and Jessica tell “gotcha” stories for all four of their kitties, AND get a behind-the-scenes glimpse into their lives and their rescue work! See for privacy and opt-out information.
The World's Cat

The World's Cat


Gwen’s musings on cats and being a cat-mom in this episode cover the things we always remember and the things we forget with time about our cats; cats who somehow smell like cookies (it’s true! Homer smelled like cinnamon cookies!); and the ways in which cats are a gift to all five of our senses. Later, Gwen answers reader letters about upcoming cat-centric novels and overseas Homer fans. See for privacy and opt-out information.
Gwen asks listeners’ advice on the little black cat who’s been visiting her backyard of late—and eating all the food her two highly spoiled indoor kitties are turning up their noses at. Later, Gwen answers a question from reader Gina Melone about the funniest emails and letters she’s received from readers and Homer fans over the years. See for privacy and opt-out information.
The Weight

The Weight


Can we all just agree that we don’t really care what happens to the people in a movie, so long as all the cats, dogs, bunnies, horses, et cetera make it to the end? Later in this episode, Gwen is joined by reader and rescuer Melanie Paradise for a moving and thoroughly relatable conversation about her difficult-to-live-with—but also tough-to-resist—rescue cat Idia. See for privacy and opt-out information.
To love your cats is to want to spoil them rotten--but why do we really get so much pleasure from indulging our cats' every whim? Gwen takes a deep dive into this question, and later on tells the entire backstory behind her very first meeting with Homer the Blind Wonder Cat. Special bonus: Hear Clayton the tripod cat purr--and snore! See for privacy and opt-out information.
Gwen tackles some of the tough questions of kitty custodianship, like: What's more important--getting a good night's sleep, or making sure your cats are comfy? Follow-up question: Whose overnight comfort is a higher priority--your cats' or your husband's? Later, Gwen answers reader questions. See for privacy and opt-out information.
In this introductory podcast we'll take a look at the Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Curl Up with a Cat Tale before joining reader Heather Dougherty for the ins-purr-ational "gotcha" story of her formerly feral companion Samkhat. See for privacy and opt-out information.
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