Cat Themed Cozy Mysteries

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Below you'll find cozy mystery books that have a cat theme. Please feel free to suggest a Cat Themed Cozy Mystery Series that we may have missed.
Animals in Focus Mystery Series by Sheila Webster Boneham

Sheila Webster Boneham writes the Animals in Focus Mystery series. It features Janet MacPhail , a freelance photographer specializing in pet photography. Janet also trains her dog Jay, an Australian Shepard in obedience and solves mysteries.

(Black Cat Bookshop Mystery Series  by Ali Brandon

This series started in 2011 and is set in New York. It features Darla Pettistone who has just inherited her late aunt's bookstore, Pettistone's Fine Books. She has also inherited Hamlet her aunt's black cat.

Bookmobile Cat Mystery Series by Laurie Cass

Laurie Cass (aka Laura Alden) writes the Bookmobile Cat Mystery series which started in December 2013 and is set in Michigan. It features Minnie Hamilton. With the help of her rescue cat, Eddie, librarian Minnie Hamilton is driving a bookmobile based in the resort town of Chilson, Michigan. But...

ckley and Bogey Cat Detective Capers Mystery Series by Cindy Vincent

Cindy Vincent writes the Buckley and Bogey Cat Detective Capers Mystery series. It features two black cats, Buckley and Bogey who run their own cat detective agency. And though they’re both black cats, they couldn’t be more different. Bogey is slim and sleek, and he generally takes things in...

Cat in the Stacks Mystery Series by Miranda James

This series started in 2010 and takes place in Mississippi. It features widow and kind librarian Charlie Harris and his Maine coon cat named Diesel. Charlie brings Diesel almost everywhere he goes in a halter with a leash. Together they solve murders in their small Mississippi town.

Cat in Trouble Mystery Series by Sweeney, Leann

This series is set in South Carolina and started in 2009. It features Jillian Hart who is a recent widow and is rebuilding her life. She has three cats--Chablis, Syrah and Merlot. She is a quilter and makes quilts for cats-- business is thriving.

Cat Latimer Mystery Series by Lynn Cahoon

Lynn Cahoon writes the Cat Latimer Mystery Series which started in August 2016 and is set in Colorado. It features former English professor Cat Latimer. She's inherited a big blue Victorian house and is turning it into a bed-and-breakfast.

Cat Rescue Mystery Series

T.C. LoTempio writes the Cat Rescue Mystery Series which started in March 2017 and is set in North Carolina. It features Sydney McCall who left behind an ex-fiancé and a New York advertising job to return home to Deer Park, North Carolina and help her sister, Kat, run the local animal shelter,...

Cats and Curios Mystery Series by Rebecca Hale

This series takes place in San Francisco and started in 2008. It features Rebecca. Her Uncle Oscar is found dead and she inherits his antique shop. Along with her two cats she solves murders.

Cattarina Mystery Series Monica Shaughnessy

Monica Shaughnessy writes the Cattarina Mystery series which started in 2014 and is set in Philadelphia in the 1800s. It features Poe's cat, Cattarina. This series is full of Victorian witticisms and rich, historical detail, this cozy novella is a fictional account of Edgar Allan Poe's real-...

Dulcie Schwartz Mystery Series by Clea Simon

Clea Simon writes the Dulcie Schwartz Mystery Series which started in 2009 and is set in Cambridge, Massachusetts. It features graduate student, Dulcie Schwartz and her deceased cat Mr. Grey. Twentysomething Dulcie Schwartz is a doctoral student at Harvard, struggling to find a thesis topic,...

Fat Cat Mystery by Janet Cantrell

Janet Cantrell (aka Kaye George) writes the Fat Cat Mystery series which started in September 2014 and is set in Minneapolis, Minnesota. It features Quincy, a pudgy and adorable cat who is always hungry on his diet. He gets into a lot of trouble, serving as a catalyst for murder and mayhem.

Inn at Holiday Bay Mystery Series

Kathy Daley writes the Inn at Holiday Bay Mystery Series which is set in Maine. After suffering a personal tragedy Abby Sullivan buys a huge old seaside mansion she has never even seen, packs up her life in San Francisco, and moves to Holiday Bay Maine, where she is adopted, quite against her...

Kitty Couture Mystery Series

Julie Chase writes the Kitty Couture Mystery Series which started in 2016 and is set in New Orleans. It features pet boutique and organic treat bakery owner Lacy Marie Crocker. Grandeur and opulence are everything in the famed New Orleans Garden District where pets are family and no bling is too...

Klepto Cat Mystery Series

Patricia Fry writes the Klepto Cat Mystery series which started in June 2013 and is set in California. It features a veterinarian who is currently working as a vet tech, Savannah and her klepto cat Rags. They have temporarily moved into her Aunt Margaret's home after auntie broke her foot in her...

Magical Cats Mystery Series by Sophie Kelly

Sofie Kelly aka Darlene Ryan writes the Magical Cats Mystery Series which is set in Minnesota and started in 2011. It features librarian Kathleen Paulson who has moved to Mayville Heights, Minnesota. Kathleen takes in two stray cats-- Owen a tabby and Hercules a tuxedo cat. She discovers that...

Mrs. Bundle Mystery Series by Allison Cesario Paton

Allison Cesario Paton writes the Mrs. Bundle Mystery series which started in 2003 and is set in Vermont. It features Mrs. Bundle who is a woman of mature age living in farm country in Vermont. Mrs. Bundle has a fledgling B and C Detective Agency and solves mysteries with her cat, Cracker, who "...

Mrs. Murphy Mystery Series by Rita Mae Brown

This series takes place in a small town in Virginia and centers around a tiger cat (Mrs. Murphy), a Welsh corgi named Tucker and her human companion, Mary Minor "Harry" Haristeen. Harry is postmistress in her small town and solves murders. This is a popular series that began in 1990 and is...

Murfy the Cat Mystery Series by Anna Kern

Anna Kern writes the Murfy the Cat Mystery series which started in 2014. It features Ethan Hille, his mother Alyx and her three cats – two small females, Misty and Pooky, and the old master, Murfy.

Nick and Nora Mystery Series by T.C. LoTempio

T.C. LoTempio writes the Nick and Nora Mystery series which started in December 2014 and is set in California. It features crime reporter Nora Charles. She doesn’t believe in fate, even if she is a crime reporter who shares a name with a character from The Thin Man. In fact, she’s moving back...

Paws and Claws Mystery Series by Krista Davis

Krista Davis writes the Paws and Claws Mystery series which starts in December 2013 and is set in Virginia. It features Holly Miller who returns home to her family-run inn on Wagtail Mountain after receiving a troubling phone call about her grandmother. The Sugar Maple Inn is the country's...

Pawsitively Organic Mystery by Liz Mugavero

Liz Mugavero writes the Pawsitively Organic Mystery series which started in May 2013 and takes place in Connecticut. It features Kristan "Stan" Connor. After losing her stressful public relations job "Stan" decides to pursue her dream: baking healthy, organic pet treats! Everyone, including...

Pru Marlowe Mystery Series by Clea Simon

Clea Simon writes the Pru Marlowe, Pet Noir Mystery series which started in 2011 and is set in the Berkshires in New Jersey. It features Animal Behaviorist and Animal Psychic, Pru Marlowe.

Psycho Cat and the Landlady Mystery Series by Joyce Ann Brown

Joyce Ann Brown writes the Psycho Cat and the Landlady Mystery series which started in 2014 and is set in Missouri. It features landlady Beth Stockwell and her niece, Adrianna's cat, Sylvester, aka Psycho Cat. Sylvester the cat discovers the mysteries that Beth feels compelled to solve.

Reigning Cats & Dogs Mystery Series by Cynthia Baxter

Reigning Cats & Dogs Mystery Series features veterinarian Jessica Popper and her 4 legged friends, Westie, Max, Lou the Dalmatian, aging pussycat Catherine the Great, Tinkerbell, a tiger kitten, Prometheus, a Blue and Gold Macaw and a chameleon Leilani.

Scottish Wildcat's Tails Series

Lucinda Hare writes the Scottish Wildcat's Tails Series which is set in Scotland. It features a Catastrophe, a wild cat who lives with a domesticated cat named Haggis, and author Mary. The books are written as seen from the eyes of an adopted wild cat. Lucinda also writes the popular Dragonsdome...

Second Chance Cat Mystery Series Sophie Ryan

Sofie Ryan, (aka Darlene Ryan and Sofie Kelly) writes the Second Chance Cat Mystery Series which started in April 2014 and is set in Maine. It features Sarah Grayson who is the happy proprietor of Second Chance, a charming shop in the oceanfront town of North Harbor, Maine. At the shop, she...

Sunny & Shadow Mystery Series by Claire Donnelly

This series started in May 2012 and takes place in Maine. It features Sunny Coolidge who returns to Maine after leaving her job at a New York City newspaper to take care of her ailing father.

Tarot Cats Mystery Series

Diane Stuckart writes the Tarot Cats Mystery Series which started in November 2018. It features two magical tarot cats and their tenderhearted human Ruby Sparks who owns a Tarot Card Reader Shop.

The Cats That Mystery Series Karen Anne Golden

Karen Anne Golden writes The Cats That Mystery series that started in 2013 and is set in Indiana. It features Katherine “Katz” Kendall, a computer professional in New York City who discovers she’s the sole heir of a huge inheritance. She can’t believe her good fortune. She’s okay with the...