About The Book

Whether dancing in celebration

of the coming season

or falling from grace,

or in your face,

Cat Angels are all around us,

inviting us to paws

and revel in the moment.

Come join this parade of

furry-feathered whimsy.

Discover the secret lives

of your own Cat Angels, and

listen to the stories

they wish to tell.




Meet the late stray St. Clair who inspired this celebration. And while you are at it, meet some of St. Clair’s fabulous Cat Angel friends and see what they’ve been up to:

- Stella, who uses the fabled paper-bag as her portal to the other side;

- Bo, who’s addicted to his catnip hookah and has managed to hook all his friends;

- Gunga Din, who is a Cat Angel guide for the mystical realm’s most dangerous places;

- Ellis, the Hellion Angel who loves to ride his motorbike through the clouds;

- and all the others….


This unique collection is a guide and a gift
for the spiritual cat lover.
It is a visual celebration of our Cat Angels in their many guises
- happy or sad –
both in our everyday world
and in their own private, mystical realm.


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96 Pages
Full Color
Hard Cover
Purr-oudly Printed in America
with soy-based inks on forest stewardship council-certified paper

Book Cover & Interior Book Design by
Dan Schuman of Lawrence Marie, Inc.

Printing by
Bookmasters, Inc.

One Sheet - PDF, 340kb

Press Release - JPG, 4.8mb

About The Author

Amy White is an award-winning composer, recording artist and performer.  She has recorded for several different independent record labels and has received critical acclaim for both her recordings and her live performances.  Admittedly, none of this history has any particular relevance to her Cat Angels Project. Nevertheless, animals, fairies and angels have been subtle constants in Amy’s life. Cats in particular have always inspired Amy and their spirits have found their way into more than a few of her artistic endeavors, musical and otherwise. 

Like most artists, Amy is inter-disciplinary at heart. In addition to music, she loves to create and work in a variety of media, including stone-carving, silvercasting, stained glass, 3-D collage, block-printing and photography. Amy is extremely fortunate to have many of her photographs represented by the National Geographic Society’s Image Collection, where her husband, Grammy-Winning Guitarist Al Petteway, worked as an image editor for nearly 2 decades.

For the past several years, Amy has been consumed with digital photography and photomontage. In addition to mountain scenery, she has concentrated on photographing cats and the natural world and creating alternate realities for her favorite winged creatures.  Amy is thrilled to have encountered this perfect marriage of technology and creative passion.  She can now more easily reveal and celebrate the presence of the Cat Angels in our lives. 

Formerly natives of the Washington, DC area (Arlington, VA & Takoma Park, MD respectively), Amy and her husband now live at 4200 feet elevation, just outside of Asheville, North Carolina. Amy & Al share their beautiful mountain aerie with 4 charismatic cats and the 2 best shelter doggies that money can’t buy. It is clear that cats have commandeered much of Amy’s visual artwork for the last decade. And dogs are next in line.  Stay tuned for future book projects!

To learn more about Amy & Al’s musical collaborations (including their contribution to the recent Ken Burns/National Parks documentary), and to view their scenic photography and other artistic works, please visit: www.AlandAmy.com

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