Sometimes, even best friends start out fighting like cats and dogs. Then one act of kindness can change everything, and create a bond that lasts a lifetime.

The tale of developing friendship starts out with two pets who are very different, and wary of each other. They become friends based on mutual interests and respect for one another.

Perfect for Young Readers Learning About Friendship

Masterful artwork and storytelling bring vivid insight and perspective to the true tale of an uncommon bond between a cat and a dog. Young readers learn that the keys to friendship are kindness and willingness to embrace differences.

This book is not only beautifully executed and entertaining, it is a colorful tool for teaching children a valuable lesson about how to begin to be truly good humans.


Black and White Cat, White and Black Dog is told in 435 words with 30 full-page illustrations. It was published in October 2013 by Muse Direct in both hardcover (ISBN: 978-0-9897732-01) and softcover (ISBN: 978-0-9897732-18).

“… a wonderful story with a compassionate yin-yang image at its heart …”

” …  a unique, creatively crafted and illustrated animal story that celebrates friendships across differences in animals, especially one dog and one cat. … Even very young children will catch and enjoy the spontaneous joy in the pages of pictures and paw prints and words of “Black and White Cat/White and Black Dog.'”

— Midwest Book Review

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