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How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity: A Guide to Financial Freedom (Paperback)

How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity: A Guide to Financial Freedom By Patricia Carlin, Dustin Fenstermacher (Photographs by) Cover Image
By Patricia Carlin, Dustin Fenstermacher (Photographs by)
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A “genuinely hilarious guide” that parodies get-rich-quick self-help tricks while celebrating the brightest stars on the internet (Washington Post).

From creating funny viral videos to managing ‘diva’ behavior, this is the cat lover’s blueprint for achieving financial freedom with their one-of-a-kind feline friend.

The Internet offers an unprecedented opportunity for cats to become superstar “personalities” with revenue-generating multimedia brands—but only if you know how to cash in.
With How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity, readers can unlock the secrets to:

• grooming your kitty for success
• creating a terrific viral video
• managing your cat’s burgeoning stardom
• and much more!
Packed with practical tips and helpful diagrams, this indispensable resource shows how ordinary housecats can follow in the venerable pawprints of the Internet’s brightest stars.

About the Author

Patricia Carlin is the author of How to Tell If Your Boyfriend Is the Antichrist (and If He Is, Should You Break Up with Him?). She lives in Pennsylvania. Dustin Fenstermacher is a photographer whose work has appeared in the New York Times, ViceVillage Voice, New Jersey Magazine, Washington Post Magazine, and a litany of other publications.

Praise For…

“I need this manual. You probably do too.”—

“Highly entertaining and hilarious, with a bit of tongue-in-cheek sarcasm, How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity is worth even the 15 minutes of fame your feline may warrant.”—Creator’s Syndicate

“This is an actually, seriously funny thing... a book that can make you literally do what the initials LOL originally meant.”—Austin Chronicle

“A hilarious guide to turning your feline into the next Maru.” —Washington Post Express

“This tongue in cheek guide to harnessing your pets powers for fame and fortune will provide hours of entertainment.”—Wishlisted
“If my purrsonal assistants had access to all the information in this marvelous book back when I started playing the piano all those years ago, I’m certain the road to my own internet fame would have had fewer bumps along the way. A must-read for anyone wishing to aid their favorite feline in becoming an internet celebrity.” - Nora The Piano Cat

“Patricia Carlin has taken a hot topic and turned it into state-of-the-art comedy. Even [people] who hate cats will find this one amusing.” —Anna Jedrziewski, Retailing Insight

“For eons cats have been playful, inquisitive, empathetic, and all-around loving companions. And for eons man has thought, ‘Yeah, but what’s in it for me?’ But now with How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity, man and feline can join forces to achieve levels of stardom, merchandising, and unique resume additions heretofore unimagined, all so that one day you can achieve the obscene level of wealth necessary to use the word ‘summer’ as a verb.”—Francesco Marciuliano, I Could Pee on This and Other Poems by Cats

Coverage from NPR

Product Details
ISBN: 9781594746796
ISBN-10: 1594746796
Publisher: Quirk Books
Publication Date: April 1st, 2014
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Internet Celebrity