City Kitties

A picture book for cat lovers!

New Release

City Kitties

Age Range: 3-8 Years Old

When naughty little Mitten asks Nessie why she never falls for his tricks, Nessie answers with a tale of experience.

She’s “been there, done that!”

Told in gentle rhymes, City Kitties is more than a story about knowing the value of experience. It’s about knowing which experiences are truly valuable.

The book cover for City Kitties depicting the two main characters.

Meet The Kitties

Who is your favorite?

An illustration of Nessie, the Siamese cat from City Kitties.
I'm over one hundred years old!


Nessie is a 100-year old Siamese cat with beautiful blue eyes. She's travelled the world, and has many stories to tell!

I have a white paw!


Mitten is a naughty little kitten. He's the neighborhood prankster, but he can never catch Nessie.

Can you guess why?

An illustration of Mitten from City Kitties

Reviews of City Kitties

Humorous and enchanting, this is a picture book that I would recommend everyone to read!
City Kitties would be great for parents that want their kids to learn how to read the words on a page. It would also make for a lovely bedtime story.
City Kitties is an enthralling and dazzlingly illustrated book that is as immersive for young readers as it can get. This breezy read will make for a perfect gift for children who enjoy exploring sophisticated characters and allowing their imagination to take them to exciting places.
This gentle exploration of experience is thoroughly fun and sure to be appreciated by toddlers. Asad knows how to please youngsters while also entertaining the adults who will certainly be asked to reread the book. A triumph.
A colourfully illustrated rhyming story highlighting the importance of wisdom. A RED RIBBON WINNER and highly recommended.

Frequently Asked Questions

The illustrations and cover design are by Andy Catling.

She’s actually older! But a lady never reveals her age.

A photo of the real Nessie

City Kitties was originally published by Ness House Press in December 2021.