Join us as we recognize National Pet Month! The month of May is a celebration of our fluffy, furry, feathered, four-legged, two-winged, scaly friends. If you are interested in finding the purrfect book about pets, browse CCPL’s online catalog Cosmos.

Check out these eight picture books about dogs, cats and other pets!

Dozens of Dachshunds by Troy Cummings

A galore of Dachshunds dressed in clever costumes gather in the park to celebrate Dachshund Day.

Hello Goodbye Dog by Maria Gianferrari

Zara finds a way to see her dog each day in school.

Mrs. McTats and the Her Houseful of Cats by Alyssa Capucilla

A woman with a single cat named Abner makes room for twenty-four more cats and a puppy she names Zoom.

Not Norman: a Goldfish Story by Kelly Bennett

As a boy attempts to convince someone else to take his disappointing pet, he learns to love Norman the goldfish himself.

Strictly No Elephants by Lida Mantchev

A boy is excluded from joining his friends’ pet club because of his unusual pet.

Sunny and Oswaldo by Nicole Melleby

When mean and cranky family cat Oswaldo does not come home one day, Sunny is happy her life is peaceful again, but when she sees how sad her dad is without him, she soon realizes she needs to help find Oswaldo and bring him back home.

We Don’t Lose Our Class Goldfish by Ryan T. Higgins

When Penelope Rex brings home Walter, the class goldfish, for the weekend, she is not sure how to feel, but when Walter goes missing, Penelope searches high and low for her fishy classmate.

Wonder Dogs!  by Linda Ashman

A look at all that dogs do for us from the extraordinary to the everyday, as told by a dog on a walk with his owner.