James Bowen is a street musician in London. He found Bob the cat in 2007 and the pair have been inseparable ever since.
'[Bob] has entranced London like no feline since the days of Dick Whittington.' -- Evening Standard 'heartwarming tale' -- Islington Tribune 'It was only a matter of time before a rubber stamp was used to autograph a book - but in Bob's case, we'll let him off. For Bob is the famous ginger moggy belonging to one-homeless busking Big Issue seller James Bowen, whose A STREET CAT NAMED BOB hit bookshop shelves last week. Fans, some bearing feline treats, queued around the block at James and Bob's first signing at the Islington branch of Waterstones last week. The purrfectly behaved Bob signed an impressive 180 books in just two hours. You gotta be kitten me.' -- Bookseller 'a heartwarming tale with a message of hope' -- Daily Mail 'an instantly bestselling memoir that, beside its heart-warming tale of their friendship, offers an insight into the injustice of life on the streets that's by turns frustrating and life-affirming.' -- The Times 'This is a revealing glimpse of London's underbelly and the resourcefulness needed to survive it. But mostly it's a love story that will make your heart purr' -- Daily Mail