Walk into any used bookstore and you’ll almost always find a cat. Cats seem to gravitate towards literature like college students gravitate towards free alcohol. Since cats don’t always play prominent roles in literature, you might like to know of some famous cats that appear in books and movies.

The cat pictured above appears in the Japanese cartoon called “The Cat Returns.” which is a Japanese anime movie about a girl whisked away into a world of cats where cats act like people and actually do things for themselves instead of screaming for a human to do it for them.

To see a list of ten cats in literature that you may never have known about, click here.

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