Cute Pets on Bookstagram

Ashley Holstrom

Staff Writer

Ashley Holstrom helps make books at Sourcebooks. She lives near Chicago with her cat named after Hemingway and her bookshelves organized by color. Newsletter: Crooked Reads. Twitter: @alholstrom.

Look, the world is garbage, and sometimes we just need to scroll through images of cute animals reading books. So here they are. A whole bunch of cute pets on bookstagram (that’s bookish Instagram, y’all). Enjoy.

Cat book club, because cats:


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Pet Book Club, for fuzzy members of Book of the Month:

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#Repost @bhmisha Just a bit obsessed with @BookoftheMonth. Harley's being a good boy and helping me pick my next read 📚 #botmmember • • • #botm #summerreading #july #august #morkie #morkiesoninstagram #morkiepuppy #dogsofinstagram #dogstagram #goodbyevitamin #hunger #littleandlion #thecouplenextdoor #startup

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Dog Book Club, which sadly hasn’t been updated for a year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t just scroll through the feed:

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Rioter Sharifah’s kitty, Tabitha:

This helper:

This book warmer:

This chicken reading about chickens:

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#culpeperlibrary #petsandbooks

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This pup just doing some book shopping:

These bookish birds:

Rioter Jesse’s bookish diva, Bernadette:

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The Overseer

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Matilda the rat:

This tail with a tale:

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Good morning, y'all ☀️☀️☀️ The sunshine emojis are there to make me feel better because it's actually 4:30am here and the world must be ending because I'm not asleep😭 Actually, my boyfriend and I share a car and he has to be at work at 5. So we woke up at 3:30💀 • While I'm suffering through this terrible torture, LOOK HOW CUTE THIS BOOK IS. This book came in the last Book Boyfriend Box and it looks so cute. It's about a girl using things she's learned from k-dramas to help her snag a boyfriend in real life. I'm excited to read it, but not yet because I'm just not in a contemporary mood. My ginger kitty is excited too. He "helps" me take all my book pictures😂 • What are you guys excited about reading soon? • • • #read #bibliophile #booklover #yabooks #contemporarybooks #cozyreading #catsofbookstagram #bookish #bookcat #bookcover #bookblog #bookgram #bookgeek #bookstagram #bookstagramfeatures #bookblog #bookphotography #booknookstagram #book_cave #bookalicious #bookaholic #bookaddict #bookandcat #summerreading #literature #love #cat #catsofinstagram

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These lil guinea pigs:

This lil pup with a lil blep and some Penguin classics:

Rioter Liberty’s handsome beast, Steinbeck:

Ernest Hedgingway:

Rioter Kelly’s needy bun:

This excellent reading partner:

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I started the day reading in bed (who am I kidding, I'm STILL in bed) with the 🐶 — my ideal Saturday morning. If I can pull myself out from these covers, I think I'll go grab some coffee and head to the farmers market. There's nothing planned this weekend + I love it. (We leave for vacation in a few days and I feel like there are 16436845052 to do before we leave. Don't you wish you could just beam yourself places sometimes?) Tell me what you're up to today! • @fsgoriginals sent these two books last week and I'm SO excited. I've heard great things about both, and as a fan of scary, creepy stories I have a feeling ill gobble them up. I devoured all R.L. stone books when I was younger (Fear Street, anyone?), as well as the Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark books. Bring on the scary! 😱 • #miniatureschnauzer #gusandus #badassbookbabes #pupstagram #schnauzer #dogsofinsta

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These kittens that I need in my lap right now:

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Mother, go away, we're reading.

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Pumpkin the Raccoon:

Dewey the ginger kitty:

Rioter Derek’s cat:

Ouija the doodle:

And here’s my handsome little devil, as photographed by my roommate:

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@bookriot 's #riotgrams day 4: How I read

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Please share your cute bookish pets in the comments.

And if you need some more cuteness, check out Fuzzy Comics Heroes on InstagramBookish Halloween Costumes for Pets, A Celebration of Pet Week, and What Happens When You Name Your Cat After Hemingway.