August 23, 2012

Fluffy Puppies Mosaic Press Release ~


Press Contact:
Traci Hallstrom

New Book Dedicated to the Cat Lover Features Art from Local Artist

“CAT SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the whiskered ones” is an exciting and vibrant collection of feline art and text that is dedicated to celebrating cats and the people that love them.

AUGUST 23, 2012, REDDING, CALIFORNIA announced the release of the book “CAT SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the whiskered ones.” This cat art book features work from local artist TRACI HALLSTROM who is a resident of REDDING, CALIFORNIA.  A Former Federal Employee & Federal Whistleblower dealing with retaliation since 2004 and grieving of the loss of her mother and baby girl in 2008, she dove into Mosaic art and Oil painting to help her overcome her depression, hence; Fluffy Puppies Mosaics was born.  From Mosaic Stepping Stones to Mosaic Animals her motto is, “there is nothing I can’t do!”
More information about TRACI HALLSTROM’S work is available at WWW.FLUFFYPUPPIESMOSAICS.COM.

This cat art book showcases artwork along with quotations about cats that cover topics including the bond between humans and their cats, the cat personality, of cats & dogs, and even wild cats. This collaborative publication has two goals in mind: first, to honor and highlight the cat though text and artwork, and secondly, to showcase talents of new and emerging artists who focus on creating cat art. seeks to provide artists with a stepping-stone through which to elevate their careers. Both professional and nonprofessional artists were invited to submit their work to be a part of this cat book.  The end result includes 60 artists from countries including the US, UK, Canada, Australia, Germany, Switzerland, and South Africa. “CAT SAYINGS” features a variety of cat art styles including cat photography, illustrations, and paintings.
Like all books published by, “CAT SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the whiskered ones” is distributed by the world’s largest book distributor Ingram. The book is available on, Barnes& and by order through any bookstore in the US, UK, and Canada.

CAT SAYINGS and past works from may be purchased at discount through visiting the website

About, founded by Bradford G. Wheler, is a collaborative service that assists a wide variety of artists to reach the public through the publication of collections of their works. Past releases include “HORSE SAYINGS: wit & wisdom straight from the horse’s mouth”, “DOG SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from man’s best friend”, “SNAPPY SAYNGS: wit & wisdom from the world’s greatest minds”, and “EIGHTEEN 6/10/71 The Poetry of John G. Hunter III.”  More information on publications and participating artists is available on the website

Title: CAT SAYINGS: wit & wisdom from the whiskered ones
Author: Bradford G. Wheler
Illustrations by 60 artists from 9 countries                  
Edition: First
ISBN: 978-0-9822538-4-7
Pages: 136
Cover: full color soft cover. Pdf of cover

Interior: Color
Price: $24.95
Publication Date: September 1, 2012