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  • by Anna Culver

Fort Mill sisters write new children's book, DJ the Scratchy Cat


There's nothing like a mischievous cat to keep you company! Learn about DJ the Scratchy Cat, a children's book written by two Fort Mill natives and sisters, Jacqueline and Lauren, who is a third grade teacher in the Fort Mill School District.


They grew up in the Fort Mill area, and while Jacqueline was at Clemson she got DJ the cat. DJ has always been a fan favorite amongst friends and family for his precarious attitude. One day, Jacqueline was babysitting, and the kids questioned the scratches on her hand she had gotten from DJ. From that day on, the kids asked about DJ and started playing a game called "Scratchy Cat." This sparked an idea, and the first story about DJ was written.


About the Book

Little Brittany feels alone but thinks a fluffy cat might make her feel better. Looking online, she finds DJ and falls in love with the cute orange kitten. DJ goes home with Brittany and so begins their fun.


Kittens are curious creatures, so at first, tiny DJ gets into everything. Brittany learns pretty quickly that cats do not like baths, even when they're dirty. They do, however, love to cuddle.


DJ the Scratchy Cat is the story of a beloved family feline. He's mischievous, naughty, and full of attitude-exactly the way you want your cat to be.


Join in on the first adventure with DJ, and stick around for more exciting quests to come!


How to Order

DJ the Scratchy Cat is available to order via Ingram, Archway Publishing, Amazon, Target, and Barnes & Noble!


Website: www.jlkirbybooks.com

Instagram: www.instagram.com/jlkirbybooks

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JLKirbyBooks


Win a copy of Dj the Scratchy Cat

In honor of Giving Tuesday, they're giving away a signed copy of DJ the Scratchy Cat and giving back to The Humane Society of York County!


To enter:

1. Follow both accounts @jlkirbybooks and @humanesocietyofyorkcounty

2. Like the post

3. Share the post

4. Donate to the Humane Society or purchase from wishlist (DM proof of purchase to @jlkirbybooks)

**Bonus entry for every comment tagging a friend


Giveaway will run until 11:59pm EST December 6th and the winner will be notified by December 9th!

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