The Cat Before Christmas by Lynn Michaels
Approx. 32,430 words.
Published on August 19, 2011.
Wiki the cat loves Christmas; batting the ornaments, basking in the blinking tree lights. But this year there's trouble in Wiki's yuletide paradise when his mistress Cary decides to go skiing. To derail her plan, Wiki escapes to the Christmas tree lot where he's sure Cary will find him, but Cary hasn't a clue where to look. Can Wiki make it home in time to save Christmas?