Written and illustrated by Shanthi Thiruppathi,The Tales of Tiggy & Tobiasis a book series inspired by two cats who live by the sea. Although Tiggy and Tobias are brothers, they are opposite in looks and personality. Shanthi observed a special bond between the cats and realized the two brothers would make an interesting pair of storybook characters. She proceeded to write a collection of tales about the sea cats and their beach adventures.
The first book of the series, Brotherly Love, establishes the characters and the love shared between brothers.