Category Archives: Cats

A MEMORIAL DAY MEMORY, WITH CATS

This Memorial Day, let’s remember not just those who have died for our country, but all who have served: living or dead; fighting or behind the scenes; human or… feline??? Since World War I and before, cats have been employed … Continue reading

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MIND-PIX FROM THE CAT WRITERS’ CONFERENCE 2017

  I am a visual person. My memory is like a slide show rather than a spread sheet.  Now that I’m back from the Cat Writers’ Association conference/ BlogPaws in Myrtle Beach, my mind is spinning with images. From the … Continue reading

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Above Politics, reblogged from DAILY FELINE WISDOM

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Here, from Luna of DAILY FELINE WISDOM is the best catitude I’ve seen lately. Source: Above Politics      

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On the Road to BlogPaws and the Cat Writer’s Association Conference, by Debbie De Louise

What she said. (Except for the personal bits, of course) Source: On the Road to BlogPaws and the Cat Writer’s Association Conference

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CAT LADY, CRAZY OR GREAT?

  Last night I went to dinner with friends. We talked, not of clothes or makeup, not of shopping or movies or places we had been, not of husbands or children or illnesses we were experiencing. We didn’t even discuss … Continue reading

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Exciting News from the Cat Writers’ Association

One of the most satisfying things that has happened to me this year was being accepted for membership by the Cat Writers’ Association. To see my name among the greats like Shirley Rousseau Murphy (The Joe Grey mystery series), Debbie … Continue reading

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10 WAYS TO “CAT” IN 2017

What makes cats so aloof and self-possessed when their human counterparts are chasing their tails just to get through the day? Cats know something we don’t, and they’re more than willing to teach us by their grand example. 1  No … Continue reading

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LIFE STAGES: WHEN KITTY IS GONE

A home is never so empty as when one has lost a beloved cat. Even if there are other pets still present, chances are they feel the loss as well. If kitty went peacefully, there will be empty beds, forsaken … Continue reading

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MAZATLAN MEMORIES: THREE FERAL CATS, from Fire Star Press

Check out my latest blogpost, MAZATLAN MEMORIES: THREE FERAL CATS, on Fire Star Press. We all miss our pets when we go on vacation. Here’s a sweet short story about cats right when I needed them most.  

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CAT WRITERS: WHAT THE *BLEEP* IS A CAT WRITER?

When you Google Cat Writer, you really don’t get a whole lot of joy. Most of the links go to various paws of the Cat Writers’ Association. But there you have it: If there is a Cat Writers’ Association, then … Continue reading

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