Category Archives: life stages

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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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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LIFE STAGES: LIFE AFTER KITTY’S LOSS

People usually come out of the loss of a beloved pet with 1 of 3 basic thoughts: I never want to feel that pain again! Some cat moms and dads swear off adoption because they literally cannot bear the idea … 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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LIFE STAGES: WHEN KITTY DIES

  No!! Anything but that! Tears spring to my eyes just writing the title. Yet it is something we must face because death happens, and unfortunate and unfair as it may be, chances are we will outlive our cats. Unlike … Continue reading

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LIFE STAGES: WHEN YOUR KITTY GETS SICK

Good news! Cats are living longer now. Better food and living conditions, keeping cats indoors, and an improved general understanding of cats have all played their part in stretching a normal cat’s life from 12 to 16 and even up … Continue reading

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LIFE STAGES: WHEN YOUR KITTY GETS OLD

What happened? It seems like only yesterday my cats were young, playful, and ready to take on the world. Now even Little, the baby of the bunch, is going on 10. Big Red, the stray I rescued at age 4 … Continue reading

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