Category Archives: Health, Wellness, Lifestyle

THREE PICTURES

  I’m looking at a picture of my parents. My father in a plaid shirt and turtleneck, standing arms across his chest, smiling. My mother sitting, outside somewhere, the green of grass for background. Legs crossed ladylike, cigarette in hand. … Continue reading

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THE EXTREMELY PROVOCATIVE “HAT-WITH-CAT-EARS” QUESTION

  Warning: This post deviates from my usual subject matter and will be offensive to some. If it bothers you, please skip this blogpost and come back next time for more book news and romps with cats. I promise neither … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Cat, by Mary Nielsen

When Mary Nielsen approached me with “10 Reasons Why Everyone Should Adopt a Cat”, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Then she told me she had created the infographic to motivate more people to adopt cats instead of buying them, … Continue reading

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Lynley Cannon’s FRIDAY FELINE FACTS & FANCIES, Pet Partners

  Lynley Cannon, star of the Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series, is often referred to as a crazy cat lady herself, but when it comes to the feline species, this sixty-something cat shelter volunteer knows her stuff. Check here … Continue reading

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Lynley Cannon’s FRIDAY FELINE FACTS & FANCIES, Pets and Purrs

  Lynley Cannon, star of the Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series, is often referred to as a crazy cat lady herself, but when it comes to the feline species, she knows her stuff. Check here each Friday for instructive … Continue reading

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TINKERBELLE REMEMBERS: The Finding of a Therapy Cat

  TINKERBELLE REMEMBERS: A series about Tinkerbelle, Registered Pet Partner Therapy Cat (retired) and our journey together 1. Before. When I took the scraggly, emaciated, sickly old cat into foster from the shelter, I knew right away there was something different … Continue reading

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CAT POETRY 2 – Do Cats Dream

    Do cats dream? Do old cats leap and play as in their kitten days? Do crippled cats run the hills on unfettered legs? Do indoor cats prowl the jungle wilds? In their dreams, are sick cats whole again? … Continue reading

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Lynley Cannon’s FRIDAY FELINE FACTS & FANCIES

  Lynley Cannon, star of the Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series, is often referred to as a crazy cat lady herself, but when it comes to the feline species, she knows her stuff. Check here each Friday for instructive … Continue reading

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CLONING YOUR CAT?

  Can you clone your cat?  ViaGen Pets says yes. ViaGen, calling themselves “America’s Pet Cloning and Genetic Preservation Experts” will take your kitty’s (or doggie’s) DNA and produce a genetic twin. I had a chance to talk with Melain Rodriguez … Continue reading

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ON LOCATION RESEARCH FOR CAT CALL, A CRAZY CAT LADY MYSTERY #4

Nicholas Cage sits at the craps table. Angelina Jolie is serving drinks. Elvis places a bet on red fourteen, Beyoncé undulating against his arm. Nathan Fillion (the Firefly years) crosses the room, a cocktail in his hand. Gene Hackman, George … Continue reading

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