Tag Archives: Cat Behavior

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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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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HOW TO PLAY WITH CATS

  Yes, there is a right way to play with cats. I know it’s so fun to whip that feather birdie back and forth in front of your cat, to land it on his head, to wind it around his … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS WITH CATS 2017: A ROCKY TRUCE

Christmas is different this year. Two beloved feline family members are gone and a new one has come. Little, the one remaining from what such a short time ago was a family of 4, dislikes her new brother, Oscar. To … Continue reading

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LUX: AN OFFICIAL (& NOT SO OFFICIAL) UPDATE

I’m happy to announce – finally – an update on Lux, Portland’s own 911 cat. As most of you know, 2 1/2 years ago, Lux frightened a couple with a baby into locking themselves in their bedroom and calling 911. … Continue reading

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CATS! CAN YOU BELIEVE?

If you have read any of my Crazy Cat Lady cozy mysteries, (Cats’ Eyes, Copy Cats, Cat’s Paw) you know that I begin each chapter with an interesting cat tip or fact. I’ve amassed quite a collection and thought it … Continue reading

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CATS INDOORS!

     I belong to an email group that sends out notices for pets lost in my area. Included in the email is the option to share the notice on my  Facebook page, which I do. Each time I post the … 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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CAT’S PAW COVER REVEAL CONTEST WINNERS

Thank you, everyone who participated in my Cat’s Paw Cover Reveal contest. I know it must have been hard to choose from all of Leslie Cobb’s beautiful cat paintings, but I hope you had fun looking. I love Leslie’s work … Continue reading

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CAT’S PAW COVER REVEAL, It’s Finally Here!

  Here it is! The cover for Cat’s Paw, my 3rd Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery, to be launched November 10th, exactly one month from today. I love it, and I hope you do too! Meet Emilio. Emilio plays a … Continue reading

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