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PRESENTERS – THE HEART OF THE CWA CONFERENCE

  Though fun and important, there is more to putting on a successful conference than great swag and awards. In my last post, IT TAKES A VILLAGE – THANK YOU, CWA CONFERENCE SPONSORS! I listed the numerous companies who backed … Continue reading

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IT TAKES A VILLAGE – THANK YOU, CWA CONFERENCE SPONSORS!

I am one among many who had an excellent time at the recent Cat Writers’ Association Conference in St. Louis.  I’ve heard so many compliments about the speakers, the swag, the book-signing and raffle, and the overall spirit of comradery, … Continue reading

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STRAY POEMS

    Curl up, slumber king, your hot weight atop my breast, holding my soul from untimely departure.   Curl up, your purr in my ear and in my dream.   Curl up. Don’t listen to that other cat in … Continue reading

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Sneaky’s Feature Friday Film: Meowing About The Cat Writer’s Association Conference

Sneaky (and Debbie De Louise) did such a great job on this blog about our part in the upcoming Cat Writers’ Association Conference that I’m sharing it here. If you’re in St Louis weekend after next, be sure to drop … Continue reading

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COMING SOON – CAT NOEL, a Crazy Cat Lady Christmas Novella

Who’s ready for Christmas? Not Lynley Cannon, that’s for sure. But she has little say in it. My new Crazy Cat Lady Christmas novella, Cat Noel, is back from the beta reader and on its way to my editor. I’m … Continue reading

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GRIEF AND THE CIRCLE GAME

****Warning: This is not a happy post. Art by Qakie   I’ve been off the grid. You may have noticed, but probably not. That’s okay. If you’re anything like me, social media is a constant, incoming tide of information, ideas, … Continue reading

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The Best Cat Toys for Blind Cats – Katzenworld

  Blind kitties don’t know they have a disability, and with our help, they never need to. Take a few minutes to check out this post reblogged from Katzenworld. Watch the video of Honey Bee, the blind adventure cat, and … Continue reading

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LESLIE COBB, CAT ARTIST – AN INTERVIEW

Our guest today is Northwest Cat Artist Leslie Cobb. Leslie is an amazing person whom I have the pleasure to know personally. She is part artist, part cat advocate, and part kitty angel. Her home is filled with bright colors … Continue reading

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MY LIFE IN CATS

How does someone end up a sixty-six-year-old cat lady? I think it was destined, because some of my earliest memories are of cats. This is Two and me in 1958. He was the cat I was going to marry. Two … Continue reading

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BIG SALE ON “CAT POEMS: FOR THE LOVE OF CATS”

~Since I was a total and utter failure at setting up my “CAT POEMS: FOR THE LOVE OF CATS” Giveaway the other day, I decided to run a sale instead. I will revisit the Giveaway site (when I have more … Continue reading

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