Tag Archives: inspiration

CATS OF MAZATLAN

This was going to be a docu-post, following cats I saw on the streets here in Mazatlan, but street sightings have always been rare, and this time, non-existent. Cats aren’t popular here, the locals preferring dogs. Often it’s thanks to … Continue reading

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CAT-MAS POEM and AN ANNOUNCEMENT!

Here is my latest cat poem, “Merry Cat-mas“, published on the Fire Star Blogsite to celebrate the holiday season.   And speaking of poems and cats, I have a big surprise coming before the end of the year. It has to … Continue reading

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TOUCHDOWN: CWA CONFERENCE MINI-BLOG DAY 0

I arrived in Houston at 5:00 am and bypassed a ruckus I found out later to be a grenade scare. Me, blissfully ignorant, walked off into the hot Texas morning with nary a clue. The hotel, a Hyatt Regency, got … Continue reading

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ADOPTING A SENIOR CAT

  As a shelter volunteer, I hear many reasons why people don’t want to adopt a senior* cat. Expensive medical bills are a valid concern, as is knowing the pain of loss will come sooner with an older cat, but … 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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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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