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CWA CONFERENCE- I’M ON MY WAY!

In a little less than twenty-four hours, I board a plane for St. Louis and the 25th Annual Cat Writers’ Association Conference. This will be the third year I’ve attended, and in spite of my usual introvert anxiety about going … 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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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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MY CWA AWARDS AND THE STORY BEHIND THEM

For a writer, winning an award is an amazing gift. Though most of us love our stories and would write them even if no one ever saw them or read them, such acknowledgement is very satisfying. It validates all those … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW WITH ARTIST QUINT COLE- HE’S A CAT!

Today I have the pleasure of interviewing a true cat artist— No not an artist who paints cats, but a cat who paints artwork! Quint Cole, of Colehaus Cats, has been painting from a young age. Here is his story: … Continue reading

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THE NEWS YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR! LUX IS HOME!

Lux has been adopted! Stay tuned for details; I’m planning an interview with his new cat mom soon, but I couldn’t wait to share the news! After five years and three states, Lux the 911 cat is finally home!   … 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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