Category Archives: Artists and Cats

Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – The Tools of My Trade

On my Christmas list this year was a new ergonomic keyboard for my computer and a mouse pad. I’m a writer. I’ve been writing for publication for over 45 years and I’ve replaced my “tools” many times over the years. … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Will You See the Movie, “Cats?”

I’ve been telling you about the coming of the movie “Cats.” And I’ve been eagerly awaiting the movie myself. I wanted to compare it to the musical. I was curious as to how they’d handle the movie version. I think … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cat Art Has no Bounds

When it comes to cat art, there seems to be no limit to the mediums and styles and materials. I have stuffed cats, ceramic cats, wooden, metal, paper, glass, plastic, and fabric cats. There are cats on canvas, wicker shaped … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – When Cats and People Who Love Them Gather

I’m still winding down from my great weekend at the 25th Cat Writers Association Conference in St. Louis. I’ve been a member of Cat Writers now for nine years (I was a kitten in 2010). And I’ve attended most of … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday—Cats in the Home Workplace

Many of us work at home these days. And home is often where the cat is. How do you manage your cat in your home workplace? Is she welcome there as she is in the rest of the house? I … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Winning Cat Writers and Artists

As I’ve mentioned, we have some amazing authors and artists and other professionals in the Cat Writers’ Association (CWA) and many of us enjoy entering the annual CWA competition with our meaningful, useful and entertaining work. I’d like to introduce … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – What is a Cat Writer?

I’ve been talking all week about my experiences at the Cat Writers’ Conference. Some of you might be wondering what in the heck is a cat writer and why do they have a conference. I mean, it’s obvious that a … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Furry Roadblocks to Publishing Success

Because Book 27 of the Klepto Cat Mystery series ended with a bit of a cliffhanger, fans are waiting even more fervently for Book 28 and I’m doing my best to get it out quickly. However, there is a process … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Feeding Your Cat Addiction

Are you addicted to cats? Do you have trouble resisting cute cat videos? Do you sigh with delight at seeing an adorable cat painting or photograph? I adore most cat art. Here’s an article featuring some of the world’s famous … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Cat Art on Steroids

I’ve been excited about sharing this all week. Sure, we’ve seen a lot of cat art and I’m guessing that most of us have art and crafts depicting cats displayed in our home. Who among Catscapades followers did not hang … Continue reading

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