Category Archives: Artists and Cats

Mindful Monday – Inside the Klepto Cat Mystery Factory

This week’s blog posts will be all about the world of writing cozy mysteries. It’s been a period of interaction with fans lately, which is refreshing after the year we’ve had—so much isolation. It’s especially fun to chat with Rags’s … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – A Shout Out For Cat Artists

Is your cat artistic? Does she create designs on your furniture with her claws, organize her toys attractively (one balancing on top of another or on a tabletop next to one of your decorative pieces or in the way so … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Rapper Becomes Trapper (to save cats, that is)

You may have heard of Sterling Davis by now—the rapper who took a side job in a cat shelter to earn a little extra money and to hang out with some of his favorite “people”—cats. When he realized the need … Continue reading

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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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