Category Archives: Artists and Cats

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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Newsday Tuesday – The Misunderstood Cougar

For years, experts have thought and reported that the cougar (puma, mountain lion) is a loner. I attended a program recently during which the commentator said that once a cougar is old enough to leave his mother, he needs an … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Capturing the Essence of a Cat

I’ve featured Susan Colla’s animal art here before. I think her pencil drawings of animals—in particular cats—are phenomenal. So much so that I bought one of her originals. Susan seems to know and understand the big cats from the inside … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – A New Subspecies of Cat

I’ve been in love with the snow leopard since the first time I saw one, which I believe was in the Denver Zoo in the 1970s. Many years later, as I planned a trip to San Antonio, I learned that … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday–Get to Know the Voice Behind the Audiobook

As you know, I’ve been excitedly telling you about my new audio book. A lot of people have told me over the last four years that they’d love to read my Klepto Cat Mystery series, but they just don’t have … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Even an Author Needs Creative Outlets

You would think that when you write for a living—when you spend every day all day creating stories or even articles—that activity would fulfill any creative urges. However, I’ve been writing for publication for 44 years and I’ve always felt … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday–Meet my artist

People love my Klepto Cat Mystery book covers. Today, I’d like to introduce my artist, Bernadette Kazmarski at http://thecreativecat.net As you can see, she does commissioned art, photography, poetry and she writes. Her site is beautiful and full of her … Continue reading

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Fun and Frivolous Friday–Meet Artist Susan Colla

Catscapades is a blog dedicated to all things cat. Today I’ve invited pencil artist Susan Colla to join us. Susan specializes in wildlife fine art and it’s the big cat portion of that specialty we’re featuring here today. Susan, like … Continue reading

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