Category Archives: About Cats

Newsday Tuesday – Interesting and Outrageous Stories About Cats

  We’ve reported on an island where cats are practically the only residents, we’ve talked about the cat train in Japan, but here’s an unusual story of cats renting their own apartment in San Jose, California. Evidently the space was … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Portraits of Cats—How to Capture Your Cat at Her Best

This week’s blog fare is varied. Throughout the week we’ll focus on some of the smart and clever things cats do—one of my favorite topics. As a contrast, I’ll share stories of cat oopsies—some of the missteps cats take. We’ve … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday — A Celebration of Cats

This is the Catscapades blog and I don’t believe you’ll find a Dogs-capades blog anywhere on the Internet, but what cat person doesn’t also appreciate dogs and many other animals? I belong to the Cat Writer’s Association–an organization for those … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Sleeping Cats–Ohhh So Cute!

Try not to smile. I’ve posted pictures of sleeping cats before. Who doesn’t melt when seeing a cat so relaxed? I love watching internet videos showing cats sleeping in some of the most interesting, positions. Some of them are hilarious. … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Where’d the Cat Go?

Do you ever go looking for your cat and discover, after several minutes or more, that she’s hiding right under your nose? Before leaving your house do you check to see where your cats are? We’ve been known to close … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Shopping for Your Cats

Ever since I established the inside-only rule for my cats, I’ve toyed with the idea of allowing them outdoor time in the sunshine. And I’ve talked about catios and other types of enclosure on the market. Here’s another one that … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Favorite Cat Toys and Cubbies

Yesterday I revealed Lily’s passion for tiny stuffed toys. She has a stuffed spider, little owl, baby otter, and, of course, a small stuffed kitten. Her lambie is one of her favorites. Lambie seems to come out of the basket … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats and Teddies

What’s cuter than a baby cuddling with a teddy bear? Let me suggest that maybe it’s a kitten curled up with a teddy bear or sitting with a stuffed owl or posing amidst her array of animal toys—or cats cuddling … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats, Who Made News in 2018

I think we all find cats fascinating. The more cats you’ve had over your lifetime, the more you know how very different cats can be from one another. A cat is unique in his/her own right, but also very much … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Things Your Cat Can Teach You About Your New Year’s Resolutions

Have you made any promises to yourself this year? Are you going to change something that isn’t working, work harder, take more time off, spend more time with friends/family, lose/gain weight, eat healthy, exercise more? Whew! That’s a lot of … Continue reading

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