Category Archives: About Cats

Newsday Tuesday – Honoring the Cat

Have you heard about the cat that’s being honored at the Southwark Cathedral in London with a permanent statue in her likeness? Evidently the cat was rescued from the streets and adopted into the church during the 2008 Christmas season. … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – What Cats Bring From the Other Side

When we lose a cat it’s heartbreaking. Some of us decide never to have another cat again. Others can’t wait to bring home another one or two—not to replace her, but to fill their home and hearth with a new … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Your Cats’ Favorite Toy

Does your cat have a favorite toy? What’s her favored way of playing with it? I find that even cats raised together can have very different ways of playing and expressing their joy and their silly-self. Lily, as many of … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats of a Different Color

It’s always a crapshoot when you decide to bring a new cat or kitten into the household. You wonder if this cat will get along with the resident cat(s) because not all cats will create a harmonious bond. Generally, it’s … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats Who Give Back

We’ve all read sweet stories of cats helping other cats and even dogs protecting and nurturing kittens and cats. I saw a story this week about a dog who plays referee between two cats who can’t seem to get along … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – It’s Getting Dark Out: Do You Know Where Your Cat is?

How often have you wondered where your cat goes and what she does all day when she’s out of your sight? I think we’ve all had indoor-outdoor cats and some of us still do—my mother, for example. Her cat, Smokey, … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Happy Cat Month

No one wants a grumpy cat or one that’s unhappy, ill, angry, or fearful, right? We all delight in our cats being relaxed, healthy and happy. The CATalyst Council, a nationwide council of several organizations, has set aside September as … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Silly Moments With our Comical Cats

You’ve probably seen that Twizzler commercial where grumpy or serious people are tempted by a Twizzler and have trouble keeping that straight face. Cats (especially kittens) have a similar affect. Just try to be melancholy, angry, or stoic when a … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Clear the Shelters Day

This is a wonderful story of adoption sponsored by NBC and Telemundo TV. And it was a huge success. Over 1,200 shelters participated and over 70,000 animals were adopted. You should see the pictures of the happy pets and excited … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cats and Books

  It cracks me up how and where I find ideas for this blog (and for the Klepto Cat Mystery stories, by the way). Last week I visited the restroom in my chiropractor’s office and saw a photograph of a … Continue reading

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