Category Archives: About Cats

Frivolous Friday – Unlikely Cat Friends

Is there anything as charming as watching unlikely animal friends interact? I saw a picture of a fawn and a bobcat curled up together this week trying to find shelter from one of the fires. I also saw the most … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats and the Burrowing Instinct

What does your cat do when she feels vulnerable? Many cats, when a stranger invades her space, there’s a loud noise (the trash truck picking up barrels in front of your house, a siren screaming past, the vacuum cleaner running … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – It Takes a Village to Keep a Cat Safe and Healthy

I believe in Hillary Clinton’s statement, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I used that quote the other day with regard to my aging mother. Yes, we’re finding that it takes a village—at least several caring family/friends and … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – The Debate: Talking Cats Versus Non-Talking Cats

By the title of today’s post, you might think I’m referring to vocal cats—those who are constantly “speaking” to you. Experts say that cats don’t “talk” to one another. They picked up that trait from humans. Some breeds seem to … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Heartwarming Kitty-Cat Rescues

Along with the loss due to Hurricane Michael came the unveiling of surprises and interesting new direction for some. Anytime we’re challenged by unexpected change, we have choices. We can wallow in the disappointment or we can step up and … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cute Kitty Quirks

Did your cat come with a quirk? Like humans, dogs, and horses, cats can have quirky things about them—unique trademark habits or abilities or anomalies. Look at the famous Grumpy Cat. Now that’s an unusual, and evidently marketable (exploitable) face. … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday–Cats You’ve Never Met

There are a lot more breeds of cats these days? I mean whoever heard of the Munchkin (except after watching the Wizard of Oz), or the Ragdoll, which came into existence in the late 1960s. Now there’s the Cheetoh Cat, … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – The Self-Contained Cat

While our foo-foo house cats don’t have much need or opportunity to hunt, it’s not uncommon to see Fluffy or Princess demonstrate hunting instincts during play, for example. A kitten will hide in the jungle (under a chair or behind … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Something Special Coming Up for National Cat Day

Yes, this is National Cat Day and we’re going to celebrate all week. Well, most of us celebrate cats every day of the year. I remember, on Mother’s Day or Father’s Day asking my parents, “Why isn’t there a kid’s … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Cats of No Color

You might have clicked on this link simply to discover what in the heck the title implies. It’s about black cats. Tomorrow (October 27) is National Black Cat Day. This is different from Black Cat Appreciation Day which is August … Continue reading

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