Category Archives: About Cats

Feline Fun Friday – Cats for Prisoners

We’ve all heard about programs where prisoners are paired with dogs that need homes. There are programs for inmates involving horses and even a program in at least one facility in Massachusetts where prisoners help rehabilitate wildlife. But did you … Continue reading

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 Paws Up for Wednesday – Throwback Wednesday.

In March of 2009—yes, 13 years ago—I wrote the following post. The Klepto Cat and Calico Cat Mysteries series were still in the incubation period and I’d just come out with a book of true cat tales. One story features … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Enrichment for Cats

Cats need attention—some cats more than others. If you’ve had many cats over the years, you know that some are more needy than others and their neediness might come in spurts. Cats also have a way of appearing bored. That’s … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Cats Love to Give a Helping Paw

Those of us who work at home or where there is a shop cat, know how helpful a cat wants to be. They see a hand and turn somersaults to get its attention—“pet me, stroke me, scratch behind my ear…” … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Cats as Eye-Witnesses

As many of you know Rags, the cat in my Klepto Cat Mystery series, often works with the local sheriff’s department on interesting and messy cases. He discovers clues, he has instincts that help authorities home in on the right … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – What’s Your Cat’s Sleeping Preferences?

What’s sweeter than watching a kitten or even a grown cat sleeping? Don’t you just want to kiss that sweet face and pet those cute paws of a soundly sleeping cat? Actually, does a cat sleep soundly? I have to … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – The Angst of Moving With a Cat

As if it isn’t stressful enough to move, throw one or more cats into the mix and you’ve created the potential for an episode of off-the-charts anxiety. But it doesn’t have to be that way. What’s the solution? Trade your … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – How to Entertain a Bored Cat      

Olivia is a year old. She has plenty of toys and interesting cat condos, tunnels, furniture to play on. She has perching places at several windows where she loves to watch the neighbors, their pets, and wild birds. We’re here … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Why Are Cats So Suspicious?

Have you ever wondered why your cats are so suspicious? They sneak up on things—even toys they’re familiar with. They sniff their food and treats before eating it as if they suspect you’ve laced it with poison or something. They … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Other-Abled Cats

My grandson and his wife just adopted the sweetest kitten. He’s an ordinary grey kitten. There’s nothing really special about him, until you get to know his sweet purr-sonality and until you know the rest of his story. Rip, named … Continue reading

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