Category Archives: Famous Cats

Paws Up for Wednesday – Maneki-Neko Day

Tomorrow is Maneki-Neko Day. Many of you reading this know exactly what this Japanese word means. The plump mostly white cat that looks like it’s waving comes to mind. Yes, this is the Beckoning Cat made famous in Japan probably … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Welcome to the Whitehouse, Willow

As you probably know by now, there’s a new cat in the White House and she’s not pedigreed or even registered. She’s only two, so she must have been a kitten when Jill Biden first met her during a campaign … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – State Catz

Every state in our union adopts various items and even mammals, birds and reptiles to represent what they’re made up of, what they take pride in, and what they offer. Some cities do the same. California’s flower, for example, is … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats in the White House

Those of you who loves cats and who follows cats in the news will be pleased to learn that there will be a first cat again come January. The Bidens have two large German Shepherds and they’re eager to introduce … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats That Run for Office

You may recall my posts about a cat named Stubbs who was the mayor of Talkeetna, Alaska. I visited the town and talked to Stubb’s caretakers, but was not granted permission to visit  the cat as he was too elderly … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Meet the New Grumpy Cat

It appears there are a few cats in the running to take the beloved Grumpy Cat’s place since his passing. One lives in Austin, TX. Louis is a pure-bred Persian with quite an unpleasant look on his face, but his … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – There’s a New Grumpy Cat in Town

Have you met Louis of Austin? He may become the newest grumpy-face cat. Here is a good introduction of Louis of Austin. https://www.boredpanda.com/permanently-angry-new-grumpy-cat-louis/?utm_source=bing&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic And then there’s the saddest cat on the Internet—Meowlancholy from Beijing. What a cutie. https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5761447/grumpy-cat-lookalike-lulu-instagram-126000-followers/ Sixteen of … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday—Influential Cats

If you have a cat, you know how influential they can be. Some of them influence you to play more and laugh more while others might be the reason you relax more often. I’ve had cats persuade me to adopt … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Cats on Stage

Are you one of the over 73 million people who have seen Cats the musical? I had the opportunity to see it in Santa Barbara, California. What a thrill. I thought you might like to know something about the back-story … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Profile of a Storybook Cat

Most of you reading this blog have met Rags (aka Ragsdale), the starring cat in the Klepto Cat Mystery series. Did you know that the storybook Rags is patterned partly after my mother’s cat, Smokey and partly after my little … Continue reading

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