Category Archives: Interesting Pets

Frivolous Friday – Cats That Help Others

A friend sent me this link where I met Truffles, a gorgeous cat who works at a place called A Child’s Eyes in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. She helps kids feel more confident when it comes time for them to wear glasses … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Olivia is 10 Months Old

Many of you enjoy my photos of Olivia, the tiny calico we adopted from a local shelter when she was three months old. Well, she turned ten months this week. What an interesting and fun adventure it’s been—delightful and frustrating … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Cats and Horses and Birds and…

I just read a fun article about how similar cats and horses are. In my Klepto Cat Mysteries, Rags, the starring cat, is great friends with the starring horse, Peaches. And that isn’t totally unusual. Our family used to own … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – The First 75 Days With Olivia

This is day 75 with Olivia. This is the picture that pulled at my heart and caused me to say “YES! We want her.” As many of you know, we lost our precious Lily on May 17th.  She was only … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Meet Bootsie

This is Bootsie. I never had the opportunity to meet Bootsie, but I fell in love with her from hearing her story and seeing her pictures. Doesn’t she look like a really cool cat? I received this story from a … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – The Cat’s Got Talent

What is your cat’s super power? Is he a great jumper or climber? Can she find the best and most unique hiding places? Do her claws grow extra long and thick? Does she have a gorgeous tail, a pretty ruff … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Sophie’s 15! How Can That Be?

Dear Sophie, it seems like we just brought you home from the veterinarian who spayed you and determined that you would adjust nicely to a home atmosphere. He opted not to return you to the streets where you were found … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Does Your Cat Want to Join the Circus?

Lately, I’ve seen a couple of videos featuring trained cats—yes, cats actually doing some pretty amazing moves on cue. Here’s the one featuring the Savitsky cats who performed on Idol. (Spoiler Alert: Simon loved them). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8e0z3-iZ_TY A friend sent me … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – True to Life Klepto Cats

Just so you know, my klepto cat stories aren’t actually as fictitious as you might think. While I may not be depicting a particular cat involved in a specific incident, my cat tales are truly and charmingly realistic. Yes, Virginia, … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – A Cat Café Adventure and More Cats Doing Interesting Things

Yesterday I visited our county’s first and only cat café. As you know, I’ve written about cat cafés and I visited one in Houston when I attended the Cat Writers Association conference in June. It’s interesting how cat cafés in … Continue reading

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